Augustinian Recollect Sisters

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Procession of the Canonically Crowned Image of Nuestra Señora del Carmen de San Sebastian: Anamnesis of Fervent Devotion

MANILA – Devotees of the Nuestra Señora del Carmen flocked to San Sebastian Basilica for the mass and solemn procession on the eve of January 29, 2019. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass started at 6:00 p.m. ministered by Reverend Father Rommel Rubia, OAR. In his homily, Fr. Rubia first explained the reason as to…

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Obituary: Sr. Ma. Fortunata Gayumale Gaspillo, A.R.

Let us pray for the eternal repose of the soul of Sr. Ma. Fortunata Gayumale Gaspillo, A.R. who died at 7:55 A.M. today. Sr. Ma. Fortunata was born on June 28, 1936, and has spent 57 years in Religious Life. She was the daughter of Pedro T. Gaspillo and Fortunata V. Gayumale. Her younger sister, Mo.…

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ARSC National Advisory Board holds First Meeting for Academic Years 2018-2024

Manila–The Augustinian Recollect Students Crusaders National Advisory Board met at Saint Rita College, Manila on January 5-6, 2019. Sr. Ingrid C. Gueriña, A.R., the new ARSC National Directress, called for a meeting with a vision that the Life and Mission Project (LAMP) 2018-2024, as a result of the recent 15th Ordinary General Chapter, will be…

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Holy Innocents’ visit brightens AR Sisters’ day at Motherhouse

MANILA—The beloved orphans had their annual visitation to the AR motherhouse on December 28, 2018 as the Church commemorates the feast of the Holy Innocents. The orphans were being accompanied by the sisters and caregivers coming from Saint Rita Orphanage community. They arrived at around 9:00 in the morning and they were being welcomed joyfully…

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Recoletos and Recoletas celebrate together Christ’s birthday

MANILA—As the whole Christian world celebrated the birthday of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Augustinian Recollect religious, priests, sisters, and formands were gathered at St. Rita College, Manila for the annual OAR-AR Christmas Gathering. The Congregation of the Augustinian Recollect Sisters, headed by their Superior General, Mo. Lucena Antipala, AR, hosted this yearly assembly of…

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Death of Sr. Lourdes Sanchez Tablizo, A.R.

We regret to inform you of the demise of Sr. Lourdes Sanchez Tablizo, A.R. She died at 11:30 a.m. today. Sr. Lourdes was born on March 1, 1926 and spent 71 years in religous life. May she rest in peace. Amen

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100% of AR Juniors pass Licensure Examination for Teachers

All seven AR juniors passed the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET). These blessed temporary professed sisters are: Sr. Honey May Bucar Boquila, A.R., (J2); Sr. Beverlyn De Guerto Nemiada, A.R. (J1); Sr. Flora Mae Francisco Lanuza, A.R. (J1); Sr. Kenneth Joy Montaño Bago, A.R.(J1); Sr. Valerie Ann Baon Coz, A.R., (J1); Sr. Jamaikha Aray Acle,…

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Sr. Cleofe Maria J. Agua, A.R. receives James J. Meany, S.J. Award

MANILA–Sr. Cleofe Maria J. Agua, A.R. received the James J. Meany, S.J. Award for 25 survey visits and consultancies. The awarding was given during the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU) General Assembly and Conferring of Awards to Accreditors which took place on November 23, 2018 at Century Park Hotel, Manila, Philippines.…

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Augustinian Recollect Sisters celebrate 48th anniversary of reception of Decree of Praise

Tagaytay City, Philippines–The Augustinian Recollect Sisters celebrated the 48th   anniversary of the Holy See’s official declaration of the Congregation’s juridical autonomy granted on November 20, 1970. Rev. Fr. Ian Anthony Espartero, OAR presided the Thanksgiving Mass with Fr. Kenneth Onda, OAR as concelebrant at Tahanang Talangpaz on November 20, 2018. Sisters from different communities, friends…