Category Archives: Address

Walk Humbly with your God

[Address to the ADDU Faculty General Assembly at the Start of SY 2017-18, Finster Hall, June 5, 2017] It is my privilege to welcome you all – from our GS, JHS, SHS, our tertiary –level undergraduate Schools, our Graduate School … Continue reading

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Towards Rectifying Philippine History and Historical Injustice to Filipino Muslims

It is my privilege as president of the Ateneo de Davao, but also as president of the CEAP, to welcome you to this double launch: The first launch is that of the Mindanao-Sulu Historical Timeline.  This is an out-of-the-box pedagogical … Continue reading

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Towards the Fullness of Humanity

[Address to Graduates of the Integrated Program, SAG Institute for Higher Studies (SAG-IHS), Taunggyi, Myanmar, May 27, 2017.] It is a great joy for me to be with you today.  I am deeply moved by your welcome and your kindness.  … Continue reading

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Law and Graduate Schools Graduation 2017. President’s Address.

As the joy of this celebration comes to an end, allow me just once more to recall to you briefly what your alma mater expects of you as graduates of the ADDU. Whether already in your professional life enhanced by … Continue reading

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Bergoglio Awards for Service to the Community

Even as Pope Francis has just marked the fourth anniversary of his Pontificate this month, we can only marvel at the way the Holy Spirit has transformed the Church under his watch.  It is the same Church as it was … Continue reading

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CEAP and Senior High School

[Welcome Address:  CEAP National Basic Education Summit, San Jose Recolletos University, Cebu, 17 Feb. 2017] After the beautiful liturgy presided over by Msgr. Ely Fuentes and the warm welcome accorded us by our gracious host, Fr. Christopher Maspara, of the … Continue reading

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The Catholic School in the Year of the Parish

[Address: CEAP Superintendents Commission Annual Assembly, Feb 7, 2017, Punta Villa Resort, Arevalo, Iloilo.] I would like to thank Msgr. Mike Veneracion for giving me the opportunity to share my reflections during your Mid-Year General Assembly with its theme, “Catholic … Continue reading

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