MANILA–To formally signify their intention to establish linkage in the areas of teaching, research, and academics, officials of two Catholic Higher Eduation Institutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding on February 20, 2020. De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Chancellor Robert Tang and San Sebastian College-Recoletos de Cavite Vice President for Administration Fray Rommel L. Rubia, … Read more

Prior General breathes encouragement to Recollect Formators

ROME–The formation of religious in its initial stage is fundamental and important. That was one of the main messages that the Prior General, Fray Miguel Miró, OAR, left the Augustinian Recollect trainers in their meeting at the ‘In Imum Cordis’ Training School. Fray Miró accompanied the religious responsible for the different stages of formation throughout the … Read more

OLVP launches Sto. Cristo Divino Tesoro Caravan

Urbiztondo, PANGASINAN—A caravan promoting the devotion to the sacred image of Sto. Cristo DIvino Tesoro de Urbiztondo was launched on February 14, 2020. Led by the Parish Priest of Our Lady of the Visitation Parish, Fray Joseph Cyprian Panaligan, OAR,  the parish community started the caravan at 6 AM. This was also in line with … Read more

OAR missionaries in Taiwan follow Church guidelines vs COVID-19 outbreak

Kaohsiung, TAIWAN – In cooperation with the church’s efforts to curb the outbreak of the novel coronavirus now called COVID-19, the Augustinian Recollect missionaries who are administering five parishes in the Diocese of Kaohsiung followed the pastoral directives of the Chinese Regional Bishops’ Conference (CRBC) in Taiwan. Recent news reports revealed that over 75,700 of … Read more

Thomasian Girl Scouts Go Backyard Camping, Welcome Grade 7 Scouts

SAN CARLOS CITY, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL – GSP Corps Staff led the Opening Ceremonies at the historic Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos field on February 1, 2020. Camp building was the first activity and the girl scouts practiced cooperation and teamwork as they together built their camp layout, camp altar, and camp devices.  The Cooking Challenge and … Read more

Recoletos community in Indonesia formally established

QUEZON CITY – January 8, 2020 will go down in history as the “official birthday” of the first Recoletos community in Indonesia. That’s practically around sixteen months after the arrival of the pioneer group of Augustinian Recollect missionaries in this Muslim-dominated country. It was on September 19, 2018, feast day of St. Alonso de Orozco, … Read more

Kumpilan sa San Sebastian and Agape 2020

CAVITE CITY–The Sacrament of Confirmation was administered by Most Reverend Reynaldo G. Evangelista, DD, Bishop of Imus, held at the Recoletos 4th Centennial Gymnasium, February 17, 2020. During the Eucharistic Celebration, Fray Joseph Dexter D. Palagtiosa, OAR, Vice President for Formation, Mission, and Identity, read from the Gospel of Matthew. Fray Antonio C. Zabala,Jr., OAR … Read more