You Should Go White Water Rafting

We were picked up at six in the morning. The jeep that was waiting for us had two red rafts on its roof. Seated inside the vehicle were a family of six, two couples, and an European tourist. As soon as we boarded the jeep — and picking up two more couples from their hotelContinue reading “You Should Go White Water Rafting”

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Part IV. Why You Will Love Siquijor – The towns of Enrique Villanueva, Larena and Siquijor

The trip to the town of Enrique Villanueva is enjoyable. Along the road is the Cang-isok House that dates back to the mid-1800s. However, seeing its present state, I know that this is probably the major disappointment of the coastal tour of Siquijor. Cang-isok house, Brgy. Libo, Enrique Villanueva. Its name comes from the seasideContinue reading “Part IV. Why You Will Love Siquijor – The towns of Enrique Villanueva, Larena and Siquijor”

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Maging Bukas sa Bagong Karanasan

Kung hindi ako nagkakamali, lahat tayo ay abala sa pasukan. Magkakaroon tayo ng bagong mga kaklase, mga bagong guro, o sana, magkaroon tayo ng mas marami pang kaibigan. Magiging bukas tayo sa mga bagong karanasan. Ang nakaraan ay hindi na maaaring balikan. Kaya, maaari nating baunin ang mga aral na natutunan natin sa nakalipas. SaContinue reading “Maging Bukas sa Bagong Karanasan”

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Part III: Characteristics of Jesuit Education

This is the final installment of the previous posts: Part I and Part II: Characteristics of Jesuit Education. 21. Jesuit education pursues excellence in its work of formation. Jesuit education aims at the fullest possible development of every dimension of the person, linked to the willingness to continue this development throughout life and the motivationContinue reading “Part III: Characteristics of Jesuit Education”

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Part I: Characteristics of Jesuit Education

  On the 400th anniversary of the Jesuit document on education, the Ratio Studiorum, the International Commission on the Apostolate of Jesuit Education (ICAJE) published The Characteristics of Jesuit Education. I am publishing a simple outline of the 28 characteristics for all who are interested to know what makes an educational institution Jesuit in character.Continue reading “Part I: Characteristics of Jesuit Education”

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How a Dominican Prepared Me to be a Jesuit

A Tribute to Fr. Orlando Aceron OP, Principal of Science Oriented High School in 1981-85. I was inspired to do this piece after his Keynote Talk during the 1st General Alumni Homecoming of Aquinas University, held at the University Dome. He said that we should not forget our Dominican roots, the values imparted by St.Continue reading “How a Dominican Prepared Me to be a Jesuit”

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