Formation

Symposium on Formation of the Person and The Study of Philosophy

By Agustinos Recoletos / November 24, 2022 /
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Newly-Ordained Deacons Told: “You are first of all servants of Christ”

By Bro. Jesse Meer E. Alipes / November 23, 2022 /

QUEZON CITY- You are first of all servants of Christ This is what Most Rev. Emeritus Teodoro Bacani, DD reminded the two Recollect friars in their diaconal ordination last November 19, 2022 at the Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Mira Nila Homes, Quezon City. “It is important to serve the people. But before serving the…

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SeMoNore Inaugurates Reliquarium

By Bro. Jesse Meer E. Alipes / November 16, 2022 /

ANTIPOLO CITY— St. Ezekiel Moreno Novitiate- Recoletos inaugurates reliquarium (Chapel of the Sacred Relics) last November 12, 2022. Rev. Fr. Joseph Panaligan, OAR, Vice-Prior of the Recoletos de Antipolo Community, led the blessing of the chapel which contains the sacred relics of the different Augustinian saints and blessed, most of which are first class. “We…

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Prior Provincial receives 2 Recollect friars in the Solemn Profession

By Fray James Francis Bago, OAR / October 19, 2022 /

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY – Two Augustinian Recollect friars said their definitive ‘yes’ to God as they Solemnly Professed the Evangelical Counsels last Saturday, October 15, 2022 at Our Lady of Consolation Parish. They were Fray Ivan C. Cuison, OAR and Fray Jhoben M. Rodriguez, OAR, who are now incorporated perpetually as members of…

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RST Celebrates Mass of the Holy Spirit

By Fray Rafael Martin Musa OSA / August 30, 2022 /

MIRA NILA HOMES, Quezon City–The Recoletos School of Theology (RST) celebrated its Mass of the Holy Spirit at Our Lady of Consolation Parish last August 26, 2022. The celebration was presided over by Very Rev. Fr. Bernard Cañada Amparado, OAR, the newly elected prior provincial of the Augustinian Recollect Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno. Also…

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Fray Ian Anthony R. Espartero, OAR is new Prior of RFC

By Fray James Francis Bago, OAR / August 8, 2022 /

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY – Recoletos Formation Center community had its new local prior, Rev. Fr. Ian Anthony R. Espartero, OAR installed by Rev. Fr. Bernard C. Amparado, OAR, Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno, last August 8, 2022. The Rite of Toma de Posesion of Fray Ian was started with…

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Los Vocacionados 2022: Journeying Towards the Call

By Bro. Xavier Romeo Emnace / July 26, 2022 /

BAGUIO CITY-As a new formation year begins, young men from various provinces of the country have assembled and stayed in the Minor Basilica and Parish of San Sebastian in Quiapo, Manila, for three days before proceeding to Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary last July 20-23, 2022. There are six aspirants from Bohol, four from Negros Occidental; two…

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14 Simply Professed Friars renew their vows

By Fray Lloyd Jorem Terania, OAR / June 21, 2022 /

MIRA NILA HOMES, Quezon City- Fourteen simply professed friars of Recoletos Formation Center renew their simple profession of vows as a religious of the Order of Augustinian Recollects. Their renewal was received at St. Thomas de Villanova last June 20, 2022 by Fray Lauro V. Larlar, OAR, the outgoing Local Prior with two other witnesses…

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RST holds Solemn Investiture with new Prior General and Prior Provincial

By Fray Lloyd Jorem Terania, OAR / June 9, 2022 /

MIRA-NILA, Quezon City – June 3, 2022, was a meaningful day for the graduating students of Recoletos School of Theology (RST). Rev. Fr. Bernard C. Amparado, OAR, the Prior Provincial-elect and the new RST Chairman of the Board of Trustees, presided over the mass alongside Fr. Miguel Angel Hernandez, the new Prior General together with…

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Seminarians Donate Blood a Second Time

By Bro. Jesse Meer E. Alipes / March 24, 2022 /

After two years, the Baguio General Hospital Medical Center (BGHMC) conducted a blood donation drive at Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary last March 13, 2020. The BGHMC headed by Dr. Aurelia Navarro, MD in partnership with Asin Health Center harvested 25 bags of blood; just three bags shy from the last collection last June 17, 2020. “I…

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