Monthly Archives: November 2019

Christ the King and the Widow’s Mite

[Homily.  Assumption Chapel. Monday, Nov 25, 2019.  Based on Lk 21:1-4.] Yesterday, for the Solemnity of the Feast of Christ the King we were invited to contemplate the Crucified Lord as Christ, our King.  The healer who had preached of … Continue reading

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Commitment to Quality and Mission:  An Imperative for our Schools’ Survival and Growth

[Address:  PAASCU General Assembly.  Marriott Hotel, November 22, 2019.] It is still my great privilege to welcome you to the 2019 General Assembly of the PAASCU.  Even in the run-up to this happy day, the registrations were coming in faster … Continue reading

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Lord, that I may see.

[Homily.  Assumption Chapel.  Monday, November 18, 2019.  Based on Luke 18:35-43.] We are in the week before the great Solemnity of Christ the King. In yesterday’s Gospel, Jesus describes the end times.  The great Temple will be totally leveled; not … Continue reading

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Three Concerns in Christian Discipleship

[Homily:  Assumption Chapel.  11.11.19.  Based on:  Luke 17: 1-6] In our Gospel reading for today according to Luke Jesus is on his great journey to Jerusalem – where he will enter in glory, take possession of His Father’s temple,  then … Continue reading

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Thank you for your generosity and for More Together

Thank you for accepting our invitation to dinner last Saturday evening to consider how you might help our beloved Ateneo de Davao University!   Accepting this invitation, you already helped contribute significantly to its A-1 Scholarship Fund for gifted students. It … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to the Heavenly Banquet

[Homily:  Assumption Chapel, 4 Nov. 2019] There are some people who love to eat,  and loving to eat, they love to talk about food.  What is your favorite food?  How is it best prepared? Father Manny Perez is an expert … Continue reading

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Shared Vulnerability, Relief and Responsibility

[Based on the Message of Fr. Joel to the ADDU Community in Assumption Chapel on Nov. 2nd after the Earthquakes of Oct. 29th and 30th] With the earthquakes in the past days, we all shared a common experience of vulnerability.  … Continue reading

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