Exhibits, Contests, Christmas Tree Lighting: Rekoleto Fest Day 2 Highlights December
6, 2019 Dante N. Peralta II
The Tatak Rekoleto Festival 2019 continued, December 6, with the opening of the OAR
exhibits in the Main and Cañacao campuses. Included among the pieces on display were
the Ezekiel Moreno gallery, which featured significant events and places in the life
of the saint; the history and mission of the Order of Augustinian Recollects; information
about the OAR Provinces; milestones in the life of OAR spiritual founder Saint Augustine;
churches founded by the Order and their other enduring legacies in the country; and
details about the outstanding Recollect missionaries in the Philippines.
A series of student competitions followed; specifically, poster making contests,
which took place in the Cañacao Library and EM Lobby, and the Rekoleto quiz bee,
speech choir, and extemporaneous speaking contests, which were held in the Multipurpose
At 5:00 p.m., simultaneous Eucharistic Celebrations took place presided over by Rev.
Fr. Vincent S. Cadeliña, OAR in the Cañacao Campus and Rev. Fr. Antonio C. Zabala,
OAR in the Main Campus. These preceded the concurrent programs for the annual Christmas
tree blessing and lighting.
In addition to presentations by different offices, departments, colleges, and students,
the evening also featured the launch of the official community Christmas video of
SSC-R de Cavite titled "Magniningning ang Ngiting Sebastino" as well as the announcement
of winners in the parol making contest.
In the Main Campus, School President Rev. Fr. Rafael B. Pecson, OAR delivered his
Fireworks soon after lit the night sky, officially bringing the program to a close.
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