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

1st Recoletos Day in Pangasinan held

Urbiztondo, PANGASINAN – Two years after inviting the Augustinian Recollects to do mission work again in Pangasinan, Archbishop Socrates Villegas graced the first ever Recoletos Day in his archdiocese last Sept. 4, 2018. The archbishop of Lingayen-Dagupan presided over the pontifical mass and blessed the newly readjusted rectory of the Augustinian Recollect parish of Our … Read more

Seminarians undergo English enhancement program

Baguio City—Senior High School (SHS) and college seminarians of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary began the new academic year with 2-day enhancement classes to improve their English language proficiency. Dean of Studies and SHS Principal Fr. Anthony Irineo, OAR designed the enhancement classes not only for seminarians to review their English but also to bring their minds … Read more