Mass of the Holy Spirit begins RST New School Year

By Fray Jestoni M. Latagan OAR / August 22, 2023 /

MIRA NILA HOMES, Quezon City – The Recoletos School of Theology (RST) began the school year with the celebration of Mass of the Holy Spirit at St. Thomas of Villanova Chapel last August 18, 2023. Fray Bernard C. Amparado, OAR, Prior Provincial of the Augustinian Recollect Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno presided over the celebration…

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ReCOR-Return to the Heart

By Fray Neil Robert Alilain OAR / July 19, 2023 /

Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary, Baguio City – In a groundbreaking initiative to address the multifaceted aspects of formation, the community of Recoletos Formation Center launches its first month-long ReCOR program on June 19, 2023. Fr. James Castelo, OAR, the direct in-charge of the ReCOR Program, Fr. Paul Demillones, OAR, a fellow facilitator of the program, and…

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Curso de la Solemne 2023

By Agustinos Recoletos / July 19, 2023 /

San Millan de la Cogolla – The candidates of the Order for Solemn Profession 2023 gathered for the “Curso de la Solemne” last July 16, 2023, with 9 participants from the four Provinces of the Order.  The event will run for the next six weeks until August 26, 2023. Full list of the participants: Members…

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11 Friars renew commitment to Recollect way of life

By Kristopher Carlo E. Sta. Ana / June 20, 2023 /

MIRA NILA HOMES, Quezon City – Eleven simply-professed friars renewed their religious vows of chastity, poverty and obedience to God in the Order of Augustinian Recollects on June 17, 2023 at the St. Thomas de Villanueva Chapel of the Recoletos Formation Center. Their renewal was received by Fray Ian Anthony R. Espartero, OAR, Local Prior…

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Five Recollect friars graduated in Theology!

By Fray James Francis Bago, OAR / June 5, 2023 /

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY – Four Recollects finished their Bachelor’s degree in sacred Theology while one Recollect finished his Master’s degree in Theology as the Recoletos School of Theology commenced its Academic Year 2022 -2023 with the Solemn Investiture of the Graduates of the Batch 2023 last June 3, 2023 at Our Lady of…

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RFC community had its four new Lectors and seven new Acolytes

By Fray Mc Airel Capinpin, OAR / May 22, 2023 /

QUEZON CITY – Recoletos Formation Center had its four formands instituted to the Ministry of Lectors and seven to the Ministry of Acolytes during the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass at the St. Thomas of Villanova Chapel last May 20, 2023. Fray Bernard C Amparado, OAR, the Prior Provincial of St. Ezekiel Moreno Province, presided…

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By Bro. Christian Joseph Codilla / May 2, 2023 /

Annually, the whole Catholic Church celebrates the Holy Week. The faithful observe different practices such as fasting and abstinence, receiving the sacraments, especially the sacrament of confession, visita iglesia, chanting of pasyon, and much more. During Holy Week, from Maundy Thursday to Easter Sunday, the Paschal Triduum is celebrated. The mystery of the faith is…

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Poster Exhibit and Creative Presentation open Jornadas de Filosofia 2023

By Bro. Sean Cass Alvarez / March 27, 2023 /

BAGUIO CITY – Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary’s annual Jornadas de Filosofia marks its first day with the poster exhibit and creative presentation contest last March 20, 2023. Vibrant and colorful artworks were hung in the seminary classroom corridor as each fraternity showcased their philosophical posters. With the theme “Philosophy: Becoming Witnesses of Communion,” each fraternity was tasked to…

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Formation Continues…

By Fray Neil Robert Alilain OAR / February 25, 2023 /

The Secretariat of Vocation and Initial Formation of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno relaunches its three-day program on the Formation of Formators with another batch of participants on February 23, 2023. What is the Program all about? The formation of formators is intrinsically connected to the essential deepening and dynamic formation of the candidates…

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Formation of Formators Day 2

By Fray Rey Jay Y. Quevedo OAR / February 18, 2023 /
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