CARES joins CFC-SFL World Singles Congress as Vocation Exhibitor

BAGUIO CITY– Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary Community took part as a Vocation Exhibitor, in the Three-day CFC-SFL (Couples for Christ-Singles for Family and Life) World Singles Congress last March 22-24, in CAP convention Center, Camp John Hay, Baguio City. Vocation Booth Fray Ken Oliver Lao, OAR, the Recollect Augustinian Youth in-charge, managed and took over the … Read more

Father General makes own version of ‘Tayo na sa Antipolo’

ANTIPOLO CITY – Early in the morning of March 11, the Prior General of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, Fr. Miguel Miró, OAR, together with Fr. Raul Buhay, OAR, a General Councilor and President of the General Secretariat of the Apostolate, made his own version of the popular song “Tayo na sa Antipolo” (“Let’s go … Read more

Father General feels loved, recharged at Casiciaco

BAGUIO CITY — This city may be cold, but the Father General certainly felt the warmth of fraternal love and Filipino hospitality during his recently concluded Visit of Renewal at Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary last March 13–14, 2019. The seminary was Fr. Miguel M. Miró, OAR’s third-to-the-last stop in his visit to all Philippine communities of … Read more

One day visit not enough to renew community, Father General tells Recoletos de Miranila

Mira-Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY – “The community cannot be renewed by just one day of visit. The only one who can renew our hearts is the Holy Spirit,” said Rev. P. Fray Miguel Miro, OAR, Prior General of Order, addressing the formands and Religious Formators of Recoletos Formation Center during the Eucharistic celebration last March … Read more

35 young men welcomed for search-in program

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL – The Sto. Tomas de Villanueva-Recoletos Formation House (STVR-FH) opened its doors to 35 young men who felt they have an initial calling for the priesthood and religious life. The came voluntarily for a three-day “Search-In Program” from March 8 to 10. Organized by STVR-FH, the said program was meant … Read more

CaRes observes feast of Sto. Niño with festive Sinulog atmosphere

Baguio City — The beat and rhythm of the Sinulog in Cebu City resonated even in a cold mountain city located some 1,900 kilometers from the center of the festivities. This as seminarians and devotees carrying with them different sizes and versions of the Sto. Niño statue flocked to the chapel of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary … Read more

Prenovices Attend APAC Symposium

MANILA—Eight Recollect prenovices participated in the symposium on Youth and the Digital World at La Consolacion College de Manila on January 19, 2019. Acting on the initiative of the Spirituality Commission of the Asia-Pacific Augustinian Conference (APAC), Fr. Francis Lucas of the Catholic Media Network Corporation expounded on the topic. The event hinged on the … Read more

Recollect Formands Meet: Gathering focuses on Witnesses of Faith and Discernment

Antipolo City, RIZAL–The AR and OAR formands gathered at St. Ezekiel Moreno  Novitiate-Recoletos, Antipolo City last December 15, 2018. The theme of the annual gathering was “AR-OAR Formands in the Millenial Age: Witnesses of Faith and Discernment.” The day started with the celebration of the Holy Eucharist presided by Fr. Ian Anthony Espartero, OAR, Vicar of … Read more

CaReS holds 1st Appreciation Day for formators

BAGUIO CITY—Seminarians of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary (CaReS) paid tribute to their religious and lay formators last November 25, feast of St. Thomas of Villanova, patron of studies of the Augustinian Family.  “The 1st Religious and Lay Formators’ Day is born out of our desire to appreciate the religious and lay formators who took the time … Read more

11 OAR Coristas pass LET 2018

Mira-Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY—The result of the recently concluded Licensure Examination for Teachers has been published last December 4, 2018. Eleven of Recoletos Formation Center’s Theology students passed and are now Licensed Professional Teachers. Based on the released data from philnews.ph, the following friars have passed the LET2018: 5535 AUSTRIA, RICKY JOHN ALARTE 15569 CEPE, … Read more