Author Archives: Joel Tabora, S.J.

About Joel Tabora, S.J.

Jesuit. Educator

From Brokenness to Wholeness to Holiness

[Address to the Davao Association of Catholic Schools/CEAP Region XI] The President of the Davao Association of Catholic Schools, Fr. Tom Avila, the representatives of the DACS Board of Trustees, members of the DACS and of CEAP Region XI: My … Continue reading

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The Law of Love in the Stupidity of the Cross

[Homily.  Mass of the Holy Spirit for ADDU College of Law.  Based on John 16:7-14.  Assumption Chapel  June 28, 2018.] We come together as the ADDU College of Law to invoke the presence and guidance of the Holy Spirit on … Continue reading

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Renewing PAASCU in the Context of Philippine Education Today

[Introductory talk to Strategic Planning, 25-26 June, 2018, Microtel, Libis, QC.] I have been asked to talk about the General Mission of Education, the challenges faced by Philippine Education, and the Role of Accreditation in the tasks of Quality Assurance … Continue reading

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Running in the Spirit Towards the Light

[Mass of the Holy Spirit.  ADDU Colleges. 21 June, 2018.] Before the beginning of this academic year I addressed the assembled faculties of our ADDU and challenged them to greater intellectual engagement in the University mission:  we focused on improved … Continue reading

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A Challenge to Greater Intellectual Engagement for Mission

[Address: ADDU Faculty General Assembly, Martin Hall, June 5, 2018] At the beginning of this academic year, I hope you feel the same joy as I do when we come together from the diversity of our different units in the … Continue reading

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Do Not Prevent Them

[Homily: Evening Mass, Jesuit Villa, Mirador Hill, 23 May 2018, based on Mark 9:38-40)] In our Gospel, there was someone driving out demons in Jesus’ name. He was driving out demons. The disciples tried to prevent him. He was freeing … Continue reading

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Much Given, Much Required

[Address. ADDU Graduation of the College of Law and the Graduate School. 28 April 2018.] For this year at Ateneo de Davao, this has been my fifth graduation. In the past, I only had four. But this year, the SHS … Continue reading

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