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Heart Solidarity Award in the Philippines

By Agustinos Recoletos / May 29, 2021 /

Note: This article is also posted on the official website of ARCORES International (https://www.arcores.org/heart-solidarity-award/) ARCORES International, the social arm of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, recognizes, giving “the Heart Solidarity Award”, the exemplary efforts of organizations animated by the religious communities and partners during the covid pandemic in the Philippines. The 2020 Heart Solidarity Campaign…

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CaReS Kindness Station inaugurated

By Bro. Jesse Meer E. Alipes / May 17, 2021 /

Baguio City— Aside from the virus, kindness is also contagious. Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary (CaReS) officially inaugurates CaReS Kindness Station on the feast of St. Joseph the Worker, last May 1, 2021. Also on the celebration of National Labor Day, 64 indigent beneficiaries received rice, goods, bread, and perishable goods such as vegetables and spices, poultry…

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ARCORES and USJ-R promote “Help Slow Down the Spread of COVID-19” program

By USJ-R Correspondent / March 6, 2021 /

CEBU CITY–The ARCORES-International, in coordination with USJ-R INFECOP, continues the Project, “Help Slow Down the Spread of COVID-19” by giving out facemasks and bath soaps to two groups of beneficiaries: the first group consisted of the 949 People Deprived of Liberty (PDL) and the 51 Bureau of Jail Management and the Penology (BJMP) Staff of…

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A Vaccine for All

By Bro. Tagoy Jakosalem, OAR / February 26, 2021 /

For almost a year in this pandemic, we are still hoping for a cure to the dreaded COVID-19. Death toll continues to rise. Before the end of this month, almost 2.5 million deaths worldwide have been recorded (as of February 19, 2021, approximately 2,448,188 deaths). And yet, the vaccine war is creating instability in the…

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Thomasian CEDO creates network of donors and beneficiaries through Abag Recoleto Operations

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / January 27, 2021 /

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Colegio de Santo Tomas-Recoletos’ Community Extension and Development Office (CST-R CEDO) bridged hundreds of donors and beneficiaries through the “Abag Recoleto” Calamity Relief Operations this January 2021. After barangays in San Carlos City were flooded, CEDO reached at least 300 households in Barangays I, V and Rizal. Donations were from hundreds…

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CST-R CEDO responds to calamity victims in San Carlos

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / January 22, 2021 /

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—“God’s love is higher than any flood,” Fray Monday Benjamine Edobor, OAR, said as he led the “Abag Recoleto,” an emergency relief operation of CST-R Community Extension and Development Office (CEDO) for the victims of the flash flood in San Carlos City. Water Rising On January 16, 2021, Saturday, heavy rain…

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In Action: Men and Women in Orange

By Fray Paul Demillones, OAR / December 3, 2020 /

Valencia, Negros Oriental—The humble Church of this municipality, the Parish Our Lady of the Abandoned administered by the religious of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, has been part of the lives of the people residing in this locality. For years already, the parish has provided all the means she has to provide the spiritual needs…

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RFC-RST Outreach Program

By Fray Jhoben Rodriguez, OAR / November 30, 2020 /

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY–Recoletos Formation Center and Recoletos School of Theology, in partnership with St. Ezekiel Moreno Novitiate-Recoletos and Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity Antipolo Chapter, initiated activities for those people suffering the brunt of typhoons Rolly and Ulysses. The friars of the abovementioned communities, together with some lay donors, after seeing the impact of…

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Paris Agreement: Scaling Up Inclusive Climate Action to 2030

By Agustinos Recoletos / November 3, 2020 /

You are invited. Paris Agreement: Scaling Inclusive Climate Action to 2030 aims to talk about the insufficient actions of countries in mitigating and adapting to climate change that will slow down global warming and respond to the cries of the Earth and the poor. Register here: https://bit.ly/31HBmLk

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CaReS donates 28 bags of blood amidst Covid-19 pandemic

By Bro. Ioannes Arong / June 19, 2020 /

BAGUIO CITY–The demand for blood has always been higher than its supply. This is a fact known only too well to Roselyn Reyes, a Medical Technologist III at the Baguio General Hospital Medical Center (BGHMC). “The need for blood reaches approximately 50 units a day at BGHMC alone,” she said. “On ordinary days, we could…

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