Father General feels loved, recharged at Casiciaco

BAGUIO CITY — This city may be cold, but the Father General certainly felt the warmth of fraternal love and Filipino hospitality during his recently concluded Visit of Renewal at Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary last March 13–14, 2019. The seminary was Fr. Miguel M. Miró, OAR’s third-to-the-last stop in his visit to all Philippine communities of … Read more

CaRes observes feast of Sto. Niño with festive Sinulog atmosphere

Baguio City — The beat and rhythm of the Sinulog in Cebu City resonated even in a cold mountain city located some 1,900 kilometers from the center of the festivities. This as seminarians and devotees carrying with them different sizes and versions of the Sto. Niño statue flocked to the chapel of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary … Read more

CaReS holds 1st Appreciation Day for formators

BAGUIO CITY—Seminarians of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary (CaReS) paid tribute to their religious and lay formators last November 25, feast of St. Thomas of Villanova, patron of studies of the Augustinian Family.  “The 1st Religious and Lay Formators’ Day is born out of our desire to appreciate the religious and lay formators who took the time … Read more

Order receives 6 new postulants

Baguio City—Six formands of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary were formally received into the postulancy stage of formation during the solemn Rites of Investiture held at the seminary chapel last Oct. 12, 2018. The traditional “Toma de Habito” (loosely translated as “taking of the habit”) of the six-member Batch Heralds was officiated by the Vicar of the … Read more

Casiciaco seminarians visit diocesan seminary for friendly games

Baguio City—Seminarians of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary escaped with wins in friendly matches with their diocesan counterparts during the opening of “Palarong Paulino” at San Pablo Seminary last Oct. 14, 2018. The Casiciaco Spikers dominate the host team in a hotly contested volleyball match in 5 sets, 19-25; 25-10; 25-16; 20-25; 15-7 which featured gorgeous sets, … Read more

Fides et Ratio colloquium held

Baguio City—With either one of them missing, “both faith and reason would become impoverished.” This was how Prof. Mark Joseph Calano summed up the contents of the papal encyclical “Fides et Ratio” (Faith and Reason) during a lecture he delivered at Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary mini-theater last Sept. 14, 2018. “Faith and reason are needed together,” … Read more

Archbp. Soc: Consolation without sorrow is ‘cheap grace’

Urbiztondo, PANGASINAN – Sorrow and consolation can’t be separated as they are two sides of the same coin. This was the content of the homily delivered by Archbishop Socrates Villegas during the mass he officiated at the Augustinian Recollect parish of Our Lady of the Visitation in Pasibi East in Urbiztondo, Pangasinan last Sept. 4, … Read more