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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14th RAYNS Day 4: Start of a New Mission

The 14th Recollect Augustinian Youth National Summit (RAYNS) in Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary (CaReS), Baguio City concluded in the morning of January 28, 2024. The last day of the summit started with a morning prayer at the seminary open court. After breakfast, the participants had their aseo personal (personal care), while some started to pack their…

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14th RAYNS DAY 2: Spiritual Enrichment

The 14th Recollect Augustinian Youth National Summit (RAYNS) continued with a day of spiritual enrichment through different spiritual exercises. The RAYsters started the second day, January 26, 2024, with a morning prayer held at St. Augustine Shrine in Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary (CaReS), Baguio City. It was followed by meditation, then breakfast. The morning session started…

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PRIOR GENERAL VISITS CARES

By: Bro. Michael Zion Anthony G. Madrona Baguio City – The Prior General of the Order of Augustinian Recollects (OAR) visited Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary (CaReS) as part of his fraternal visit to the communities of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno last November 3-6, 2023. On the rainy and cold evening atmosphere at Baguio on…

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Poster Exhibit and Creative Presentation open Jornadas de Filosofia 2023

By: Bro. Sean Cass L. Alvarez Baguio City – Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary’s annual Jornadas de Filosofia marks its first day with the poster exhibit and creative presentation contest last March 20, 2023. Vibrant and colorful artworks were hung in the seminary classroom corridor as each fraternity showcased their philosophical posters. With the theme “Philosophy: Becoming…

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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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