UNO-R HOSTS 31ST SCORES
THE 31st Student Congress of Recollect Schools (SCORES) is now held at the University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos, Bacolod City with the theme, “Recollect Youth: Communicators of truth and Mercy.” SCORES will run from January 23 – 27, 2017.
Delegates from the nine Recollect schools in the country started to arrive at around 7:30 am, January 23. A Eucharistic celebration led by Msgr. Louie Galbines, VG with Fr. President Eduardo Celiz, Jr. OAR; House Prior, Fr. William Villaflor, OAR; REAP President, Fr. Julius Marcos, OAR; Fr. Ronel Gealon, OAR; Fr. Louie Gabinete, OAR; Fr. Persiuz Joseph Decena, OAR and CST-R School Head, Fr. Joel Alve, OAR opens the Congress and was followed by an opening program, turn- over of delegates to host families and a dinner with chaperones and administrators.
On Jan. 24, the day starts with a Holy Mass at 7:30. A talk about the Recollect Youth at 8:30 which shall be followed by activities at 10 am. Another talk on “Communicators of Truth and Mercy” follows after lunch at 1 pm will start the afternoon activities. The sacrament of reconciliation will be administered from 3:30 to 6 pm. A Praise and Worship concert at 6 pm will cap the day’s activities.
The third day, January 25, the day opens with a Eucharistic celebration at 7:30 am. A tour to Campuestohan Resort in Talisay will start at 8:30. The afternoon will be utilized for rehearsals for the cultural night. Cultural Night will start at 5:30 at the university gym.
January 26 opens with the Mass at 7:30. The delegates shall then proceed to the Recoletos Social Outreach Center in Handumanan (RESOURCE-Handumanan) for the outreach component of the congress. In the afternoon, a plenary meeting with the delegates and chaperones. At 3 pm to 6 pm will be allotted for the delegates bonding with their respective host families. Dinner with the delegates will start at 6 pm at Vikings’ Bacolod.
SCORES will come to a close on Jan. 27 with the Eucharistic celebration at 7:30 and a closing program at 8:30 am. The congress will formally close with the send-off ceremony at 10:30 am.