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14th RAYNS Day 3: A Showcase of Culture

By Bro. Xavier Romeo Emnace | January 29, 2024 | Comments Off on 14th RAYNS Day 3: A Showcase of Culture
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The Recollect Augustinian Youth National Summit (RAYNS) went on its third day with various interactive activities in Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary (CaReS), Baguio City. The third day, January 27, 2024, started with the celebration of the Holy Eucharist in the seminary chapel, presided by Fr. Leander Barrot, OAR, President of the Secretariat of Spirituality, Charism, and Permanent Formation of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno. In his homily, Fr. Barrot emphasized the role of the Blessed Virgin Mary as the model of the youth, implying one’s humble submission to the will of God despite one’s fears and doubts. Morning session started…

Fr. Alexus Mansueto, OAR, aka Fr. Buloy

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

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…

Seminary Rector Fr. Bernard C. Amparado, OAR (left) receives a token of gratitude from Fr. Joseph Dexter Palagtiosa, OAR, head of the Section on Youth Ministry.

Youth told: Witnessing outweighs preaching

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…

Seminarians parade the flags of 22 countries where the Order maintains missionary presence during the welcome program of the 13th RAYNS.

CaReS hosts 159 delegates for 13th RAYNS

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

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…


13th Recollect Augustinian Youth National Summit

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


In Pictures: 8th IPRAYS

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 –…


RAY Vis-Min get challenge on Regional Summit

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…


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

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…


In Pictures: RAY de Bacolod holds ARISE 2019

Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–All in one heart and one mind. The Recollect Augustinian Youth de Bacolod held its ARISE (Augustinian Recollect Introduction Seminar) last July 20, 2019 at the Sta. Monica Retreat House. The participants included the RA Youth from the Integrated School and College. The program included series of talks by the Spiritual Director…