ON LOVE AND FEAR

November 20, 2022 — Solemnity of Christ the King A Sunday Reflection from the Gospel of Luke (23:35–43) By: Bro. Sean Cass L. Alvarez I still remember the crystal clear day of November 20, 2018, when we, the seminarians of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary, joined the people of Baguio who flocked and gathered at the Baguio…

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THE DICHOTOMY OF TRUTH AND SOCIETY

November 13, 2022 — 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time A Sunday Reflection from the Gospel of Luke (21:5-19) Bro. Alvin C. Laserna Jr. Most of us do not want to live alone as if being with others is already a part of our identities. This is deemed rational not just by the thinkers in the…

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CaReS All Soul’s Day Apostolate

By: Bro. Sean Cass L. Alvarez Baguio City – Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary held various activities in honor of the faithful departed last November 2, 2022. Three Requiem Masses Taking advantage of the privilege granted by Pope Benedict XV in 1915 which states that every priest can celebrate three requiem masses, the community of Casiciaco Recoletos…

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Sino ka sa Langit 2022 with Formators

By: Bro. Alvin C. Laserna Jr. Baguio City—Last November 1, 2022, Casiciaco Recoletos seminarians creatively dressed themselves as they held the annual seminary event, Sino ka sa Langit. What made this year’s Sino ka sa Langit remarkable was the participation of some formators in the program. Imitating Models of Faith: A Counter-Cultural Endeavor In his…

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Rosary Month Culminates amidst Bad Weather

By: Bro. Alvin C. Laserna Jr. Baguio City—While the country was lashed by Typhoon Paeng, which effects have also been felt in Baguio, Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary (CaReS) community pushed through with the rosary month culmination activity last October 30, 2022. The culmination was marked by a living rosary prayed inside the Capilla de Nuestra Señora…

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Liberators’ Investiture

By: Alvin C. Laserna Jr. The Batch Liberators had their Toma de Habito (Investiture) last October 12, 2022, the feast day of the seminary patroness, Our Lady of the Pillar. Unlike the past two investitures, the seminary accepted a number of visitors, most were relatives of the new postulants. Regardless, however, of the bulk of…

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A Procession in honor of Our Lady of the Pillar

By: Alvin Laserna Jr. Last October 11, 2022, the Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary held a procession in honor of Our Lady of the Pillar whose feast day would be held a day after. The procession started at 6:30 in the evening attended by the seminarians, priests, and the different lay organizations of the seminary especially the…

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CaReS Intramurals 2022 Commences

By: Alvin C. Laserna Jr. BAGUIO CITY—The annual Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary Intramurals has formally been opened last September 29, 2022 at the Recoletos Gym. This year’s theme is “Praying and Playing Together Towards Solidarity” inspired by the current focus of the Church in Synodality and the Order of Augustinian Recollect’s motto of the year, “Together”.…

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REAP resumes in CaReS

By: Christian Joseph T. Codilla Student seminarians of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary undergone this year’s Recoletos Enhancement and Advancement Program (REAP) after it was suspended for two years due to the COVID 19 pandemic.  The REAP is a program usually held every year in the seminary before the start of the academic year to develop and…

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