QUEZON CITY –October 9, 2020 the students of the Recoletos School of Theology met online to celebrate the institution’s special day. This is in line with the celebration of the Solemnity of St. Thomas de Villanova, the patron of studies of the Recollects. Classes in the morning were cut short to give way to the…

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Recoletos Formation Center required nine (9) intern seminarians from different congregations and dioceses to yield negative for swab testing before joining the community for the new academic year 2020-2021. In compliance with the health protocols from government health organizations and Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF), the incoming theologians:  one from each of the Diocese of Tandag,…

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Rev. Fr. Emilio Larlar, OAR, succumbed to cardiac arrest due to COVID-19 infection, in the early hours of September 13, 2020, at the St. Ezekiel Moreno Provincial Center, Bahay Toro, Quezon City. Pursuant to the strict quarantine protocols mandated by the government to avoid contamination and the spread of the virus, no wake was held…

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September 11, 2020, Fray Emilio Edgardo Quilatan, OAR celebrates 55th birthday with RFC community. The celebration started with the early morning Holy Mass presided by the birthday celebrant.  The celebrant commenting on the gospel’s words, “Why do you observe the splinter in your brother’s eye and never notice the great log in your own?” (Lk…

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September 10, 2020, the Order of Augustinian Recollects was expressing gratitude toward God for the unfailing adoration, direction and the gifts got, as they open the year-long festival of the 400th long stretches of the birth of the Province of St. Nicholas of Tolentine. The Province was born in the Philippines, which later on turned…

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QUEZON CITY – The Recoletos School of Theology officially opened the school year 2020-2021 amidst COVID-19 through a votive mass in honor of the Holy Spirit (Solemnity of Our Lady of Consolation, September 4, 2020). Rev. Fr. Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR, the Prior-Provincial of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno, presided…

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The community of Recoletos Formation Center welcomed five newly professed OAR Friars and three brothers coming from Pious Unions.  These are additional members to the RFC community in the journey toward theological, human, spiritual and human maturity. The very said day started with the celebration of the Holy Mass in honor of the memorial of…

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QUEZON CITY.  The RFC community was one with the whole province of St. Ezekiel in celebrating the Solemnity of the St. Ezekiel Moreno, the patron saint of the Province. The day started with the celebration of the Holy Eucharist at the RFC chapel presided by the Prior of the house Fray Lauro V, Larlar, OAR.…

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  Recoletos Formation Center (RFC) held a five-day retreat for the theology students prior to the opening of the school year 2020-2021.  The Retreat, marked by the intense social distancing due the COVID 19 pandemic focused on personal dialogue with the Lord. A talk was held in the morning observing the social distancing and other…

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