The San Nicolas de Tolentino convent in Intramuros served as novitiate house for Recollects until 1941. Then, it was transferred to San Sebastian convent in Manila and, later, to Spain.
Novitiate was completed at Seminario Mayor-Recoletos (now, CaReS), Baguio City.
Novitiate house was transferred to Recoletos Formation Center, Mira-Nila, Quezon City.
Purchase of a 1.2-hectare site for the present novitiate house in Antipolo City.
November 19, 1991
Transfer of novitiate community to Antipolo.
December 5, 1991
Inauguration and blessing of the said house by Bishop Protacio Gungon of Antipolo together with Fr. Carlos Imas, prior provincial, and Fr. Victor Lluch, Vicar Provincial.
Pre-Novitiate program began and was integrated in the house schedules.
10th Anniversary and homecoming events, with the theme: “Handog-Rekoleto sa Antipolo… Sampung Taong Tugon.”
Transfer of the pre-novitiate to separate house.
1991 Dionisio Selma
1994 Enrico Silab
1999 Regino Bangcaya
2003 Felizardo Daganta
2004 Ferdinand Hernando
2006 Leonardo Pauligue
1991 Enrico Silab
1993 Dionisio Selma
1994 Regino Bangcaya
2000 Nicolas Salamanca
2003 Joseph Philip Trayvilla
2004 Gaudencio Geronimo de Mesa