A Green Revolution: NSTP Students and SSC-R Community Planting Seeds of Change

he sun rose on a beautiful morning as 16 NSTP students of San Sebastian College — Recoletos, Canlubang, Laguna, along with 3 staff members and the esteemed Fr. Chote Bitangjol, OAR, embarked on a noble mission. Their destination? The La Salud Laudato Si Farm, where they would become the first group to plant trees, following…

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Message from the Bishops to the Augustinian Recollect Family

Convened  by  the  Prior  General of  the  Order,  the Augustinian Recollect  Bishops have gathered in Rio de Janeiro from May 20 to 24, 2024, to share personal and pastoral experiences in the Churches where we have been sent. During these days, we experienced how the Holy Spirit is the protagonist of the synodal process; He…

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G.U.G.M.A Adopted Schools Receive STARBOOKS

SAN CARLOS, Negros Occidental – The three adopted schools of Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos, Inc. under its G.U.G.M.A. Program received complete STARBOOKS Kiosks from the BPI Foundation, Inc. last May 14, 2024 during the Turnover Ceremony at the SDS Hall, Department of Education Division of San Carlos. Ansulag, Katiclan and Nabataan Elementary Schools became beneficiaries…

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CST-R is Now STARBOOKS Loaded!

SAN CARLOS, Negros Occidental – Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly-Operated KioskS, popularly known as STARBOOKS, is now in the St. Thomas of Villanova Library of Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos, Inc. Thomasians are now free to access at least 8,000 science and technology resources including interactive demonstrations of science experiments, published dissertations and thesis,…

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Taking Action: Mitigating the Impact of Global Boiling at Home, in Communities, and Schools

POINTS TO PONDER As the world grapples with the intensified consequences of climate change, characterized by extreme weather events, rising sea levels, and biodiversity loss, the urgency to address the impacts of global boiling has never been greater. Recognizing the need for immediate action, individuals, communities, and schools are stepping up efforts to mitigate the…

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Thomasians’ Viable Arduino-Based River Water Level Monitoring System Wins Grand Award in ICIA 2024

BANGKOK, Thailand—Thomasian Innovators won big during the International Creativity and Innovation Awards held at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) last April 26 to 28, 2024.             The Viable Arduino-Based River Water Level Monitoring System (VAMoS) of Crizel Anne Abangan, Diondrae Joe Alingasa and Aleah Angela Rose received both the Platinum Award and the…

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APOSTOLIC NUNCIO GRACES SILVER ANNIVERSARY

His Excellency Most Rev. Charles John Brown, DD, Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines, recently attended the Negros cluster’s commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the OAR Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno. Brown was warmly welcomed by Prior Provincial Rev. Fr. Bernard Amparado, OAR, and OAR Provincial Councilor Fr. Nonie Morillo, OAR at…

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Thomasians’ Way to ICIA 2024: From Inquiry to Innovation

EDITOR’S NOTE: A group of Grade 12 Thomasian innovators qualified as delegates to the International Creativity and Innovation Award 2024 in Bangkok Thailand after presenting a prototype of the Viable Arduino-Based River Level Monitoring System or VAMoS at the National Innovation Congress in St. Paul’s University, Dumaguete City. It is collaboration that drives innovation forward.…

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USJ-R holds blessing for Mobile Bath Station

The University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R), through the Center for Recollect Community Engagement and Social Involvement (CRCESI), and in partnership with ARCORES, celebrated a moment of grace as we blessed our USJ-R Mobile Bath Station last March 16, 2024 with Rev. Fr. Eduardo S. Celiz, Jr., OAR., presiding. This symbolizing our dedication to providing dignity…

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Message of Fr. General on the occasion of the Solemnity of St. Joseph

Prot. CG 34/2024TO THE ENTIRE AUGUSTINIAN RECOLLECT FAMILY May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace. In the middle of the Lenten desert, as if it were an oasis, the figure of the Patriarch Joseph, special protector of the Order, emerges discreetly. “His cult and devotion,  our Constitutions say, is part…

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