CEBU CITY—Representatives of Philippine schools run by the Order of Augustinian Recollects (OAR) will flock to the University of San Jose-Recoletos on August 28, feast of St. Augustine, to witness the opening of the Order’s year of educational apostolate.
Mk 7: 1-8; 14-15; 21-23
1Now when the Pharisees and some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered around him,2they noticed that some of his disciples were eating with defiled hands, that is, without washing them.3(For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, do not eat unless they thoroughly wash their hands, thus observing the tradition of the elders;4and they do not eat anything from the market unless they wash it; and there are also many other traditions that they observe, the washing of cups, pots, and bronze kettles.)5So the Pharisees and the scribes asked him, “Why do your disciples not live according to the tradition of the elders, but eat with defiled hands?”6He said to them, “Isaiah prophesied rightly about you hypocrites, as it is written, ‘This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me;7in vain do they worship me, teaching human precepts as doctrines.’8You abandon the commandment of God and hold to human tradition.”
Fluvial Procession, Blessing Of Balon-pari Grotto, Balon-pari Street & Holy Mass In Honor Of St. Ezekiel Moreno
Inagawan, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan on August 22, 2015
AUGUST 14, 2015 – The community, headed by Rev. Fr. Bernabe Dosdos, OAR, the Prior of the house,visited the Rizal Provincial Hospital System (RPHS). The group administered a healing rite through the intercession of St. Ezekiel Moreno. They also rendered some lively songs and animations for the sick in the said hospital. At 12:00 noon, Fr. Bernabe Dosdos, OAR, Fr. Leopoldo Estioko, OAR, Fr. Manuel Lipardo, OAR, and Fr. Roland Cepe, OAR presided the Healing Mass in honor of St. Ezekiel Moreno.
August 24, 2015 – Fire hits UNO-R Santa Monica Retreat House. The Fire started at around 8:30 PM at the High School Home Economics Laboratory within the compound of Santa Monica. BFP Fire Chief declared fireout at around 9:30 PM.
John 6: 60-69
60When many of his disciples heard it, they said, “This teaching is difficult; who can accept it?”
61But Jesus, being aware that his disciples were complaining about it, said to them, “Does this offend you? 62Then what if you were to see the Son of Man ascending to where he was before?