Monthly Archives: June 2020

ADDU – A Virtual Community Online with a Special Strength

[Address:  Orientation to AY 2020-21 Online, June 22, 2020] Welcome to the new Academic Year, 2020-21, at Ateneo de Davao University! This orientation will peak in the celebration of the Mass of the Holy Spirit at 11:30, over which I … Continue reading

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On the Gift of the Holy Spirit and his Seven Gifts – Referencing Ignatian Spirituality

 [Mass of the Holy Spirit. ADDU Live-streamed Mass, June 22, 2021.]  The Gift of the Spirit of God This academic year 2020-21 actually began with the celebration of Pentecost, the celebration of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. Pentecost was … Continue reading

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Final Vows:  Ongoing Availability to the Lord

[Homily:  Final Vows of Fr. Antonio Basilio, S.J., Assumption Chapel, Feast of the Sacred Heart, June 16, 2020.  Gospel:  John 21:1-13] Tony, the words today from Deuteronomy can apply to you: “The Lord set his heart on you and chose … Continue reading

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Barnabas, the Apostle

[Homily.  ADDU Live-streamed Mass.  June 11, 2020] We celebrate today the Memorial of St. Barnabas.  While Barnabas was not among “the Twelve,” the twelve who among the disciples of Jesus formed the inner circle closest to Jesus, he was an … Continue reading

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