Monthly Archives: August 2019

Christus Vivit! – Christ is Alive! – in our Catholic Schools

[Address of Fr. Joel Tabora, SJ, to the CEAP Regional Convention of Region II, University of St. Louis of Tuguegarao, August 27, 2019.] Dr. Exuperio “Jun” Flores, the CEAP Regional Trustee of Region II; Fr. Renillo Sta. Ana, the President … Continue reading

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Rejoice and be glad

[Homily at the wake of Gina Lopez, August 23, 2019. Based on Matthew 5:1-11] I consider it one of the privileges of my life to have conferred the honorary doctorate of the Ateneo de Naga University on the environmentalist, Gina … Continue reading

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Fr. Joel Tabora’s Reservations on the Reserve Officers Training Corp Bills.

To the Hon. Sen. Sherwin “Win” Gatchalian and the members of the Committee on Basic Education, Culture and the Arts of the Philippine Senate: In a dialogue last July 30, 2019 between the COCOPEA and Sen. Win Gatchalian, he informed … Continue reading

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What Must I Do to Gain the Fullness of Life?

[Homily. Chapel of the Assumption.  Mt. 19: 16-22.  19 August 2019] Our Gospel today speaks of a rich young man who approaches Jesus and asks, “Teacher, what good must I do to gain eternal life?” (Mt. 19: 16). Because Jesus … Continue reading

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OPAPP to adopt “Human Fraternity” as “primordial document” for peace

By CAROLYN O. ARGUILLAS – AUGUST 15, 2019 11:53 PM MindaNews [] DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 15 August) – The Presidential Peace Adviser on Wednesday declared before an audience of Christian and Muslim religious leaders in Mindanao that the Office of the … Continue reading

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The “Document on Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together”

[A Presentation for the Conference, “Walking and Working Together for Healing and Reconciliation” sponsored by ADDU and OPAPP.”  Ateneo de Davao University, Calungsod-San Vitores Center, 14 August, 2019.] Asalaam alaikum!  The Peace of God be upon you all! My task … Continue reading

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Mary Assumed into Heaven, our Future, our Companion

We come to the Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Davao in celebration of the Fiesta of Our Lady of the Assumption.  The Patroness of the Ateneo de Davao University is Our Lady of the Assumption.  Our fiesta honors her.  The … Continue reading

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