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RAY de Talisay: remain hopeful and strong

By RAY Correspondent | December 23, 2020 |
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Talisay City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–“My mouth shall be filled with your peace, and I will sing your glory” The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the unprecedented crises that brings with it a lot of problems this 2020. It challenges our health, health services, loss of income, limited mobility and other struggles. It also challenges our faith in God during this pandemic. But this crisis is challenging us to bring about an increased sense of our humanity, community, and compassion to our self, others and to God. The Recollect Augustinian Youth de Talisay urged youth of Talisay to remain hopeful and stronger…

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Recollect Augustinian Youths extend help during COVID-19 Pandemic

By: Lourdes Isabella E. Corpuz For the past month, the country has experienced a major setback due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the less fortunate, they are left with little options as they struggle with the effects of the enhanced community quarantine. In response to this, the Recollect Augustinian Youth from Caidiocan, Pangasinan, and Talisay…

PALM SUNDAY. Devotees wave their palaspas during the observance </br> of Palm Sunday at the Immaculate Conception Church in Dasmariñas, Cavite </br> on Sunday (April 14, 2019). In the Christian tradition, Palm Sunday is the first day </br> of Holy Week which commemorates Jesus' triumphant entry into Jerusalem. </br> (PNA File photo by Avito C. Dalan)

Pangasinan youth sells ‘palaspas’ online amid quarantine

Note: This article was posted on the website of Philippine News Agency (https://www.pna.gov.ph) MANILA – Filipino Catholics would have been busy preparing for this year’s Palm Sunday—the final Sunday of Lent and the beginning of the Holy Week, amid the enhanced community quarantine. Usually, commemorating the triumphant arrival of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem includes people decorating…

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Responding to God’s Calling: Holy Mass

Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL — Devoting themselves to God’s calling, UNO-R RAY de Bacolod held their monthly Holy Mass at UNO-R Earth Chapel last February 29, 2020. The Gospel on that day talked about how God continues to call His people, especially us sinners. As we observe the season of Lent, we are called by…

The first set of national officers of RAY, led by the president Roceline Bernal (standing, sixth from left), poses for a photo opportunity </br> with the Recollect religious after having been sworn into office.

Send-off Mass reminds 13th Raysters to pay it forward

Baguio City — After five days of intense immersion into the Augustinian Recollect way of life, the Raysters were sent off with the exhortation to share what they had experienced with their communities. “As we go home, what do we bring but Jesus. Let us listen to Jesus and be good examples to other youths…

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Fr. Provincial accepts 93 full-fledged RAY

Baguio City — New members were added to the growing family of the Order of Augustinian Recollects (OAR) in the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno. The Prior of the Province, Rev. Fr. Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR, formally accepted ninety-three (93) young people during their solemn installation as full-fledged members of the Recollect Augustinian Youth last…

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Day 3: Discernment, social media, and the mission to love

By Bro. June Clark Solas and Bro. John Philippe Sosongco The third day of 13th RAYNS started with Lauds and Meditation at the seminary facade at 6:15 AM participated by all seminarians and RAY delegates in honor of St. Thomas of Villanova. It was briefly followed by breakfast at the seminary refectory. The talk started…

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‘Discernment’ isn’t about your will

Baguio City — Fr. Jason Laguerta’s vocation story began with his favorite spaghetti and fried chicken. Fr. Laguerta of the Archdiocese of Manila said back then, he could only eat his favorite food on his birthdays. And yet his mom would prepare them every Sunday for the priest who would be saying mass in the…

Fr. Juvelan Paul Samia, SDB, talks for the whole day about two relevant issues with the RAY delegates, </br> namely: youth evangelization in the morning; and sex and sexuality in the afternoon.

RAYNS Day 2: Talks center on youth evangelization, sex, and sexuality

Baguio City — A priest active in the youth ministry was the lone speaker during the second day of the 13th Recollect Augustinian Youth National Summit (RAYNS) held at Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary in this city last January 21, 2020. Fr. Juvelan Paul Samia, a member of the Salesians of Don Bosco, discussed for the whole…

The Raysters get to meet the seminarians and other delegates during the fun-filled Acquaintance Night </br> at the seminary façade on January 21, 2020.

Busy Day 2 leaves Raysters exhausted but elated

BAGUIO CITY–The second day of the Recollect Augustinian Youth National Summit begins with a typical Morning Prayer held at the seminary facade. The freezing wind gave the youth shivers, yet they still maintained a prayerful disposition. After that, they had breakfast and a short welcome program was given by the seminarians. Next was the talk…