Category Archives: Appeal

What does “Lobby money talks” mean? PRRD must take over DENR

President Duterte has expressed sadness that the CA rejected Gina Lopez as DENR Secrtretary, on the one hand, saying that he liked her passion, but on the other hand, saying in a democracy, “Lobby money talks.”*  While it is true … Continue reading

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40 Years a Priest and Pitching for the Catholic Ministry for Deaf People (CMDP)

Forty years ago today I was ordained Jesuit priest by Terrence Cardinal Cooke in the Chapel of Fordham University, New York.  I said my first Mass with family and friends on the 77 floor of the UN Plaza Hotel in … Continue reading

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Typhoon Pablo: Please help in relief efforts!

Many young people at ADDU have told me that Typhoon Pablo was the first time they’d ever experienced a typhoon. It was Signal 2 in Davao City and Signal 3 in Samal. Bottom line, however, is: most in Davao City … Continue reading

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PAASCU’s Request of CHED to Postpone CMO on OTBQA

[PAASCU’s Request of CHED to Postpone CMO on OTBQA. 30 November 2012] The Honorable Commissioners on Higher Education (CHED): The as-of-yet unnumbered CHED Memorandum Order entitled “Policy Standard to Enhance Quality Assurance (QA) in Philippine Higher Education Through an Outcomes-Based … Continue reading

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“Your Two Cents’ Worth!” for Ateneo de Davao University

Later today, with the other Presidents of the Ateneos of the Philippines, I will be joining “Fiesta Atenista: the 10th All-Ateneo Alumni/ae Convention” in Las Vegas, USA. Part of the message I will give them is a US version of … Continue reading

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