Tag Archives: ADDU Online Education

Jesus Washing of the Feet of his Disciples

[Baccalaureate Mass.  ADDU JHS Commencement Exercises. 29 April 2021.  Based on Jn. 13.] On this happy day of your commencement exercises marking the end of your Junior High School training at the ADDU and your readiness now to move on … Continue reading

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God’s Gift of the Good Shepherd to You

[Baccalaureate Mass.  ADDU Grade School.  Live-streamed on 26 April.  Based on Psalm 23 and John 10:1-21.] I wonder what your parents are giving you on the occasion of your Grade School commencement exercises!  Whatever it is, I hope it is … Continue reading

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The Challenge of the Eucharist at Graduation

[Baccalaureate Mass.  Live-streamed Mass 11:30 am, April 24.Based on John 6, particularly 60-69.] For your baccalaureate Mass, the Church presents you with the challenge of the Eucharist: Ultimately it is a challenge to your faith in Jesus, the Son of … Continue reading

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Love, Love, Love

[Homily.  SHS Baccalaurate Mass.  Mar 26, 2021] Day after tomorrow the Holy Week begins.  Again, the Catholic Church shall commemorate and celebrate the suffering, death and resurrection of the Lord.  Your Senior High School graduation is celebrated at the threshold … Continue reading

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2021: Continued Mission in Truth, Ignatian Spirituality, and Christianity in Dialogue

At the beginning of 2021, let me welcome you back to a continuation of our SY 2020-21 at Ateneo de Davao University in our Basic Education Grade School, Junior High School, and Senior High School, and in our Higher Education … Continue reading

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Our Prayer in Dialogue

[Prayer at the beginning of the ADDU Academic Administrators – Samahan Student Government Dialogue, 23 November 2020] Heavenly Father, you sent to us your Son as your Word of Compassion, Love, Reconciliation and Peace. He is your divine Word in an … Continue reading

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Address to the CFU on the occasion of the Induction of New Officers

[CFU Office, Community Center of the First Companions, 10 August 2020, 3:30 pm.] It is a real pleasure for me to be with you this afternoon. And I thank President Judith Dalagan for the kind invitation. Since this pandemic started … Continue reading

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Urgent Need to Increase Internet Connectivity and Speed

At the beginning of the quarantines, Mayor Sara Duterte mandated all schools in Davao to go online.  ADDU complied, and has meanwhile declared that online education is not only a stopgap measure for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic, but … Continue reading

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Into a Future of Promise and Hope

[Online ADDU Faculty General Assembly, July 1, 2020.] Congratulations on your first week of online teaching in all our units! Only three months ago, we made the decision together to shift from face-to-face (f2f) teaching to go online.  The decision … Continue reading

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ADDU – A Virtual Community Online with a Special Strength

[Address:  Orientation to AY 2020-21 Online, June 22, 2020] Welcome to the new Academic Year, 2020-21, at Ateneo de Davao University! This orientation will peak in the celebration of the Mass of the Holy Spirit at 11:30, over which I … Continue reading

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