ARCORES FILIPINAS

Jaazeal Jakosalem, new president of ARCORES

By Agustinos Recoletos | October 22, 2022 |
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The Filipino religious has been elected by the assembly of ARCORES to head the Augustinian Recollect International Solidarity Network. ROME, Italy – Fr. Jaazeal Jakosalem has been elected president of the Augustinian Recollect International Solidarity Network ARCORES. The General Assembly, held on October 18-19, has decided his appointment to the presidency of the Network, as well as the appointment of Friar José Alberto Moreno as vice president. Jaazeal Jakosalem has been, from 2006 to 2018, head of ARCORES Philippines. He made solemn profession as an Augustinian Recollect in 1998. He studied theology at Recoletos School of Theology in the Philippines.…

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ARCORES International and Filipinas partners with USJ-R INFECOP for outreach program

CEBU CITY-On September 23, 2022, USJ-R through INFECOP and in partnership with ARCORES International and Filipinas conducted Project Tabang Sugbu: Phase 2 for the typhoon Odette victims of Olango Island, Lapu-lapu City, Cebu.  The project was composed of the following activities: distribution of ARCORES Bags of Hope (Educational Assistance), Value Formation on Stewardship of Creation,…

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ARCORES Volunteers Hike the CST-R Eco-Park, Visit Sipaway Island

SAN CARLOS CITY, Negros Occidental—Five ARCORES Volunteers hiked the Eco-Park of Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos while Rev. Fr. Vicente Ramon, Jr., OAR, former director of the Laudato Si’ Environmental Center (LEC) served as guide.             Marina Almanza, Nuño Montejo, Sara Romero, Jaime Sanz and Ernesto Vidal visited San Carlos City for the second time for…

ARCORES International Volunteers. (L-R) Jaime Sanz, Ernesto Vidal, Sara Romero, Nuño Montejo (behind) and Marina Almanza with Rev. Fr. Joel Alve, OAR, Rev. Fr. Cristituto Palomar, OAR and Elinor Mariano of Resource Handumanan.

ARCORES International Volunteers Visit CST-R

SAN CARLOS CITY, Negros Occidental-Five ARCORES International Volunteers from Spain visited Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos and Monteagudo, Recoletos. The volunteers were sent to RESOURCE Handumanan in Bacolod City where community-members are beneficiaries of varied ARCORES initiatives from livelihood programs to typhoon relief operations. Rev. Fr. Cristituto Palomar, OAR (second from R) of the University of…

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ARCORES launches Solar Dream Project among Tagbanua communities in Palawan

ARCORES Filipinas started distributing fifty (50) solar lighting kits to the Tagbanua families in Aborlan and Brgy. Inagawan, and in Liminangcong last February 28, 2022. The Tagbanua community in Palawan is part of the Recoletos parish community of San Rafael in Aborlan. The ARCORES Solar Dream project aims to provide sustainable assistance to families displaced…

One Thomasian Family. (L-R) Fray Vicente Ramon, Jr., OAR, CEDO director, poses <br/> as Mr. Johnny Engada, Ansulag ES head teacher, receives the chairs from Fray Joel Alve, OAR, CST-R director-principal.

A Promise Delivered: Ansulag ES receives armchairs from CEDO, YACAP

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–Forty brand-new armchairs are now in two classrooms of Ansulag Elementary School, Barangay Rizal, San Carlos City. On February 17, 2022, Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos Community Extension and Development Office (CEDO) officially turned over the armchairs to Ansulag ES. Fray Vicente Ramon, Jr., OAR, CEDO director, and Fray Joel Alve, OAR,…

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LEC Dedication Highlights the “Season of Creation” at CST-R

SAN CARLOS CITY, Negros Occidental – “Lord, bless the works of our hands. “             In a solemn and profound ceremony, Thomasian administrators and faculty members blessed and dedicated the newly established Laudato Si’ Environmental Center (LEC) last September 30, 2021. The event commemorates the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) “Season of Creation”…

 Immediate Response. CST-R’s Jamela Mapa (leftmost), CEDO coordinator, and Ma. Nita V. Bolo, HR Officer 
(second from left) deliver sacks of rice, detergent powder, canned goods and clothing to victims of the August 31, 2021 fire

Abag Rekoleto deployed for Barangay 6 fire victims

SAN CARLOS CITY, Negros Occidental – Just as people were beginning to anticipate the last quarter of 2021 and the year-end holidays, at least 86 families lost their homes to a fire in Barangay 6, San Carlos City, last August 31, 2021, that started at around 11 in the morning.             Responding to the immediate…

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CST-R, 3 Public Schools, Brgy. Rizal Now Partners through G.U.G.M.A.

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—The Thomasian family now includes three public elementary schools in Barangay Rizal, San Carlos City. Under the Community Extension and Development Office (CEDO) of Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos, the adoption of Ansulag, Katiclan and Nabataan Elementary Schools marks the beginning of a partnership “to provide education, values formation and basic social…

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Heart Solidarity Award in the Philippines

Note: This article is also posted on the official website of ARCORES International (https://www.arcores.org/heart-solidarity-award/) ARCORES International, the social arm of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, recognizes, giving “the Heart Solidarity Award”, the exemplary efforts of organizations animated by the religious communities and partners during the covid pandemic in the Philippines. The 2020 Heart Solidarity Campaign…