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REAP launches ARIF 2021 Program

By Carlos Legaspi, Jr., PhD | July 27, 2021 |
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Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–Member schools of the Recoletos Educational Apostolate in the Philippines (REAP) joined hands to launch the Augustinian Recollect Integral Formation Program (ARIFP) last July 23, 2021.  More than 600 attended the virtual launching via Zoom and more than a hundred were linked through the REAP Facebook account. In the invitation letter from Fray William Emelito Villaflor, OAR, President of REAP, he wrote that “after months of meetings and preparations, the ARIF Program is ready to kick off with a Launching Program.” The activity opened with a dedication to the Blessed Mother through a community praying of the…

The Mental Health State. Dr. Junrel Zarco warns that when stress is not handled </br> and managed well, it can trigger serious mental illness even among professionals. </br> He presents the current state of Philippine mental health using stark statistical data.

CST-R hosts SCCPSA Webinar Series 2020; Speakers focus on Stress Management and Social-Emotional Learning

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos, Inc. hosed the first of a series of webinars sponsored by the San Carlos City Private Schools Association (SCCPSA) last November 7, 2020. “Stress Management Tools in the New Normal” featured Dr. Junrel Zarco, Vice-President for Academics of Asian College of Technology-International Educational Foundation, and Dr. Jeralden…

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USJ-R recognizes 59 service awardees in 2020

Fifty nine employees of the University of San Jose – Recoletos will receive incentives at the end of October 2020 for working in the institution for several years. Each of them will receive a cash incentive which will be deposited directly to their personal accounts. The plaque and other items will be given during the…

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UNO-R updates: Alumni receive National and International recognitions, awards

UNO-R alumnus is Jiu-Jitsu Federation Pan-Ams Gold Medalist Florida, USA–A Negrense has captured the world with his knack on the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a self-defense martial art and combat sport, successfully earning the championship title (gold medalist) in the recently concluded International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) PAN Americans Championship 2020, Light Featherweight Division, held at Silver…

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“Zoomustahan Na”: Virtual group sessions to help build resilience among Thomasians

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos Student Development and Placement Center officially began conducting the Student Help and Resiliency Program (SHARP) through Zoomustahan Na last October 26, 2020. Zoomustahan Na is a virtual venue where students meet up and check on each other’s well-being with the CST-R SDPC as facilitator. SHARP is a…


UNO-R updates: virtual meetings and celebrations; welcomes new religious admin

UNO-R joins online meeting of EDUCAR The President of the Recoletos Educational Apostolate in the Philippines (REAP) called for a virtual meeting with the School Heads and the members of the EDUCAR international work teams with Fray Antonio Carron, OAR, General Councilor and Head of the Educational Apostolate of the Order last October 23, 2020…


UNO-R updates on COVID-19 response

Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–Amidst the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Negros Occidental continues its mission to evangelize the people of Negros and to spread hope during this time of trial. Bishop Buzon leads UNO-R Mass of the Holy Spirit Bacolod Bishop Patricio Buzon, SDB, DD led the Mass of the Holy…

Sun rises for CST-R. The Holy Mass in honor of St. Thomas of Villanova </br> begins as the sun rises over the 80-year old academic institution.

In Pictures: Kasadyahan sa CST-R to celebrate Feast of St. Thomas of Villanova

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Instead of the weeklong student-teacher activities planned for the feast of St. Thomas of Villanova, Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos, Inc. opted for an austere celebration that focused on charity—the core of the patron’s apostolate. Thomasian faculty and staff were also treated to a Saturday off from online classes and module making.

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School teachers and staff receive “Gasa ni Tomas” on Feast of St. Thomas of Villanova

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–In her 27 years as staff of the Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos Registrar’s Office, Melinda Dela Paz, has never experienced a crisis such as this pandemic has brought. Melinda used to earn extra income for her children’s education by consigning food items at the school canteen. After Philippine schools were limited…

Recoletos de San Carlos. (L to R) Frays Cabarles, Alviola, Ramon,  </br> Alve, and Pahamutang, OAR celebrate the feast of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary </br> at Monteagudo-Recoletos Retreat House, Brgy. Rizal, San Carlos City.

Recollect community dedicates Monteagudo chaplet to Mary, Birhen sa Rosaryo

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—The Recollect community of Sto. Tomas de Villanueva-Recoletos Formation House celebrated the Feast of the Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, October 7, 2020, by dedicating a chaplet to Her at Monteagudo-Recoletos Retreat House, Barangay Rizal. The chaplet was constructed through the generosity of a long-time benefactor who asked that she…