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Mary Assumed into Heaven

[Homily.  Feast of the Assumption.  Aug. 15, 2022.] It is a mystery that God made the history of salvation dependent on the consent of a young virgin from Nazareth, Mary, who was already betrothed to a just man, named Joseph.  … Continue reading

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You Shall Renew the Face of the Earth

[Mass of the Holy Spirit, Assumption Chapel.  July 20, 2022.] Recently we celebrated the commencement of the 75th anniversary of ADDU with the celebration of Christ the King as the center of our University. We Pray that the Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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Under the Cross of Christ the King

Address.  ADDU General Faculty Convocation.  July 4, 2022. Last June 28, the year of celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Ateneo de Davao founded in 1948 commenced.  The Diamond Jubilee began fittingly with the blessing of the Senior High … Continue reading

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Return to Me with Your Whole Heart

[Homily.  First Friday. 4 March 2022] The call of the Lenten Season is expressed in the words of the Lord, “Return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping and mourning.  Rend your hearts, not your garments.” (Jl … Continue reading

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What Would Make You Happy?

[Homily.  Sunday, Feb 13, 2022] What would make you happy?  Many of us may think in terms of something good to have.  A new cellphone.  A new car.  A modest apartment.  A little house.  Sufficient income for a modest lifestyle.  … Continue reading

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Sunday of the Word of God

[Homily.  January 23, 2022] On Sept 30, 2019, the Feast of St. Jerome, Pope Francis decreed through his Apostolic Letter Aperuit Illis that the third Sunday in Ordinary Time, which is today, would henceforth be the Sunday of the Word … Continue reading

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Let Your Light Shine Forever!

[Homily. Mass. 20 September 2021] “No one who lights a lamp conceals it with a vessel or sets it under a bed; rather, he places it on a lampstand, so that those who enter may see the light.” (Lk 8:16). … Continue reading

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Blessed with Every Spiritual Blessing

[Sunday Live-streamed Mass, ADDU.  11 July 2021.  Mark 6:7-13 and Eph. 1:3-14] Our Gospel today recalls Jesus sending out the disciples on their first missionary experience.    They were to take nothing with them, no food, no bag, no money in … Continue reading

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You Cannot Serve God and Money

[ADDU Live-streamed Mass, 19 June 2021.  Based on:  Matthew 6:24-36] “No one can serve two masters.” Jesus teaches. “He will either hate one or love the other, or be devoted to one and despise the other.  You cannot serve God … Continue reading

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Fr. Ning Puentevella: Tongue in Cheek

[Live-streamed Requiem Mass.  ADDU.  4 June 2021] Normally, at a Mass such as this, the homilist says something about the life of the Jesuit whom God has called home.  But at this Mass for Fr. Ning, we have the privilege … Continue reading

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