April 11-15, 1994
First Vicarial Congress held in Baguio City whose 8th recommendation called for the creation of the Pre-Novitiate Program which would run after college.
March 3, 1997
Approval of the Pre-novitiate level, “focused on the human and affective integration of the candidates’ philosophical maturation and spiritual growth in divine realities.”
May 1, 1997
Start of Pre-Novitiate Program, but with academic tie-up with CARES, Baguio as latter’s fifth year.
March 5, 1998
Housed in the same novitiate building, the first batch, composed of ten candidates, culminated their program.
Academic tie-up with Baguio ended as the latter’s reverted four-year curriculum had already taken effect.
June 19, 2007
The Bahay Lingkod-Recoletos, Formerly a one-storey building within the novitiate compound and later refurbished, was blessed and inauguration by Fr. Lauro Larlar.
End of the 10th month Pre-Novitiate program-observed for the first time –which since then would start on May 1 for a month-long exposure in Alfonso, Cavite.
1997 Alberto Avanzado
1998 Regino Bangcaya
1999 Nicolas Salamanca
2000 Loreto Cesar Dacanay
2002 Corvin Maturan