Author Archives: Joel Tabora, S.J.

About Joel Tabora, S.J.

Jesuit. Educator

SAFIRE Celebration and Graced Expectations

[Homily: Ateneo de Davao University Thanksgiving Mass.  Martin Hall. 14 December 2018.] This afternoon we come together in great thanksgiving.  But also with deep expectation. In great thanksgiving because we celebrate the Safire Seventieth Anniversary of our Ateneo de Davao … Continue reading

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A Moment of Shared Discernment in the Spirit of Peace

[Welcome Address: Catholic Church Leaders’ Peace Summit in Mindanao.  Calungsod-San Vitores Center, ADDU, Nov 28, 2018. ] In the context of the Mindanao Week of Peace it is my privilege as President of the Ateneo de Davao University to welcome … Continue reading

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In the Peace at the Heart of Islam

[Welcome Address: 45th General Assembly of the Bishops-Ulama Conference. Calungsod-San Vitores Center, ADDU, Nov 27, 2018. ] It is my privilege as President of the Ateneo de Davao University to welcome you to the 45th General Assembly of the Bishops-Ulama … Continue reading

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Tayo’y mga Tinawag sa Kabanalan ni Kristong ating Hari

[Kristong Hari Foundation Ika-35 taong Anibersaryo (1983-2018) Kapistahan ni Kristong Hari – November 25, 2018] Sa araw na ito ay kapistahan ni Kristong ating Hari. Ipinagdiriwang din natin ang ika tatlumpu’t limang anibersaryo ng Kristong Hari Foundation (KHF). Nandito po … Continue reading

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Renewing Ourselves in PAASCU’s Vision and Mission

[PAASCU General Assembly, Century Park Hotel, Nov. 23, 2018] Last year, we agreed:  To teach, and to teach well belongs to the soul of the Filipino educator.  This is derived from our personal and institutional commitment to truth.  We instruct … Continue reading

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From Brokenness to Blessedness: A Call for Transformation as Professional Teachers

[Address: CEAP Cebu Secondary Principals Association, IC3, Cebu, Nov. 16, 2018] You have asked me to address you on the theme: “From Brokenness to Blessedness: A Call for Transformation of Professional Teachers.” You do so, I believe, in the context … Continue reading

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In Support of a Philippine Space Agency to Reach the Heavens from Philippine Soil

Filipinos use Waze not only to find out how to get to a restaurant, but also how to avoid the traffic snarls which could cause them to miss a romantic date. When they do, they thank God for their smart … Continue reading

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