THE LIFE AND WORKS OF RIZAL

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THE LIFE AND WORKS OF RIZAL
Kristine Mae G. Auza Module 9-10
2ND- BSBA (MM)
THE LIFE OF DR. JOSE RIZAL IN DAPITAN
On July 14, 1892, 10:00 in the evening was Jose Rizal’s schedule to leave Fort Santiago.
1:00 in the morning Jose Rizal boarded the ferryboat “Cebu” bound to Dapitan. The captain of the
ship gave him prime cabin marked as “jefeswhich means commanding officer. July 17, 1892,
The ferry boat “Cebu” arrived in Dapitan. He met Ricardo Carnicero who offered him to live either
in his house or at Jesuit Mission house. Rizal carried a letter from the Superior of the Jesuit
Society of the Philippines, Father Pablo Pastells. The said letter is to be given to the Jesuit Parish
Priest in Dapitan, Father Antonio Obach. In the letter, the superior said that Rizal could stay and
live in the parish , but there are conditions provided: 1. That Rizal publicly retract his errors
concerning religion, and make statements that were clearly pro-Spanish and against revolution.
2. That he perform the church rites and make a general confession of his past life. 3. That
henceforth he conduct himself in an exemplary manner as a Spanish subject and a man of
religion. Rizal did not agree with these conditions.
Therefore, Rizal decided to stay at the place of Captain Ricardo Carnicero. Captain
Carnicero who is the warden that assigned to look after Rizal became good friends. Jose Rizal
decided to stay to stay at the house of Ricardo Carnicero where he was told to oversee his
activities daily. He ordered his people to closely observe Rizal. Rizal was given freedom to go
anywhere and even permitted to cultivate the land near the plaza. At least once a week, Rizal is

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