Newly Ordained Priests to the Seminarians: “Grow where you are planted”

By Jesse Meer Alipes | September 5, 2021

BAGUIO CITY— “Grow where you are planted.” With these words, Rev. Fr. Virgilio Calalang, Jr., greeted the seminarians during their thanksgiving mass which he is the main celebrant, last September 1, 2021, at the seminary’s chapel. He is accompanied by Rev. Fr. Robin Ross Plata, OAR as the homilist. Raised to the ranks of priesthood…

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Solemnity of St. Augustine; Culmination of Buwan ng Wika

By: Bro. Alvin Laserna BAGUIO CITY— “Run the race of life. run the good race.” Rev. Fr. Ralph Laureen Ciceron told the congretation on the Solemnity in honor of St. Augustine last August 28, 2021, at the seminary chapel. The seminary’s new spiritual director invited the people to “start with a good decision,” in order…

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Formation Year Commences with Mass of the Holy Spirit

By: Bro. Sean Cass Alvarez BAGUIO CITY — Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary commences the formation year with the Mass of the Holy Spirit presided by Rev. Fr. Bernard C. Amparado, OAR, last August 21, 2021. The seminary rector emphasized the importance of the Holy Spirit’s role not just on individual’s life, but the Church as a…

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Seminarians, Personnel Vaccinated

BAGUIO CITY— Fifty Seminarians and two personnel of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary received their jabs of vaccine during a vaccination drive held at the Recoletos Gym of the seminary last August 20, 2021. The Seminarians and personnel received the first dose of the Sinovac vaccine. “We really need the vaccine,” said Rev. Fr. Bob Cabanag, OAR,…

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Father Provincial Emphasizes Importance of Renewal Visit

Baguio City— Rev. Fr. Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno of the Order of Augustinian Recollects had the Visit of Renewal to the community of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary, last June 4-5 2021. Fr. Selma’s Visit of Renewal to the Recoletos de Baguio community is his last as the…

Awards

CaReS Kindness Station Receives Award

BAGUIO CITY— CARES Kindness Station of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary is one of the recipients of the Heart Solidarity Award from ARCORES International (Augustinian Recollect Heart Solidarity), the social arm of the Order of Augustinian Recollects. “When we do charitable works and outreach programs, we do not expect recognition. Our faith tells us that God Himself…

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CaReS Kindness Station Inaugurated

Baguio City— Aside from the virus, kindness is also contagious. Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary (CaReS) officially inaugurates CaReS Kindness Station on the feast of St. Joseph the Worker, last May 1, 2021. Also on the celebration of National Labor Day, 64 indigent beneficiaries received rice, goods, bread, and perishable goods such as vegetables and spices, poultry…

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Dean of Studies and SHS Principal Celebrates 20th Anniversary as a Religious

Baguio City—Rev. Fr. Anthony Irineo, OAR celebrates his 20th anniversary of simple profession of vows last April 28, 2021. The College Dean of Studies and Senior High School Principal professed his vows of poverty, chastity and obedience in St. Ezekiel Moreno Novitiate-Recoletos in Antipolo City, on April 28, 2001 together with his other 12 batchmates…

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Jornadas de Filosofia 2021 Culminates with Quiz Bee and Awarding Ceremony

Baguio City— The four fraternities of seminarians competed for the last time in the Philosophical Quiz Bee as Jornadas de Filosofia 2021 culminates last April 16, 2021. A team of four members represented each fraternity from different year levels for the Philosophical Quiz Bee composed of three rounds—easy, average, and difficult. Fraternidad de Jesus Nazareno…

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Jornadas de Filosofia 2021 Day 4 — The Mercifuls won the Amazing Race.

Baguio City— Seminarians proved to be both brains and brawns on the fourth day of Jornadas de Filosofia 2021 with the Amazing Race last April 15, 2021. The four confraternities gave their best for the Amazing Race that took place in the vast seminary grounds having each five stations all over the compound pushing the…