Augustinian Recollect Sisters

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Congregation receives two new Postulants

Manila- Two Aspirants of the Congregation were formally received into the postulancy stage of formation during the private and Solemn Rites of Investiture held at the Augustinian Recollect Generalate on May 29, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. With Mother Lucena L. Antipala A.R. and all the members of the council present, Aspirant Kristine Joy Salas and…

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A Doctorate Degree for Sr. Mary Ann: A Gift to the Church

MANILA–As a Congregation immersed in the Educational Apostolate, the Doctorate attainment of a Sister is indeed a profound blessing from God and a gift to the Church! The AR Sisters rejoice with “one mind and one heart” in thanking God for the achievement of Sr. Mary Ann Jimenez Lumactao, AR. She graduated the degree of…

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Sr. Mariz renders Piano Pieces: A Graduation Recital

MANILA–Today is a blessed day to thank the Lord for! We celebrate His grace and gift of music through Sr. Marisa T. Bernasor, A.R. as she had her graduation recital today at University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music. She played Sinfonia no. 6 in E major of Bach, Etude op. 740 of Czerny, Sonata…

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Bishop Uy encourages AR Jubilarians 2019 to SMILE

Quiapo, MANILA–April 24, 2019, was one of the most awaited events in the life of the 8 Augustinian Recollect Sisters who celebrated their silver and diamond religious profession. The AR sisters who celebrated their silver jubilee in the religious profession were Sr. Marieta Angelica Gunayan from Mabolo, Cebu City, Sr. Herminilda Ceniza from Pinamungahan, Cebu…

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AR Renewalists on Holy Week: A Prayerful Journey of the Paschal Mystery

On Holy Thursday afternoon, two hours before the Celebration of the Lord’s Last Supper, the AR Renewalists walked down the path towards the AR Novitiate.  There was a silent prayer of hope to see a similar number of Novices in the coming years who would occupy the same pews. The Renewalists spent an hour before…

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Talangpaz Foundation Meeting 2019: “A flicker of hope” unveiled

MANILA— The Talangpaz Foundation held its 7th annual meeting today, March 23, 2019. The meeting started at 9:00 A.M. with 74% attendance of its members. The discussion centered on the reports of Mother Lucena L. Antipala, A.R., Sr. Maria Lirio L. Guillermo, A.R., member of the Commission on the Beatification of the Talangpaz Sisters and…

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Father General visits AR Sisters-Motherhouse: Sharing centers on Spiritual Renewal and Beatification of the Foundresses

MANILA — On March 3, 2019, Fr. Miguel Miró together with Fr. Raul Buhay, OAR, and Fr. Antonio Carrón, OAR was welcomed at the Generalate’s office with Mo. Lucena L. Antipala, A.R. and the sisters of the Motherhouse together with the community of AR-Sisters in Quezon City. They were expected at around 6:00 P.M. but…

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Better than Yesterday: A Lesson from Bishop Dinualdo

MANILA—The AR Sisters have been the recipients of the good shepherding of His Excellency Most Rev. Dinualdo Gutierrez, D.D. the Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Marbel. He was the monthly Recollection Facilitator of the AR Sisters of Notre Dame of Banga and Notre Dame of Lamba South Cotabato since 1981 until December 2018. During…

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Sr. Manuela Malasaga Mandia, AR rests in God’s eternal embrace

Sr. Manuela Malasaga Mandia, A.R. died in the evening of February 18, 2019 at 7:40. Let us pray for the eternal repose of her soul. Sr. Manny was born on October 4, 1932 and made her first profession of vows on May 1957. She was the daughter of Nicasia Malasaga and Juan Mandia from Abuyog, Leyte. This article was originally published at www.augustinianrecollect.org.ph authored by Sr. Maria Aurora M.…