FAREWELL, Fray Conde

By Carlos Legaspi, Jr., PhD / February 22, 2021 /

Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Fray Walthrode Conde, OAR joined our Creator last February 18, 2021.  At 11:10 pm, his attending Physician had declared that the cause of death of Fray Conde was Septic shock.  Farewell, our dear Father. Fray Conde was a pillar of the Order of Augustinian Recollects being the most senior among the Friars…

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Colegio San Nicolas de Tolentino-Recoletos celebrates 50th Foundation Anniversary

By Agustinos Recoletos / January 30, 2021 /

Note: This article was posted in the Facebook page of ADSUM of the Diocese of Bacolod dated January 25, 2021. Talisay City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–The Colegio San Nicolas de Tolentino-Recoletos (CSNT-R) in Talisay City formerly known as UNO-R Talisay celebrated their 50th Foundation Anniversary coupled with the celebration of the Alumni Homecoming. A concelebrated Mass was…

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SSC–R Manila celebrates 80th Founding Anniversary

By SSC-R Manila Correspondent / January 28, 2021 /

MANILA–San Sebastian College–Recoletos, Manila began its 80th Foundation Anniversary celebration on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, coinciding with the Feast Day of St. Sebastian. In the commencement of foundation activities, a Eucharistic Celebration was held at the Basilica Minore de San Sebastian. The Solemnity celebration of the Mass was presided by Most Rev. Honesto F. Ongtioco,…

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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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UNO-R Fr. President: Christmas season is a moment of Joy

By Carlos Legaspi, Jr., PhD / December 16, 2020 /

Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–University of Negros Occidental -Recoletos President Fray Don H. Besana, OAR, gave his Advent message during the Opening of Christmas@UNO-R last December 5, 2020, at the university lobby.  He said that there are a lot of things to thank God, especially the graces we have received as we celebrate the 432nd Foundation…

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USJ-R holds first virtual Christmas lighting ceremony

By USJ-R Correspondent / December 4, 2020 /

CEBU CITY–In the context of the new normal, the University of San Jose-Recoletos is the first and only university in Cebu which did an online launching of Christmas lights to date. USJ-R lit up its main campus on December 1 to formally usher the Josenian Christmas season. The 20-minute virtual activity started by reminiscing the…

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UNO-R Alumnus tops 2020 PLE; Alumna hailed as Outstanding Social Worker

By UNO-R Correspondent / November 30, 2020 /

News from Tolentine Star Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–UNO-R alumnus Patrick Joseph Mabugat, RMT, MD, ranked top 2 in November 2020 Physician Licensure Examination (PLE) with a rating of 88.58 percent. The 2014 Medical Technology Licensure Examination topnotcher shared that his only goal is to pass the PLE, but it had been a bonus to be…

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Josenian debaters defend fifth VUDC-BP title

By USJ-R Correspondent / November 23, 2020 /

by Elyssa Kallila Marie Degamo | FORWARD Staff Writer CEBU CITY–The Josenian Debatista (JD) won the 6th Visayas Universities Debate Championship-British Parliamentary (VUDC-BP), defending their championship title for 5 consecutive years, last November 7-8 via Discord. Kristoffer Milan, one of the grand champions, stated in an online interview that JD prepared for the tournament like…

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CST-R celebrates La Salud feast; welcomes new priest

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / November 19, 2020 /

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—“As we experience these natural disasters and this pandemic, we pray to our Blessed Virgin Mary that she will always console us.” Fray Monday Benjamin Edobor, OAR, delivered a homily in honor of Nuestra Señora de la Salud last November 17, 2020, that moved the teachers, staff and patrons to pray…

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