Category Archives: Personal Views

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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No More Taxes on Private Education, Please

It is not a good idea to burden private education with more with new taxes. If government needs more money for its Build! Build! Build! ambitions, it should not get this from institutions build! build! build!ing the nation’s leadership and … Continue reading

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Taxation for Catholic Schools?

Answers to Questions Raised by Ms. Consuelo Marquez of the Staff of The Varsitarian, the official student publication of the University of Santo Tomas   Why should the government not impose tax in church-run schools amid clamor from the public that … Continue reading

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Dispute Between the Bishop of Bacolod and St. John’s Institute (Huaming) and Its Implications for CEAP and ECCCE

Fr. Joel Tabora, S.J. President, CEAP The yet unresolved public dispute between His Excellency, Most Rev. Patricio Buzon, Bishop of Bacolod, and St. John’s Institute (SJI), also known as Huaming (Lux, Light), necessitates a clarificatory discussion of the juridical personality … Continue reading

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Death in the Air

If the recent news has been giving you a sense of dread, it is because death is in the air. First, in deadly airs of self defense. North Korea has been firing missiles into the air in self-defense – against … Continue reading

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Funding For RA 10931, But the Greater Challenge is Quality

The 85th Anniversary of the Philippine Association of the Colleges and Universities (PACU) gathered together some of the most distinguished educators of the country in the Ballroom of the Conrad Hotel. Celebration was in the air not only because at … Continue reading

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Seventeen.  Kian was just seventeen. 

I was seventeen when I decided to join the Jesuits.  Some today may think that that was much too early to make a radical life decision, that there were too many other possibilities in life that I ought first to … Continue reading

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