ARCORES FILIPINAS

ARCORES launches Solar Dream Project among Tagbanua communities in Palawan

By Bro. Tagoy Jakosalem, OAR | March 5, 2022 |
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ARCORES Filipinas started distributing fifty (50) solar lighting kits to the Tagbanua families in Aborlan and Brgy. Inagawan, and in Liminangcong last February 28, 2022. The Tagbanua community in Palawan is part of the Recoletos parish community of San Rafael in Aborlan. The ARCORES Solar Dream project aims to provide sustainable assistance to families displaced by natural and social disasters in far-flung communities by providing solar-lighting set for homes. Included in this project, is the program of empowerment where participatory workshops and skills training with young people and community leaders in solar assembly and maintenance are conducted. Fray Vincent Cadeliña,…

Prepared to lead through service. Thomasian Girl Scouts sweep out flood </br> in a kindergarten classroom in FLES, Barangay 1. (Photo by Ezra Ponferada)

CST-R CEDO responds to calamity victims in San Carlos

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—“God’s love is higher than any flood,” Fray Monday Benjamine Edobor, OAR, said as he led the “Abag Recoleto,” an emergency relief operation of CST-R Community Extension and Development Office (CEDO) for the victims of the flash flood in San Carlos City. Water Rising On January 16, 2021, Saturday, heavy rain…

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In Action: Men and Women in Orange

Valencia, Negros Oriental—The humble Church of this municipality, the Parish Our Lady of the Abandoned administered by the religious of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, has been part of the lives of the people residing in this locality. For years already, the parish has provided all the means she has to provide the spiritual needs…

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RFC-RST Outreach Program

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY–Recoletos Formation Center and Recoletos School of Theology, in partnership with St. Ezekiel Moreno Novitiate-Recoletos and Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity Antipolo Chapter, initiated activities for those people suffering the brunt of typhoons Rolly and Ulysses. The friars of the abovementioned communities, together with some lay donors, after seeing the impact of…

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Paris Agreement: Scaling Up Inclusive Climate Action to 2030

You are invited. Paris Agreement: Scaling Inclusive Climate Action to 2030 aims to talk about the insufficient actions of countries in mitigating and adapting to climate change that will slow down global warming and respond to the cries of the Earth and the poor. Register here: https://bit.ly/31HBmLk

Roselyn Reyes (foremost) checks on a seminarian of Casiciaco who donates blood last June 17, 2020.

CaReS donates 28 bags of blood amidst Covid-19 pandemic

BAGUIO CITY–The demand for blood has always been higher than its supply. This is a fact known only too well to Roselyn Reyes, a Medical Technologist III at the Baguio General Hospital Medical Center (BGHMC). “The need for blood reaches approximately 50 units a day at BGHMC alone,” she said. “On ordinary days, we could…

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ARCORES International produces Eco-Masks

Eco-Mask is a global campaign of ARCORES International to address the environmental impact of disposable face masks; as well as providing support to poor families who can hardly afford to buy face masks. As recently noted by environmental groups, the waste problem is being amplified by the disposal of face masks used globally as a…

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Augustinian Recollect Community in Bacolod bakes Bread for COVID thru ‘Kindness Bakery’

Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–The “Kindness Bakery” is a localized approach to augment the need of the people during the COVID-19 pandemic. Aware of the impact of the lockdown, people need food during this crisis. The Augustinian Recollect Nuns of the St. Ezekiel Moreno Monastery in Bacolod, known for their cloistered life, actively participated in COVID…

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The Recoletos Way: Bro. Tagoy’s 25 Years for Our Common Home

Note: This article was posted on livinglaudasi.ph and was written by John Leo Algo (Living Laudato Si’ Philippines Programs Manager) with Rodne R. Galicha (Living Laudato Si’ Philippines Executive Director and Co-Lead Convenor) For the past 25 years, Brother Jaazeal Estelou Jakosalem has embodied the spirit of the Order of Augustinian Recollects. Through his vocations…

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USJ-R SSC extends help to students affected by ECQ

CEBU CITY–“We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” – Ronald Reagan It is very gratifying to know that many servant leaders from all walks of life surfaced during this storm in providing assistance to those in grave need. In lieu with this, the USJR SSC 39th Congress, headed by Pres. Kristine Lara, offers its deepest…