Author Archives: Joel Tabora, S.J.

About Joel Tabora, S.J.

Jesuit. Educator

Context of Higher Education in Mindanao:  Peace and Justice

[Presentation to the UNITED BOARD for CHRISTIAN HIGHER EDUCATION IN ASIA, ADDU Calungsod-San Vitores Center,  JUNE 10, 2019] The topic that was suggested for me was: the “Context of Higher Education in Mindanao:  Peace and Justice”. In the context of … Continue reading

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Transformative Education Program founded on JEEPGY – Justice and Peace, Ecological Integrity, Engaged Citizenship, Poverty Alleviation, Gender Sensitivity and Youth Empowerment

[Contribution to Lab 2 on the Identity of Christian Schools during the World Convention of the International Organization of Catholic Education (OIEC) in Fordham University, New York, June 6, 2017]  It is a privilege for me to stand here before … Continue reading

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A Challenge to “One Ateneo, One Plan”

[Address to the ADDU General Faculty Assembly, Martin Hall, June 1, 2019.] Welcome back to our new School Year, 2019-20! The Context Yesterday the earth quaked in preparation for this day!  Today, MyLai Santos reminds us that today is World … Continue reading

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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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