Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos San Carlos City, Negros Occidental

December 19, 1940         Laying down of the cornerstone of the school. February 1941   Petition for canonical status was obtained from Bishop Casimiro Lladoc of Bacolod. June 23, 1941     Solemn opening of the school’s first scholastic year. July 20, 1941      Blessing of the first building. December 10, 1941         The school closed due to onset of the … Read more

Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary Baguio City

1951 Recollect Superiors talked to the bishop of the newly-created Apostolic Vicariate of Montañosa, Most Rev. William Brasseur CICM, DD about their plan to build a retreat and rest house named after Italian Villa, Casiciaco, in an 8-hectare land purchased from the Jesuits. 1953 Newly elected prior provincial, Manuel Carceller approved the project. Constructions began. … Read more

Bahay Lingkod-Recoletos Antipolo City

April 11-15, 1994           First Vicarial Congress held in Baguio City whose 8th recommendation called for the creation of the Pre-Novitiate Program which would run after college. March 3, 1997                 Approval of the Pre-novitiate level, “focused on the human and affective integration of the candidates’ philosophical maturation and spiritual growth in divine realities.” May 1, 1997                   … Read more

Eucharistic celebrations highlight Mt. Carmel Parish Fiesta Activities (Part II)

Eucharistic celebrations highlight Mt. Carmel Parish Fiesta Activities (Part II) (July 16, 2017) Mt. Carmel Parish, Cebu City—A pontifical mass presided over by the Most Rev. Dennis C. Villarojo, D.D., marked the culmination of the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Concelebrants were twelve Recollect priests and three diocesan clergies.  In his homily, Most … Read more