Monthly Archives: May 2019

Twelve Thank Yous on the Birthday of CHED Chairman Popoy de Vera

Happy birthday, Chair Popoy! I’m happy to be here to celebrate your birthday! As a voice from the private sector As a voice coming from Mindanao Thank you for inviting me! There is that beautiful poem, “How do I love … Continue reading

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Fortes in Fide

[Homily: Monday of the 5th Week of Easter based on Jn 14:21-26,  Assumption Chapel, 20 May 2019.] We have begun a process of strategic planning in the university. Last Wednesday to Friday, some 70 of us from the university and … Continue reading

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By the Sea of Tiberias near Capernaum

[Homily. Monday of the 3rd Week of Easter, ADDU Assumption Chapel, 6 May 2019.] Yesterday, the third Sunday after Easter, we recalled the third appearance of Jesus to his disciples in John’s Gospel – at the shore of the Sea … Continue reading

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In Preparation for the Holy Month of Ramadan

[Welcome address: Symposium for Muslim Filipinas to Welcome Ramadan,  ADDU Martin Hall, May 2, 2019.] Hon. Dalisay Macadawan, Commissioner, Natioinal Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) Women Sector Alim Mohammad Pasigan, the Grand Mufti  of Davao Mohammed Habeb Al Khulaqi of the Mercy … Continue reading


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“Quality” – for Discussion

[A contribution to COCOPEA’S Strategic Planning Exercise, Holiday Inn and Suites, Makati, 29 April 2019)] My apologies for not preparing a PowerPoint.  Recently, Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua decried that Philippine Development is too heavily based on PPPs.  He meant PowerPoint … Continue reading

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