Baguio City — Last August 28, 2019 was a red-letter day for both formators and formands as Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary observed on the same day the Solemnity of the Order’s holy father, St. Augustine, and the Culmination of Buwan ng Wika. The Order’s leading Augustinologist, Fr. Lauro Larlar, OAR, officiated the holy mass at 6:15…

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Baguio City — Seminarians and formators of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary were reminded of the importance of preserving and enriching indigenous languages during a lecture given by a leading language scholar of the Cordilleras. “Our indigenous languages are sacred,” said Dr. Stephenie Lee Ong-Busbos, who gave a lecture on the indigenous languages in the country as…

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Seminarian-favorite Fr. Federico Gregorio, OAR celebrates his 73rd birthday last September 2, 2019 and imparted nuggets of wisdom about gracefully growing old to the congregation during the 6:15 AM mass. Fr. Gregorio — fondly called Fr. Greg by seminarians — is the seminary’s director of Human Formation Program, the one seminarians talked to about matters…

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Baguio City — The Prefect of Discipline of Senior High School seminarians reached a milestone in his priestly life last August 27, 2019. Fr. Bob Cabanag, OAR was joined by the Recoletos de Baguio community and his family members as he celebrated his 10th sacerdotal anniversary on the feast of Sta. Monica, the mother of…

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Baguio City — This year’s 36 neophytes now have their home away from home in the context of an apostolate program of the seminary. This as the neophytes were distributed to 17 foster family members of the Family Apostolate Program during the First General Prayer Meeting last August 25, 2019 at the seminary chapel. “It…

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Baguio City — A Recollect priest who is gifted with the grace of healing visited the Recoletos de Baguio community and officiated a healing mass last August 19, 2019. Fr. Nelson Plohimon, OAR, who is currently assigned as parochial vicar of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish-Recoletos in Cebu City, laid his hands on…

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Baguio City — Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary officially starts the new formation year with a holy mass invoking the Holy Spirit, officiated by no less than the Prior Provincial last August 17, 2019 at the seminary chapel. In his homily, Rev. Fr. Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR reminded the seminarians, specifically the neophytes, to not be afraid…

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