Today is Graduation Day at UST Law School. We will begin with a Baccalaureate Mass in a couple of hours, and then proceed to the Convention Center for the graduation itself.
This is always a joyful day for me. I get to watch our students, who have worked so hard, be celebrated for their achievements. I get to see the proud and happy faces of their parents, grandparents, siblings, spouses and children. Lots of smiles and laughter and hugs, and no small amount of tears.
Our graduates are a diversified group, some having come straight from college, others from other careers or ministries. Here, his words, is the story of one of our students who will be graduating today. It offers a nice reflection on vocation: