First Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Center in PHL opens at USJ-R

CEBU CITY–Cebu’s University of San Jose-Recoletos has opened the first Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Center in the Philippines. ESD is one of UNESCO’s global action programs that work for 3Ps: Planet, Prosperity, and Peace. It aims to achieve global sustainability through focusing efforts on five priority action areas in education namely: policy, learning environment, … Read more

LECTIO DIVINA: 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Feast of Sto. Niño, Cycle A

Translated by Fray Hubert Dunstan Decena, OAR Jn. 1:29-34 A. INVOCATION OF THE HOLY SPIRIT WE INVOKE THE HOLY SPIRIT USING THE WORDS OF ST. AUGUSTINE Come, Holy Spirit, by whom every devout soul, who believes in Christ, is sanctified to become a citizen of the City of God! (en. Ps. 45:8) Come, Holy Spirit, … Read more

Cavite Recollect Schools reach out to Laurel Evacuees

CAVITE CITY—San Sebastian College-Recoletos de Cavite (SSC-RdC) and Sacred Heart School of Cavite-Recoletos de Alfonso (SHSC-RdA) have initiated a joint relief effort to alleviate the plight of evacuees from Laurel, Batangas. Religious Administrators, Lay Administrators, and Staff of both Recollect Communities were on hand to assess the needs of twenty families who fled from Laurel … Read more

Lady Jaguars sweeps way to claim 2019 CESAFI volleyball crown

CEBU CITY–The Lady Jaguars of the University of San Jose-Recoletos(USJ-R) swept their way to the top of the 2019 CESAFI women’s volleyball competition, winning all matches against six other colleges and universities. With a record of 11-0, USJ-R flawlessly defeated the teams from the other schools namely the University of the Southern Philippines-Foundation, University of San … Read more

Chota and Augustinian Recollects: 75 years of history

Note: This article was translated from the original Spanish post on the official website of the Order of Augustinian Recollects. ( The Augustinian Recollects celebrate the 75th anniversary of the arrival of the first religious to the Chota region, in Peru. For this, different commemorative events have been prepared. It is an important fact that marked … Read more