Tag Archives: ADDU Online

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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The Glory of God: “It is I. Do Not Be Afraid!”

[Homily. Baccalaureate Mass.  Classes 2020, 2021.  Based on Rom 5:1-11 and Jn 6:16-21.  April 17, 2021.] It is a special blessing that we can gather here in the Assumption Chapel for your Baccalaureate Mass, even though because of the pandemic … Continue reading

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Jesus, Source and Judge of Human Life

[Homily.  John 5:17-20.  Live-streamed Mass. 17 March 2021] In the Gospel of John Jesus works out seven signs prior to the ultimate sign of the Resurrection.  Today’s Gospel follows on the third sign, the healing of the paralytic at the … Continue reading

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Understanding Myanmar Today

[Welcome Address.  Pakighinabi. 27 Feb, 2021] In the Philippines two days ago, the Filipino People commemorated the 35th anniversary of its People Power Revolution through which the Conjugal Dictatorship of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos was overcome and democracy in the … Continue reading

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God’s Love Yesterday, Today, Now and Forever

[Homily.  Live-Streamed Mass, First Friday, Feb. 5, 2021. Based on the Letter to the Hebrews.] Once again, on this First Friday, we come together to renew ourselves in our devotion to the Sacred Heart.  This may really mean, we come … Continue reading

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Sacred Silence

[Homily:  University Pre-Christmas Mass.  Dec. 19, 2020.  Live-streamed.] We come together today with great joy. It is nice that at this time of the year – despite the pandemic – we can come together as a University.  We come together … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Anger vs. False Worship and Hypocrisy

[Homily.  Live-streamed Mass.  August 26, 2020.] Jesus is angry in today’s Gospel.  It is important for us to understand why.  Jesus focused his public ministry on preaching the Kingdom of God, on leading people to recognize the goodness and compassion … Continue reading

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The Personal Love of Jesus

[ADDU Live-streamed Mass, August 7, 2020 With the ADMU Class ‘59’ ’63 ‘67] The Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus can be traced back not only to Margaret Mary Alaquoque in the 17th century, whose visions urged us to … 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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