Hopelessness at COP24, Failures Beyond Paris

Four ‘oil giant’ countries, namely: the United States, Saudi Arabia, Russia and Kuwait objected the proposed inclusion of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report for the final document of COP24. The IPCC Report is a scientific document affirming the need to limit 1.5 degrees Celsius before 2030, avoiding the extreme climate change … 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

100% of AR Juniors pass Licensure Examination for Teachers

All seven AR juniors passed the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET). These blessed temporary professed sisters are: Sr. Honey May Bucar Boquila, A.R., (J2); Sr. Beverlyn De Guerto Nemiada, A.R. (J1); Sr. Flora Mae Francisco Lanuza, A.R. (J1); Sr. Kenneth Joy Montaño Bago, A.R.(J1); Sr. Valerie Ann Baon Coz, A.R., (J1); Sr. Jamaikha Aray Acle, … 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

2018 Recoletos Family Advent Recollection

KAOHSIUNG CITY, TAIWAN–On the First Sunday of Advent (2 December, 2018), the annual Advent Recollection was held at St. Nicholas Parish in Daliao, Kaohsiung City for the Recoletos Family, that is, Filipinos under the pastoral care of Recoletos Friars in Taiwan. Attendees were from St. Joseph Parish of Xiaogang 小港區, St. Michael Parish of Donggang … Read more

Original image of La Salud graces Intramuros GMP 2018

Intramuros, MANILA—The Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno joined, for three consecutive years, the Intramuros Grand Marian Procession. And no other than the original 384 year-old image of Nuestra Señora de la Salud was brought by the Augustinian Recollect friars last December 2, 2018 in the streets of Intramuros. In 2016, the image of La Salud was … Read more

24 Hours of Reality features Jaazeal Jakosalem, OAR, climate activist from the Philippines

Hosted by The Climate Reality Project and former Vice President Al Gore, 24 Hours of Reality is a day of eye-opening stories and compelling conversations about the climate crisis and how we solve it, broadcast live to millions around the world. It is an annual global broadcast of The Climate Reality Project, former Vice President … Read more

SCORES ’18: Making its way back in CST-R

By: Jeo Adrian G. Ling & Nathalie B. Señerez San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Ten Philippine Recollect schools with an exact number of 100 delegates, along with their chaperones and the OAR priests, gathered together for the commencement of Students’ Congress of Recollect Schools (SCORES) 2018 Season 33 held at Colegio de Sto. Tomas – Recoletos … Read more

Tatak Rekoleto: Sangpuso, a concert for a cause

CAVITE CITY—Tatak Rekoleto: SangPuso was an attempt to evangelize through the universal language called music. The melody of each religious song and the lyrics invoked nothing but God’s love for His flock. And there wasn’t anyone better to render these messages other than the OAR priests and religious whose hearts are one with the Sebastinian … Read more