MASSCOM and PSYCH conduct Pinning and Vesting Ceremonies

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental–The College of Arts and Sciences, Mass Communication and Psychology Departments of the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos held their Pinning and vesting ceremonies.  They started the activity with a Thanksgiving Mass celebrated by Rev. Fr. Jose Teodulfo Jadulco, OAR at the Oratory, 9 am July 14, 2018.  In his homily, Fr. Jadulco … Read more


BACOLOD CITY – University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos holds the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) that started last July 19, 2018.  A welcome program was held with the university President, Rev. Fr. Don H. Besana, OAR, giving the welcome address. Ms. Marah Penkian, Manager of Jason English Language School presented to the faculty … Read more

Cardinal Tagle on Carmel feast, installation of new basilica rector

His Eminence Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle at the Feast Day of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
Installation of the new Rector of Minor Basilica of San Sebastian,
Rev. Fr. Edgar P. Tubio, OAR
July 16, 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ we give thanks to God who has gather us as one family, as one community of faith in this Eucharistic celebration.

We thank God also for giving us a mother, our blessed mother who under the title of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel we venerate today.

Our gathering is made more special because we just witness the installation of our new parish priest si Fr. Edgar. And we also thank si Fr. Joy our former parish priest for his service to the community.

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Kaohsiung archbishop visits Recoletos-run parishes

Kaohisung, TAIWAN – Every five years in the Diocese of Kaohsiung, the Local Ordinary together with some members of his Presbyteral Council and the Treasurer of the Diocese conduct an official pastoral visit to each parish within the Diocese. The last of such visit happened in the year 2013.

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Nineteenth-century Recoleto church in Mindoro restored!

Sablayan, OCCIDENTAL MINDORO – In this historic and burgeoning municipality, a nineteenth-century church was recently restored. The townsfolk call it as the “lumang simbahan” of the old poblacion of their town, Sablayan. It was first founded as a mission in 1819 by the Augustinian Recollect missionaries.

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Novices undergo communications workshop

The Provincial Secretary of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno, Fray Jose Ernil “Tol” F. Almayo, OAR, conducted a seminar-workshop on news-writing to the newly accepted Novices last July 10, 2018.  The session started at 8:45 in the morning and was held at Provincial house in Quezon City. Fr. Almayo discussed about the Commission on … Read more