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Society of the Divine Word

Philippines Southern Province

Education

One third of confreres work in educational institutions, because it is one of the priority of our province. We runs three schools: University of San Carlos (USC) in Cebu City, Holy Name University (HNU) in Tagbilaran City, Bohol and Liceo del Verbo Divino (LVD) in Tacloban City, Leyte.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela

“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” Malcom X

“Inteligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Education is not the filing of vessel but the lighting of a flame.” Socrates


In the monastery one must always seek that which gives most good for all and not seek oneself... The heart of the selfish person is filled with bitterness for his neighbor; it is often presumptuous and thoughtless and thinks only of its own advantage in dealing with others. St. Arnold Janssen

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