Category Archives: Prayer and Spirituality

Conversion, Communal Discernment, and Mission

[Fr. Joel Tabora, S.J., Ignatian Conversations, 11 September 2019] Welcome to you all to this special edition of the Ignatian Conversations.  Thank you for gathering here from our Grade  School, Junior High School, Senior High School, and our higher education … Continue reading

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A Christian Prayer on the Day of Decommissioning of Former Combatants

[Old Provincial Capitol Gym, Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao, 7 Sept. 2017] Heavenly Father, the Almighty One, the God of Compassion, the God of Reconciliation, six months ago in Abu Dhabi in the Arabian Peninsula you moved the Grand Imam of … Continue reading

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Prayer for a Leader on the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola

May you be awed by the surprise and purpose of your life. May you be confused by sin, and be blessed with true remorse for your sins. May you be stirred by the compassion of the Father who forgives you … Continue reading

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Continued Prayer for Peace

We continue to pray for peace in Mindanao, Lord, conscious that the journey to lasting peace shall be long and arduous. We thank you for the plebiscite in the Muslim areas of Mindanao which voted overwhelmingly in favor of Bangsamoro … Continue reading

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Prayer in Solidarity with the Bangsamoro

Almighty Father, we come before You in this crucial moment of our country’s history. For too long, peace has been elusive in Mindanao.  Christians have fought Muslims; Muslims have fought Christians.  Filipinos have fought Filipinos.  For too long, too many have suffered; too many … Continue reading

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Ecumenical Prayer for CHED Chairman Dr. Prospero de Vera

[COCOPEA Testimonial Lunch, Manila Polo Club, October 29, 2018] Heavenly Father, we come together today as representatives of our private educational associations to praise and thank you for the appointment of Dr. Prospero de Vera as chair of the Commission … 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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