Family Apostolate’s Abad couple renews vows after 35 years

Baguio City — A member couple of the seminary’s Family Apostolate Program renewed their marriage vows on the occasion of their 35th wedding anniversary at the seminary chapel last Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Mr. and Mrs. James and Fanny Abad reiterated their love and commitment for each other before God, family members, and friends during … Read more

Fr. Provincial: “Wearer of the habit is a property of God”

Baguio City — The religious habit is a sign of the transcendental and supernatural realities which the wearer gives witness to in this highly secularized world of today. This was the content of the homily delivered by Rev. Fr. Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR during this year’s investiture of five formands of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary on … Read more

Language prof: “Our indigenous languages are sacred”

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 … Read more

Fr. Greg at 73: “It is God’s gift to be old!”

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 … Read more

Fr. Provincial: Seminary Formation is Openness to the Holy Spirit

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 … Read more