TONDO - RAY de Tondo together with the Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage parish youth attended the Walk for Creation and the 5th Season of Creation at the Burnham Park Luneta and Manila Cathedral respectively. The event started at 4:30AM Mass with Cardinal Tagle as the main celebrant afterwards the symbolic Walk for Creation. At around 8AM the group proceeded to the Manila Cathedral for the opening of the 5th Season for Creation (Sept.1- Oct. 4).
The UNO-R Campus Ministry Office headed by VP-Religious Affairs and University Chaplain, Rev. Fr. Persiuz Joseph Decena, OAR, has sent invitations to the academic community to join in the celebration of the Septenary Masses in honor of St. Nicholas of Tolentino, Patron Saint of the university and his feast day on September 10. The Septenary Masses starts on September 3 and ends on September 9.
The community of the University of Negros Occidental -Recoletos is all set for the 2017 University Week which will commence on September 4, Monday, and will close on September 10, 2017, Sunday. This year’s Execom is composed of Rev. Fr. Louie Gabinete, OAR – Over-all Chairperson; Dr. Carmenda Leonoras – Chair, Administrative Division and Engr. Christopher Taclobos – Chair, Programs Division.
Highlights of this year’s U-week are Septenary Masses and Fiesta of Nicholas of Tolentino; Opening and Closing ceremonies; Search for Mr. and Ms. University Week 2017; Sports Events; academic and technical seminars and training, exhibits and expositions; the Alumni Noon and Recoletos Dance Craze.
Other u-week traditional activities will also be held.
The theme of the 2017 University week is “Heeding the call to Holiness” to attune to the OAR celebration of the “Year of Holiness” as declared by Prior General, Fr. Miguel Miru and the logo is designed by Mr. Avelino Kalalang III.