UNO-R updates: virtual meetings and celebrations; welcomes new religious admin

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UNO-R joins online meeting of EDUCAR

The President of the Recoletos Educational Apostolate in the Philippines (REAP) called for a virtual meeting with the School Heads and the members of the EDUCAR international work teams with Fray Antonio Carron, OAR, General Councilor and Head of the Educational Apostolate of the Order last October 23, 2020 at 4 pm (10 am, Rome time).  The meeting opened with a beautiful prayer by Fray Carron. 

The Prior General, Fray Miguel Miro, OAR, gave the welcome address.  He thanked the Friars and the lay collaborators for working with the educational apostolate. “As the world shrinks because of technology, there is a need for us to do our apostolate with unity of mind and heart,” said Fray Miro.

Fray Carron introduced how EDUCAR has used the social media as platforms of communication and as avenue for unity. He then presented the seven conclusions made in the EDUCAR conference.  The 7 conclusions are:  Institutional Educational Project; Formation of Regional and International teams; Promotion of evangelization among educational centers;  Management of Quality Assessment Models; Gradual Integration of the Corporate Identity Manual; International Work Teams: Ministry, Communication, Pastoral, Projects; and Child protection Program.  Fray Carron added that the formation of these teams will give the opportunity to work, learn and collaborate with one another.  The teams will have a regular meeting thrice a year.  The resolutions adopted by the teams shall adopt the context of the country.  The meeting ended some questions were clarified by Fray Carron.

Aside From the Prior General, Fray Carron and Fray Villaflor, present were Fray Cristopher Maspara, OAR; Fray Don Besana, OAR; Fray Nemesio Tolentin, OAR; Fray Rafael Pecson, OAR; Fray Joel Alve, OAR; Fray Anthony Morillo, OAR; Fray Edcel Celiz, OAR; Fray Cristituto Palomar, OAR; Fray Domingo Saladaga, OAR; Fray Roweno Hamo, OAR; Fray Joseph Dexter Palagtiosa, OAR; Fray Allan Cabatian; Fray Arian Josef Ocheda, OAR; Ms. Maribel Gonzales; Ms. Mitzi Amrad; Dr.. Agnes Sequino; Dr. Julieta Catipay; and Carlos Eduardo Legaspi, Jr.

Virtual celebration of the feast of St. Magdalene of Nagasaki

October 20, 2020. The University community in union with the Augustinian Recollect communities around the world joined in the feast of St. Magdalene of Nagasaki, Martyr and Patron Saint of the Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity.  A solemn Eucharistic celebration led by Fray Cristituto Palomar, OAR was held after the community rosary at the Oratory.  This was followed by the Holy Mass via Facebook live streaming celebrated by Fray Dionisio Selma, OAR, Prior Provincial at 4 pm.

After the Mass, a virtual celebration was made by all the members of SARF -OAR Province-wide.  Fray Emeterio Bunao,OAR, SARF National Assistant Spiritual Adviser, led the Opening Prayer and opened the program with his Welcome Remarks.  Sis. Zenaida Lapuz, SAR, SARF VP-Luzon, gave the objectives of the celebration and acknowledged the Chapters and guests.  Messages were then given by Fray Bernabe Dosdos, OAR, SARF National Spiritual Adviser and by the Prior Provincial.  SARF VP-Visayas, Sis. Carmenda Leonoras, SAR opened the gift to the Province by presenting the new SARF Chapter of Sierra Leone, Africa.  Fray Jose Prudencio Castillo, OAR gave his response message.

Sis. Ceres Alcantara, SAR, National 1st Councilor introduced the guest speaker, Fray Ian Anthony Espartero, OAR, President of the Secretariat on Spirituality and Formation. SARF National President Bro. Edwin T. Ruiz, SAR  gave a short message.  Fray Regino Bangcaya, OAR; and Fray Vicente Ramon, Jr., OAR, SARF Regional Spiritual Advisers from Palawan and Negros gave their short virtual messages.  Fray  Leopoldo Estioko OAR, SARF Spiritual Adviser for Cebu,  gave the Closing Remarks.

Welcome Fray Pots and thank you Fray Jojo

We warmly welcome Fray Romeo Ben Alteza Potenciano, Jr., OAR to the university community and we thank Fray Teodulfo Jadulco, OAR for his generosity during his stay at the university.  Fray Pots, as he is fondly called, was born on November 5, 1975 in Iriga City. He had his simple profession on April 24, 1999; his Solemn Profession on June 16, 2002, his diaconal ordination was on December 9,2002.  He was ordained priest on December 5, 2003.  He earned his AB Philosophy in 1997 from Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary in Baguio City, his Bachelor of Sacred Theology (STh.B) from Recoletos School of Theology, and affiliate of the Royal and Pontifical University of Sto. Tomas, Manila in 2003. In 2009, he earned his Licentiate in Patristic Science from Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, Rome, Italy. Today, he is assigned at UNO-R as Director of Religious Education Department and is under the supervision of the Vice President for Religious Affairs. (President’s Memo No. 25, series of SY 2020-2021)

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    November 1, 2020

    ALL SAINTS’ DAY
    “The Solemnity of All Saints is ‘our’ feast not because we are good, but because the holiness of God touches our lives.” (Pope Francis)

    BIRTHDAY
    Sr. Marjorie Palacat, AR

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    November 2, 2020

    +ALL SOULS’ DAY

    As we prayerfully remember our beloved dead, we are reminded that eternal life “is not an unending succession of days, but an immersion of oneself in the ocean of infinite love, in which time, before and after, no longer exists.” (Pope Benedict XVI)

    Note: The customary celebration of the mass on this day at Himlayang Pilipino by the Recoletos Family members in Luzon is canceled. (cf. IATF Resolution No. 72, dated Sept. 17, 2020)

    NOTE: PLENARY INDULGENCE is extended beyond Nov. 1-8, 2020. Cf. https://www.vaticannews.va/en/vatican-city/news/2020-10/decree-plenary-indulgence- faithful-departed-november.html

    BIRTHDAY
    Jovert Jimenez (RAY-Caidiocan)

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    November 3, 2020

    BIRTHDAY
    Sr. Lolita Esteves, AR

    ANNIVERSARY OF SIMPLE PROFESSION
    (1971-2020)
    Fray Regino Bangcaya

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Sr. Bernardita Villamor, AR

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    November 4, 2020

    PRAYER INTENTION: FOR OAR VOCATION (cf. LAMP I,5c) GENERAL COUNCIL MEETING / Rome / November 4-6

    BIRTHDAY
    Sr. Zenaida Cabanes, AR
    Sr. Ma. Esperanza Mae Valmores, AR

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    November 5, 2020

    NEGROS DAY / AL CINCO DE NOVIEMBRE

    BIRTHDAY
    Fray Romeo Ben Potencio, Jr.
    Fray Rey Jay Quevedo (simply prof.)
    Andrei John Ea (RAY-Bacolod)

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    (2000-2020)
    Fray Federico de la Rosa

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    November 6, 2020

    COMMEMORATION OF THE DECEASED MEMBERS OF THE ORDER

    BIRTHDAY
    Sr. Ma. Leoncia Bandal, AR
    Sr. Rona Alaza, AR
    Sr. Liezl Palabrica, AR
    Jeaseamaine Genelaso (RAY-Provincialate)

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    November 7, 2020

    SOLEMN PROFESSION OF FRAY RAMON B. BITANCOR III, OAR
    Venue: OLCP Mira-Nila Homes, Quezon City Time: 10:00 A.M.

    BLD. GRATIA OF KOTOR, Religious (Patron of OAR Lay Collaborators)

    9th CATHOLIC SOCIAL MEDIA SUMMIT
    VISIT: https://catholicsocialmediasummit.com/

    BIRTHDAY
    Sr. Ma. Cecilia Palomo, AR

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    November 8, 2020

    START OF THE NOVENA TO NUESTRA SRA. DE LA SALUD

    BIRTHDAY
    Sr. Alfreda Galinato, AR

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    November 9, 2020

    BIRTHDAY
    Fray Emilio Jaruda, Jr.

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Fray Jesus Pastor Paloma (1996-2020)

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    November 10, 2020

    BIRTHDAY
    Sr. Hermosilla Torreon, AR

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Sr. Lourdes de San Agustin, AR

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    November 11, 2020

    BIRTHDAY
    Sr. Gemma Netollama, AR
    Sr. Christie Maquiling, AR

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Sr. Fernanda Balaba, AR

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    November 12, 2020

    BIRTHDAY
    Sr. Cristine Tenio, AR

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Sr. Ma. Corazon Nartia, AR

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    November 13, 2020

    ST. AUGUSTINE’S 1,666th BIRTHDAY

    ALL SAINTS OF THE ORDER

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Mo. Remedios de la Cruz, AR
    Sr. Rechilda Llorando, AR

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    November 14, 2020

    BIRTHDAY
    Sr. Clementina Galve, AR
    Sr. Luzviminda Escal, AR

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    November 15, 2020

    WORLD DAY OF THE POOR

    BIRTHDAY
    Sr. Marites Carasig, OAR (Tangub Monastery)
    Sr. Ma. Elisa Abellaniza, AR

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Sr. Encarnacion del Santissimo Sacramento, AR
    Sr. Consolacion Salamanca, AR
    Sr. Ma. Belen Muñez, AR
    Sr. Juana Mirasol, AR

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    November 16, 2020

    DEDICATION AND CONSECRATION of the newly-renovated church of OLMCP-R, Cebu City
    Mass Presider: Archbp. Jose Palma, D.D.
    Live streaming at 4:00 P.M

    BIRTHDAY
    Fray Roldan Benemerito (novice)

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Mo. Carmen Alba, AR

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    November 17, 2020

    SOLEMNITY OF NUESTRA SEÑORA DE LA SALUD
    Fiesta Mass of La Salud @ SNDTP Quezon City|
    Live streaming @ 6:00 P.M.

    Fiesta Mass of La Salud @ OLMCP-R Cebu

    BIRTHDAY
    Fray Nestor Raras
    Fray James Francis Bago (novice)

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    November 18, 2020

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Sr. Ricarda Raganas, AR

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    November 19, 2020

    PRAYER INTENTION: FOR THE SICK (cf. LAMP I,5c)

    BIRTHDAY
    Sr. Dolores Diana, AR
    Sr. Nobie Noman, AR
    Sr. Ma. Jeanne Partosa, AR
    Sr. Josephine Tanio, AR

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    November 20, 2020

    50th ANNIVERSARY OF POPE PAUL VIs “DECRETUM LAUDIS” granted to the Congregation of the Augustinian Recollect Sisters
    Mass Presider: Bp. Broderick Pabillo, D.D.
    Time: 10:00 A.M.

    BIRTHDAY
    Fray Ralph Laureen Ciceron
    Mo. Eufemia Lauzon, AR
    Rea Mae Avila (RAY-Provincialate)

    ANNIVERSARY OF SOLEMN PROFESSION
    (2001-2020)
    Mo. Ma. Emy Catalonia, OAR (Tangub Monastery)

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Sr. Celestina de San Nicolas de Tolentino, AR

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    November 21, 2020

    ANNIVERSARY OF APPOINTMENT AS ARCHBISHOP
    Archbp. Peter Liu Cheng-chung (Diocese of Kaoshiung, Taiwan)

    ANNIVERSARY OF SIMPLE PROFESSION
    (1998-2020)
    Mo. Ma. Emy Catalonia, OAR (Tangub Monastery)

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Fray Santos Serato (2003-2020)
    Sr. Ma. Clara Flores, AR

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    November 22, 2020

    SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Sr. Consejo de Santa Monica, AR
    Sr. Ma. Paulita Llacer, AR

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    November 23, 2020

    BIRTHDAY
    Erika Nicole Fruylan (RAY-Bacolod)

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    November 24, 2020

    BIRTHDAY
    Fray Sir Michael Dineros
    Sr. Fulgencia Relos, AR
    Sr. Cathryn Nove Vila, AR
    Sherwin Louie Laserna (RAY-Talisay)

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Sr. Imelda Lachica, AR
    Sr. Mary Bernard Matanguihan, AR

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    November 25, 2020

    BIRTHDAY
    Fray Feliciano Campomanes, Jr
    Sr. Ma. Ninfa Inzon, AR
    Kate Lynn Alvarado (RAY-Talisay)

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Sr. Carmela de Santa Teresita, AR
    Sr. Francisca Abad, AR

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    November 27, 2020

    BIRTHDAY
    Fray Ivan Cuison (simply prof.)
    Sr. Antonietta Castañares, AR
    Sr. Rhiza Eltanal, AR

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    November 28, 2020

    PRAYER INTENTION: FOR THE MISSION (cf. LAMP I,5c)

    CONSISTORY FOR THE CREATION OF 13 NEW CARDINALS
    [Cardinals wear the color red which indicates their willingness to sacrifice themselves usque ad sanguinis effusionem, that is, to the point of shedding their own blood, in the service of the Successor of Peter]

    Below 80:

    • Maltese Mario Grech (Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops)
    • Italian Marcello Semeraro (new Prefect for the Congregation of Saints’ Causes)
    • Archbishop of Kilgali, Rwanda, Antoine Kambanda
    •  Archbishop of Washington, United States, Wilton Gregory
    • Archbishop of Capiz, Philippines, Jose Fuerte Advincula
    •  Archbishop of Santiago, Chile, Celestino Aós Braco
    • Apostolic Vicar of Brunei, Cornelius Sim
    • Archbishop of Siena, Italia, Augusto Paolo Lojudice
    •  Italian Fr. Mauro Gambetti (Guardian of the Franciscan Sacro Convento in Assisi)

     

    Above 80:

    • Felipe Arizmendi Esquivel, Archbishop Emeritus of San Cristóbal de Las Casas (Mexico)
    •  former Apostolic Nuncio Silvano Tomasi, former permanent observer at the United Nations in Geneva who then worked in the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
    •  Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher of the Papal Household
    • Pastor of the Shrine of Divine Love, Msgr. Enrico Feroci

     

    XXII FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY of the PROVINCE OF ST. EZEKIEL MORENO (1998-2020)

    BIRTHDAY
    Sr. Eva Grace Cadungog, AR

    ANNIVERSARY OF PRESBYTERAL ORDINATION
    (2013-2020)
    Fray Jose Prudencio Castillo
    Fray Giovanni Gil Magbojos
    Fray Alexus Mansueto
    Fray Joseph Cyprian Panaligan

    9th ANNIVERSARY (2011-2020) OF ACCEPTANCE AS BROTHERS/SISTER GENERAL OF THE ORDER (OAR)
    Hon. Rufus Rodriguez
    Mr. Fulgencio Culaton
    Dr. Milagros Espina

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    November 29, 2020

    FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT

    BIRTHDAY
    Fray Glynn Ortega

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Sr. Ma. Ester Anacleto, AR

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    November 30, 2020

    ST. ANDREW, apostle

    Holiday: BONIFACIO DAY

     

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