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2018 CEAP National Convention Press Statement from Fr. Joel Tabora, S.J. on Educational Issues

Pope Francis has invited the priests, the religious and the laypersons who are involved in our 1497 schools to seek their holiness precisely in the running of our schools.  This involves an ever deeper union of ourselves with Christ the … 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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Jesus Responds to Our Hunger

[SHS Baccalaureate Mass, Martin Hall, 13 April 2018.] Not two weeks ago Christian communities throughout the world lifted the Paschal Candle proclaiming Risen Jesus as the Light and Savior of the world. You graduate today in the glow of that … Continue reading

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The Child in the Manger

[Homily:  Christmas Midnight Mass, ADDU Chapel of the Assumption, 2017] Finally this long-awaited day has come.  The Church begins its official wait for this day from the first day of Advent, four weeks ago.  But the Philippines bypasses Advent and … Continue reading

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Pass Universal Access to Higher Education in SUCs and Private HEIs

To our esteemed Senators and Congressmen of the 17th Congress of the Philippines: In the name of the Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA), the unified voice of Private Higher Education in the Philippines, I would like to thank … Continue reading

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Ashomilymillar 06 January 2017

[Homily of Fr. Antonio S. Samson S.J. at the wake mass for Fr. Oscar Millar S.J.]  I was asked to preside at this wake Mass for Fr. Oscar Millar S.J. because I had lived and worked with him at Ateneo de Davao … Continue reading

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Not Just Access, Quality!

[Official Statement of COCOPEA against current legislative proposals to improve access to higher education without improving quality.]   The Coordinating Council for Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA) views with grave concern the currently proposed allocation of some eight billion pesos annually purportedly … Continue reading

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