Despedida Party for Fr. Dexter

BAGUIO CITY – On May 18, 2024, the Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary (CaReS) community organized a simple farewell party for Fr. James Dexter Tanquis, OAR. Members of different seminary organizations and seminary friends attended the celebration. The event started with a vespers, followed by dinner, and then the program, during which the community presented a tribute…

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CaRes Celebrates the Feast of St. Rita of Cascia

BAGUIO CITY—On this auspicious day, May 22, 2024, the community of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary (CaReS) celebrated the Feast of St. Rita of Cascia and conferred the sacraments of initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, and First Communion). The sacraments were received by Analona Cutara, a dedicated seminary employee; Zenaida Dalando, a beloved member of the community; and Marcilyn…

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Memorial of St. Joseph the Worker

BAGUIO CITY—On May 1, 2024, the community of Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary celebrated the Memorial of St. Joseph the Worker and the inauguration of St. Joseph, the Protector of the Order. The celebration started with the holy mass led by Rev. Fr. Joseph Philip Trayvilla, OAR, the Spiritual Director of Aspirants and Postulants. In his homily,…

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Search for the CaReS Flamma Augustiniana Awardee

Rationale Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary, Inc. (CaReS) takes pride in the accomplishments and achievements of its alumni who become Recollect priests and religious, diocesan priests or priests and religious of other religious congregations, and former seminarians. Their achievements, not only reflect well of themselves, but also extend and enhance the significance, integrity, and good name of…

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Official Logo of 70th Year of Recoletos Presence in Baguio and the Launching of the 25th Anniversary of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno

About the Logo The logo has its overarching theme: Communion: Our Mission. It represents a double celebration. On the one hand, Casiciaco is now on its 70th year of presence and mission, and, on the other hand, the dynamic flame above the heart represents 25 years of establishment of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno to…

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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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