Recollect Augustinian Youth

‘Discernment’ isn’t about your will

By Bro. Ioannes Arong / January 31, 2020 /

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…

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

By Bro. Ioannes Arong / January 30, 2020 /

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…

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Fr. Buloy to 13th Raysters: Imitate Jesus and Mary

By Bro. Ioannes Arong / January 30, 2020 /

Baguio City — Many talks had been given to drive home the point of the theme for this year’s 13th Recollect Augustinian Youth National Summit (RAYNS), which is, “I am RAY: A Message and a Messenger.” But the Seminary Liturgist and Senior High School Spiritual Director, Fr. Alexus Mansueto, OAR, might have given the runaway…

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Youth told: Witnessing outweighs preaching

By Bro. Ioannes Arong / January 29, 2020 /

Baguio City — If there is anyone who can be the best preacher of the Gospel to this age, it is the youth. This was the content of the homily given by Fr. Bernard C. Amparado, OAR during the first day of the 13th Recollect Augustinian Youth National Summit (RAYNS) held in this city from…

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CaReS hosts 159 delegates for 13th RAYNS

By Bro. Ioannes Arong / January 28, 2020 /

Baguio City — Maria Theresa Aranco had to leave Cebu City on January 19, 2020 — the one Sunday when the whole island was celebrating its world famous Sinulog festival in honor of the Sto. Niño — just to catch her 8 PM flight bound for Manila. A staff of the Campus Ministry Office of…

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13th RAY National Summit: A Message and a Messenger

By Agustinos Recoletos / January 25, 2020 /

BAGUIO CITY–The RAY of the Philippines held its annual assembly in Baguio City. Prayer and formation of the youth were be the main topics of these days. From Monday to Friday, January 24, the youth of the Recollect Augustinian Youth (RAY) in the Philippines celebrated their 13th National Summit. The assembly has gathered 197 young people…

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13th Recollect Augustinian Youth National Summit

By Agustinos Recoletos / January 20, 2020 /

January 20 – 24, 2020, Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary, Baguio City Theme: I am RAY: A Message and a Messenger

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In Pictures: 8th IPRAYS

By Fray Jessriel Marcha, OAR / October 31, 2019 /

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY—The Recollect Augustinian Youth – Recoletos Formation Center (RAY-RFC) hosted this year’s gathering of Recollect Augustinian Youth (RAY) from different Augustinian Recollect parishes around Manila, also known as Inter-Parochial Recollect Augustinian Youth Summit (IPRAYS) This year’s summit was held at Our Lady of Consolation Parish – MiraNila last October 28 –…

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RAY Vis-Min get challenge on Regional Summit

By CST-R Correspondent / August 26, 2019 /

Story and Photos By: Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—“Be on a mission, Filipino youth!” Fray Vicente Ramon, Jr., OAR, called to the Recollect Augustinian Youth (RAY) participants of the Regional RAY Summit at Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos. The challenge came at the tail of the inspiring homily of Fray Ramon who was the…

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RAY-Luzon Encounter: Youth as Blessed, Gifted, and Empowered

By Frei Bo / August 20, 2019 /

Antipolo City, RIZAL—To prepare the youth for the Feast of St. Ezekiel Moreno, the Recollect Augustinian Youth (RAY) in Luzon communities were gathered together in St. Ezekiel Moreno Novitiate–Recoletos (SEMoNoRe) on August 11, 2019 to have a youth encounter. The theme of this year’s youth encounter was “Kabataang Rekoleto: Tinawag sa Iisang Misyon Kasama si…

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