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RFC and RST implement health protocols for SY 2020-2021 

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, … Read more


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 … Read more

Grateful @ 400.

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 … Read more


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 … Read more

OAR Friars Renew Their Simple Vow

June 25, 2020 – Fr. Ian Anthony Espartero, OAR, Vicar of the Province of St Ezekiel Moreno congratulated ten simple professed religious for renewing their vows before the community of Recoletos Formation Center. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Fr. Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR, Prior Provincial, delegated the Vicar Provincial who at the same time is … Read more