The Blessing Of The Building

The building was blessed last October 2, 2011. The Jesuits, whose educational work is the inspiration for Ingenium School, attended in force. Led by the Provincial Superior, Fr. Jose Magadia,S.J., current and past Presidents of the Ateneo de Manila University, Ateneo de Davao University, Ateneo de Zamboanga University, concelebrated in the Mass and blessed the building. Present also were the then Chairman of the Board of the Ateneo de Davao, Mr. Paul Dominguez, and then Chairman of the De La Salle University and President of the Asian Institute of Management, Mr. Francis Estrada.

The Concelebrants at the Blessing Mass were:

  • Fr. William M. Abbott: Socius to the Provincial and Superior of the De La Costa House
  • Fr. Norberto L. Bautista, S.J.,  Headmaster of the Ateneo de Manila Grade School
  • Fr. Romeo J. Intengan, S.J., former Provincial of the Philippine Jesuits, and currently on sabbatical;
  • Fr. William H. Kreutz, S.J., immediate past President of Ateneo de Zamboanga University, and currently Rector of the Jesuit Residence at the Ateneo de Manila
  • Fr. Bienvenido F. Nebres, S.J.,  former Provincial of the Philippine Jesuits, immediate past President of the Ateneo de Manila University, and currently on sabbatical
  • Fr. Anthony Ceasar C. Pabayo, S.J., former Principal of the Ateneo de Davao High School, and currently Campus Minister and in Charge of Teacher Formation at the Ateneo de Manila University
  • Fr. Emertio Salustiano R. de la Rama, S.J., President of the Ateneo de Iloilo
  • Fr. Antonio S, Samson, S.J.,  immediate past President of the Ateneo de Davao University and currently on sabbatical;
  • Fr. Felix Wenceslao D. Unson, S.J., Chaplain of the Ateneo de Manila Grade School;
  • Fr. Walter L. Ysaac, S.J., Professor of Dogmatic Theology at the Loyola School of Theology and Director of the Lonergan Center;

The Main Celebrant for this Mass was Fr. Jose Cecilio Magadia,S.J., Provincial of the Philippine Jesuits while the Master of Ceremonies was Fr. Edmundo Martinez, Chaplain and Formator of the Ingenium School.

Other Jesuits remained with the congregation.

Frs. Nebres, Samson, Unson, and Martinez blessed the building.

 

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