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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Jornadas de Filosofia 2021Day 3: Group Extemporaneous Speaking

Baguio City— Jornadas de Filosofia carries on to the third day with the Group Extemporaneous Speaking contest last April 14, 2021 held at Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary Mini-Theatre. For two minutes, each participant answered the question picked by him taken from the Philosophy courses of 12th grade to 4th Year College, such as Theodicy, Metaphysics, Logic,…

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Jornadas de Filosofia 2021 Day 2: Essay Writing Contest

Baguio City—Intellectual travails continue on the second day of Jornadas de Filosofia 2021 April 22, 2021 with the Essay Writing Contest. For an hour, two representatives from each fraternity— one for English and another for Filipino categories— poured forth their writing prowess on the theme “Philosophy: Seeking the Truth as a Community,” in the said…

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Jornadas de Filosofia 2021—Philosophy: Seeking the Truth as a Community

Baguio City— Jornadas de Filosofia (Philosophy Days) kicks off with a Bulletin Board Contest last April 12, 2021 with the theme “Philosophy: Seeking Truth as a Community.” The theme is taken from the 2021 motto and objective of the Educational Apostolate of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, “Let’s Seek the Truth Together” an invitation which…

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Inmates, Indigent Families Recipients of CaReS Gift-Giving Activity

BAGUIO CITY— 250 Inmates of the Baguio City Jail and 110 indigent families were the beneficiaries of the Christmas Gift-Giving Activity of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary last December 27, 2020. The Christmas Gift-giving activity of the CaReS is held annually on the last week of December. “This yearly event is done in order to share the…

Fr. Bernard Amparado admisneters the blessiong of the newly-renovated Sala de Estudio

Sala de Estudio inaugurated on the Feast of St. Thomas of Villanova

By: Br. Jesse Meer E. Alipes Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary inaugurates and blesses Sala de Estudio last November 25, 2020 on the feast of St. Thomas of Villanova. Rev. Fr. Bernard C. Amparado, OAR, Seminary Rector, administered the blessing of the newly-renovated Sala de Estudio or study room and learning resource center. Fr. Amparado together with…

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Three Personnel Receive Service Award

By: Br. Jesse Meer E. Alipes Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary recognizes three personnel for their invaluable service to the seminary last November 7, 2020 at the Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Pilar Chapel. The service awardees for this year are Judy Estabillo, ground maintenance personnel, for 30 years of service; Joyvell Dioquino-Camero, administrative staff for 15…

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Province receives Twenty One New Postulants

BAGUIO CITY ­– The Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno of the Order of the Augustinian Recollects received twenty one postulants last October 12, 2020, at Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary. On the same day, the seminary celebrated the feast of Nuestra Señora del Pilar, its Patroness. “Man is Homo Simbolorum (Man of Signs) and the habit is…

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Formators’ Day a Tribute to Teachers

BAGUIO CITY – Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary holds 2nd Formators’ Appreciation Day last October 5, 2020. The celebration, which is in harmony with the World Teachers’ Day, was a tribute for the lay formators for their service to the seminary throughout the years. “Giving the opening remarks for such an occasion is not difficult,” said Rev.…

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CaReS Opens Intramurals 2020

By: Bro. Jesse Meer E. Alipes Baguio City ­– Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary opens Intramurals 2020 last Thursday, September 24, 2020. “A Display of God Centeredness and Self-Discipline towards a Holistic Community,” is this year’s Intramurals’ Theme. The seminarians are divided into five teams with two religious formators accompanying each team. This year’s teams are as…