Monthly Archives: April 2019

Values of a Jesuit School in the Philippines

[Address:  ADDU Graduate and Law School Graduation. 4.27.19] Last Easter Monday, all the Presidents of the Ateneos in the Philippines gathered on the 11th floor of our Community.  Part of what they talked about was what it is that makes … Continue reading

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In the Light of the Risen Lord

[Homily:  Baccalaureate Mass for the ADDU Graduate School and College of Law, 27 April 2019.]  We gather today still in the excitement and joy of the resurrection! As we celebrate the happy outcome of the profound paschal mystery, our readings … Continue reading

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Winning the Peace in Mindanao

[Welcome Address:  Winning the Peace, Multistakeholders’ Dialogue on the Philippine Peace Process, Calungsod-San Vitores Hall,  Ateneo de Davao University, 24 April 2019] In the name of the Ateneo de Davao University and of the Initiatives for International Dialogue (IID), it … Continue reading

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The Anointing at Bethany

[Homily:  Holy Monday, April 15, 2019] In our Gospel today, Mary anoints Jesus. Her anointing of Jesus comes just after the seventh sign in John’s Gospel:  Jesus’ raising of Lazarus from the dead.   You recall, when news came of Lazarus’ … Continue reading

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I and My Father are One

[Homily.  Baccalaureate Mass.  Assumption College of Davao, April 12, 2019] Your Baccalaureate Mass falls on the Friday before Good Friday.  This Sunday, the Church will celebrate Palm Sunday.  This will commemorate the bitter-sweet entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem when the … Continue reading

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I am the Light of the World

[Homily. ADDU Assumption Chapel, Monday, April 8, 2019.] The Story of Susanna in the first reading from the Book of Daniel complements the story of the woman caught in adultery in John 8:1-11, which was read in all our Sunday … Continue reading

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Profile of the ADDU Graduate

[Address. ADDU College Graduation, April 6, 2019] In the 70th year of the ADDU, in the Church’s  Year of the Youth, where we celebrate you beloved, gifted and empowered as college graduates of the Ateneo de Davao University, I would … Continue reading

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