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Bishop Ted Bacani ordains Fray Ramon Bitancor, III to the Order of Presbyterate – December 5, 2021

By recoletos | December 9, 2021

Mira Nila, QUEZON CITY –  A day before the 433rd founding anniversary of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, Fray Ramon Buslon Bitancor, III Augustinian Recollect deacon was ordained to the Sacred Order of Presbyterate on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Our Lady of Consolation Parish. Most Rev. Teodoro C. Bacani, Jr., DD, Bishop Emeritus of…

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Recollects blessed with ordinations to Diaconate

By recoletos | December 1, 2021

Mira-Nila Homes, Quezon City, Philippines – The Order of Augustinian Recollects of the province of St. Ezekiel Moreno (Philippines) is blessed to have the diaconal ordination of the three young recollect friars last November 27, 2021. Fray Ricky John Austria, OAR from Tiwi, Albay, Fray Julius James Tinapao, OAR from Bayawan City, Negros Oriental and…

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RST celebrates the 400 foundation Anniversary of San Nicolás de Tolentino Province

By recoletos | September 10, 2021

RST celebrates the 400 foundation anniversary of the mother province San Nicalos de Tolentino with the second part of the lecture series titled—OAR STORY. The webinar, which started at 8:15 in the morning, was hosted by Fr. Ernil Almayo, the provincial secretary, and was participated in by more than 400 participants via zoom and four…

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OLCP on its 34th Patronal Fiesta

By recoletos | September 6, 2021

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY – Our Lady of Consolation Parish celebrates its 34th Patronal Fiesta on the Solemnity of Our Mother of Consolation, also the Patroness of the Order on Sunday, September 5, 2021. The celebration was presided by Rev. Fr. Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR, Prior Provincial of St. Ezekiel Moreno province, together with…

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OAR raises to the Order of Priesthood Fray Plata, Fray Calalang on the Solemnity of holy father St. Augustine

By recoletos | September 1, 2021

“It is a grace and it is God who grants us this grace for He is the center of this ordination,” Rev. Fr. Robin Ross S. Plata, OAR expressed during the thanksgiving speech he delivered on the occasion of their Ordination to Priesthood last August 28, 2021 on behalf of his companion Rev. Fr. Virgilio…

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RST formally opens the A.Y. 2021-22 with the Holy Spirit Mass

By recoletos | August 29, 2021

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY – Recoletos School of Theology had the Holy Spirit Mass to formally open the School Year 2021 – 2022 held at the St. Thomas of Villonava Chapel last August 20, 2021 at 7:00 in the morning. The Mass was presided by Rev. Fr. Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR, the Prior Provincial…

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FRAY HUBERTO, FRAY EMETERIO 58 years as Recollects

By recoletos | August 26, 2021

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY—Fifty-eight year ago, two young pilipino novices made their Profession of Simple Vows in the Recollect Novitiate house of Monteagudo, Navarra, Spain.  Fifty-eight-years ago, today, Fray Dunstan Hubert Decena, OAR and Fray Emeterio Buñao, OAR, celebrated their re-consecration to the Augustinian Recollect way of life in their respective assignments.  As to…

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RFC Formands meet for RFC-RST Annual Operational Project and Plans

By recoletos | June 21, 2021

Mira-nila, QC- RFC formands gathered for the Annual Operational Project and Plans of Recoletos Formation Center (RFC) and Recoletos School of Theology (RST) for the school year 2021-2022 last June 17, 2021. The meeting started at 8:00am by the opening prayer led by Rev. Virgilio Calalang Jr., OAR and Fray Jose Enrico V. Gallego, OAR,…

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RST holds Rites of Graduation and Solemn Investiture amidst Pandemic

By recoletos | June 15, 2021

Mira-nila Homes, QC- June 3, 2021 was a momentous date for Recoletos School of Theology (RST) as it staged the first-ever Graduation Rites and Solemn Investiture since the pandemic outbreak (2020) in Our Lady of Consolation Parish. Fr. Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR, RST Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Prior Provincial of the Province…

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By recoletos | November 13, 2020

Recoletos School of Theology and Recoletos Formation Center in partnership with St. Ezekiel Moreno Novitiate-Recoletos, Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity de Antipolo and lay partners initiated outreach activities for victims of the typhoons Rolly and Ulysses. The relief operation were conducted in three different places.  In Tiwi, Albay, the friars of OAR through ARCORES de Filipinas…

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The Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno: Beginnings, Restructuring, and Revitalization

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Academic Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Sacred Theology

The Recoletos School of theology, as an affiliate of the Royal and Pontifical University of Sto. Tomas, offers a Bachelor’s degree in Sacred Theology (BST). This is a three-year or six-semester degree program.  To obtain this degree, candidates are to complete a total of 134 units of theological studies and 9 seminar courses.

Master of Arts in Theology

Recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd), the school offers a Master of Arts degree in Theology (MAT) with specializations in Church History and Systematic Theology, Moral Theology, Biblical Catechesis, New Testament (Greek) Translation to Mother Tongue, Old Testament (Hebrew) Translation to Mother Tongue, and Augustinian Spirituality and Pedagogy.

Admission Requirements

Enrolment Procedures


RST admits future members of the clergy and candidates to religious life and to pious organizations.   It is also open to lay persons, provided they meet the required qualifications stated in Sapientia Christiana, Art. 31 and RST Statutes.

On the scheduled days for enrolment, students are to fill out the enrolment form.  Data that are of primary importance include the following: updated Personal Information, Curricular offering data i.e. courses, schedule of classes and number of units to be taken.



  1. Download the ENROLMENT FORM from the website: You can also access the same form from your RST Facebook Group account.
  2. After filling up the FORM, rename each file by using this format: SurnameFirstNameYearLevel. Use the following codes to designate your year level: 1 (first year), 2 (second year), 3 (third year), 4 (MAT Completers).

    Example: DelmundoRedentor1

  3. Send your accomplished FORM as PDF files to the Registrar through this email address:
  4. The online enrolment is scheduled on August 8-10, 2022.

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