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

OAR receives 5 new priests on OAR Day

Mira-Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY—Five friars of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno were ordained to the Sacred Order of Presbyterate through the imposition of hands of Most Rev. Antonio R. Tobias, DD, Local Ordinary of the Diocese of Novaliches, during the 430th anniversary of the birth of the Augustinian Recollection at Our Lady of Consolation … Read more

Seven friars ordained as deacons

Mira-Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY—Seven Augustinian Recollect friars of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno were ordained as deacons through the imposition of hands by Most Rev. Nolly Buco, JCD, DD, auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Antipolo. This momentous event took place on November 17, 2018, Feast of Nuestra Señora de la Salud, at Our … Read more

RST Examination Week

Mira-Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY —RST held the preliminary examinations last October 8-12, 2018. In line with intellectual training and academic assessment demanded for doctrinal, spiritual, scriptural, historical, liturgical and moral qualifications for priesthood, RST students in all levels took their preliminary examinations. Each year level was slated to take examinations either in oral or written … Read more