Promote the right to work for all without exclusion: Santo Agostinho Social Center

ARCORES carries out an important work in the promotion of work in Belem do Para. Everyone, without exclusion, has the right to a decent job. This is the main objective that labor organizations demand on May 1 and in that line, ARCORES works to favor the inclusion of everyone in the labor world. At the Santo … Read more

Tatak Rekoleto dance moves shine out in Panaad Festival

TALISAY CITY, Negros Occidental – Just recently, the dance group that represented this city in an islandwide folk dance competition outshone others. The “tatak Rekoleto” (“Recollect brand”) dance moves shone out, too. Last April 10, the contingent of folk dancers representing Talisay City brought home the championship trophy, prevailing over other groups from different cities … Read more

Augustinian Priors General received in audience by Pope Francis

Vatican City, ROME – The Holy Father received in audience the superiors of the Augustinians, Augustinian Recollects, and Discalced Augustinians to deal with, among other topics, the process of declaring St. Thomas of Villanova as Doctor of the Church. The three Priors General – of the Orders of St. Augustine (OSA), Augustinian Recollects (OAR), and … Read more

San Vicente Ferrer’s devotees told: “Be the face of Jesus Christ”

APO ISLAND, Dauin, Negros Oriental – Aside from being a marine sanctuary, this island with around a thousand inhabitants is placed under the patronage of St. Vincent Ferrer whose feast day falls on April 5. For this year’s fiesta, the Chancellor of the Diocese of Dumaguete, Rev. Fr. Carmelito Limbaga, Jr., was the main celebrant … Read more

Bishop Navarra presides mass to celebrate St. Vincent Ferrer’s 600th death anniversary

TALISAY CITY, Negros Occidental – Most Rev. Vicente Navarra, D.D., bishop-emeritus of Bacolod, presided over the holy mass commemorating the 600th death anniversary of St. Vincent Ferrer on April 5, 2019. The novena masses and fiesta celebrations hinged on the theme, “San Vicente: Model of a beloved, gifted and empowered Filipino Youth.” Bishop Navarra, who … Read more

Recoletos Presence in Rome: its history, present, future

Via Sistina, ROME – For several decades, the current Collegio Internazionale Sant’Ildefonso e San Tommaso da Villanueva was the General Curia of the Order of Augustinian Recollects. At the moment it is the residence of the community of Augustinian Recollect religious who pursue further studies in Rome. This year 2019, it celebrates its 400th year. … Read more