Dr. Raul V. Fabella: A Recollect Education Product Among 5 New UP Professors Emeriti

The UP Board of Regents at its 1309th meeting on 22 July 2015 approved the appointments of five University of the Philippines Diliman faculty members as professors emeriti.

They are Dr. Raul V. Fabella from the School of Economics, Dr. Grace J. Alfonso from the College of Mass Communication, Dr. Emerlinda R. Roman from Cesar E.A. Virata School of Business, Prof. Nestor O. Vinluan from College of Fine Arts, and Dr. Rosario Torres-Yu from the College of Arts and Letters.

Professor Emeritus, a title for life, is conferred upon retired faculty members in recognition of their exceptional achievement and exemplary service to the University.

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An Ecological Life: Living Laudato Si’

“This sister now cries out to us because of the harm we have inflicted on her by our irresponsible use and abuse of the goods with which God has endowed her. We have come to see ourselves as her lords and masters, entitled to plunder her at will. The violence present in our hearts, wounded by sin, is also reflected in the symptoms of sickness evident in the soil, in the water, in the air and in all forms of life.”

(Pope Francis, Laudato Si’, no. 2)

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Looking at the Past

English translation by Fray Emilio Larlar, OAR

A book long awaited by us has just come out the printing: the second volume of the History of the Augustinian Recollect written by Fray Ángel Martínez Cuesta. It is a great milestone for all our communities and for all the Augustinian Recollect Family. The third and the last volume which will examine the entire XX century and the beginning of the XXI must come out soon.

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La Orden celebra en Agosto la “Memoria de los Santos” que promueve la Congregación de Religiosos

Agosto es el Mes de los Santos Agustinos, y el marco más propio para una de las iniciativas de la Congregación de Religiosos en el Año de la Vida Consagrada. Se señalan los lugares de “estación”, al tiempo que se ofrecen los formularios correspondientes.

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Recoletos School Alumnus Ordained Bishop

CEBU CITY – The University of San Jose-Recoletos had its first alumnus formally elevated to the rank of a bishop in the Catholic Church on August 10, 2015, further extending the reach of Recollect education well into the crucial administrative position of the Archdiocese of Cebu.

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma ordained to the episcopate Monsignor Dennis Villarojo, a high school graduate of Colegio de San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R’s former name), during a Pontifical High Mass at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral concelebrated by Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal and other high ranking Church leaders.

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