The University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos celebrated the 431st foundation Anniversary of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, December 5, 2019. The day opened with a concelebrated Thanksgiving Mass with the renewal of vows at the oratory of St. Nicholas of Tolentine. The Mass and Renewal of Vows of the Religious and the members of the Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity (SARF) was led by the Fray William Villaflor, OAR, Local Prior of Recoletos de Bacolod Community and was joined by Fray Ronel P. Gealon, OAR; Fray Cristituto Palomar, OAR; Fray Jose Teodulfo Jadulco, OAR; Fray Jose Alden Alipin, OAR; Fray Amadeo Lucero, OAR and Fray Jazzy Montaňez, OAR. After the Mass, a talk on Vocation and about the Order by Fray Vicente Ramon, OAR, Local Prior of Recoletos de San Carlos community was done at the Presidents’ Hall. At 2 pm and 5 pm, a variety show was produced by the Student Catholic Action Alumni – UNO-R Chapter. The show is free admission but the audience was asked to donate goods for the Parish of Tambo, Negros Oriental. After the 5 pm Gala show, the community was led to the lighting of the trees at the Parks and lobby of the campus.