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Rector urges Thomasians to restore “Tria Haec” in UST’s 410th anniversary

Rector urges Thomasians to restore “Tria Haec” in UST’s 410th anniversary

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by JANIS JOPLIN MOISES REMEMBERING THE University’s past was not meant to burden the memories, but to revitalize the “Tria Haec” which symbolizes the hope, faith, and love of the Thomasians amid the threats of a pandemic, Fr. Richard Ang, O.P. said Wednesday in a thanksgiving mass for UST's 410th anniversary. “In history, we look into the past as into a  mirror in the hope of seeing ourselves not only clearly reflected but also of becoming masters of the present and the future. Today in our time, there is an ongoing war. It is not the war of guns and bombs. It is not the war of planes and tanks. It is the war for life,” he said. Fr. Miguel de Benavides founded the University in 1611 for the Catholic faith to “inform and transform” educators and students, according to Ang. Benav