Educator by profession, scholar by accident.
“You will know life
and be acknowledged
by it according to your degree of transparency–
your capacity, that is, to vanish as an end
and to remain purely as a means.”
– Dags Hammarskjold
Fr. J has published six books.
Halina’t Masdan Si Hesus sa Ebanghelyo
A Translation of Donald Senior’s Jesus: A Gospel Portrait (1991)
Co-Authored with L Catalan SJ and M Tan SJ
Quick Questions and Uneasy Answers: Reflections for the Lost and Found (2013)
WINNER: Best Book in Spirituality, 2013 Jaime Cardinal Sin Catholic Book Awards
Learning by Refraction: A Practitioner’s Guide
for 21st-Century Ignatian Pedagogy (2019)
Co-authored with Rita Atienza
Translated into Thai and Spanish
Religious Education from a Critical Realist Perspective:
Sensus Fidei and Critical Thinking (2019)
Fr. J has also been conducting an annual online Holy Week retreat since 2007. He claims it’s good for his soul.