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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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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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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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The Glory of God within Me

  [Homily.  ADDU Livestreamed Mass.  11 May 2020] Three days ago, Fr. Mike Pineda pointed out that we are now reading from the “Book of Glory” in the Gospel according to St. John. John is divided into four parts.  The … Continue reading

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Random Tips for ADDU Students as Online Education Begins

Fr. Joel, 22 April 2020 Perish the thought that you can succeed in one hour or less of online study a day! The Internet is a friend for learning.  But you can betray this friend as it can betray you. … Continue reading

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Our Mission is from the Resurrected Lord

[Address of Fr. Joel Tabora, SJ to the ADDU Community as Online Education at ADDU Commences. 20 April 2020.] Our mission is from the Resurrected Lord! As COVID 19 evolved into a pandemic affecting every nation on the globe, we … Continue reading

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You are the light of the earth.

[Homily.  2.8-9.2020.  Assumption Chapel] Last week we celebrated the Feast of the Presentation.  We recalled how Joseph and Mary, obedient to the law, brought their firstborn child to the temple to be presented to the Lord.  But in entering the … Continue reading

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Unity or Division Within

[Homily.  Mark 3:22-30.  Assumption Chapel.  Jan 27, 2020.] We continue with our contemplations of Jesus Christ in Ordinary Time.  We continue to watch Jesus preach, heal and liberate, continuing to beg for the grace that we get to know Jesus … Continue reading

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Ordinary Time

[Homily.  Assumption Chapel, 13 January 2019.] Today, as Taal erupts, Australia continues to burn, and the people of Iran explodes in protest after learning that its military had shot down a Ukrainian plane erroneously, we begin Ordinary Time in this … Continue reading

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