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The joy of living the Augustinian Recollect dream

By Agustinos Recoletos | January 27, 2023 |
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All the young Augustinian Recollects who are in the formation stage in the Philippines participated in the 13th OAR Formands’ Encounter, regardless of stage and age. Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary (CaReS) hosted the three-day long OAR Formands’ Encounter that was held last January 10-12, 2023. The host community welcomed the rest of the formands coming from Recoletos de Antipolo and Recoletos de Mira-Nila on the evening of January 9, 2023, by an opening salvo wherein they danced the Tatak Rekoleto. This made the welcome fete different from the customary dancing of The Greatest Dream. Formation is highlighted on the first day. Rev. Fr.…


Day of the Order at CARES

BAGUIO CITY – December 5 is the Day of the Order of Augustinian Recollects. It was on that date, 427 years ago (1588) that the Recollection came into existence in the Province of Castile, Spain and thereat spread to twenty countries.

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Recoletos Filipinas celebrates anniversary of the Order in Antipolo

ANTIPOLO, RIZAL—The Recoletos family of the Philippines flocked to the St. Ezekiel Moreno Novitiate House to celebrate the day of the Order. This big day also marked the opening of the year-long celebration of the 25th anniversary of the inauguration of the novitiate building.


All roads lead to Antipolo on December 5

ANTIPOLO, RIZAL—All roads will lead to Antipolo on December 5, 2015 as the Recoletos de Antipolo launches the year-long celebration of it’s 25th founding anniversary next year. Fray Emilio Edgardo Quilatan,  OAR will give a talk on the celebration’s theme at 9:00 A.M. before the Holy Eucharist starts.


St. Ezekiel Moreno Province at 17 has 5 New Deacons

Mira-Nila Homes, Quezon City – On November 28, 2015, the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno celebrated its 17th Anniversary Foundation. As a fitting gratitude to God’s goodness, the province offered five of its brothers to Mother Church as deacons. His Excellency, Bishop Julito B. Cortes, DD, of the Diocese of Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, ordained to…


CARES Seniors Present Thesis Proposal

BAGUIO CITY–Fourteen graduating seminarians of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary (CaReS) successfully presented their Thesis Proposal. They were scheduled individually, from Tuesday, October 27, 2015 until Saturday, November 7, 2015, to face, with their thesis adviser, the three-member panel.


CARES Personnel Celebrate Their Day


Son delivers Kapampangan elegy for imá

  STA. ANA, PAMPANGA – Sonny Caparas dedicated a beautiful poem in Kapampangan to imá Apolonia, the Matriarch of the Caparas Family, after the Holy Mass celebrated by the youngest of the siblings, Fray Radni L. Caparas, OAR, and held at 9:00 AM in San Pedro Chapel in this town. Several Augustinian Recollect friars joined…


An invitation: Toma de Habito 2015


RFC opens intramurals 2015

EXERCISE OF THE MIND… EXERCISE OF THE BODY… LEAD TO MISSION! Mira-Nila:  Fray Lauro V. Larlar, OAR, the new local prior of Recoletos Formation Center (RFC), in his opening remarks to commence the seminary intramurals 2015 reminded the seminarians and formators divided in three teams — red, black, and yellow — that winning prizes is…