In Pictures: Final Day of the 12th OAR Formands’ Convention

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY–The 12th OAR Formands’ Convention has finally come to its end. The formands evaluated the whole course of the event. Afterwards, the closing Mass presided by Fr. Lauro Larlar, OAR was celebrated in the RFC Chapel. The outgoing chairman, Fray James Erold Gatinao, OAR, has passed on the torch to the … Read more

In Pictures: Fourth Day of the 12th OAR Formands’ Convention

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY–Already at the penultimate day of the Convention, Fr. Kenneth Joseph Onda, OAR, the master of the professed of the Recoletos Formation Center, gave an input concerning the apostolic character of the Order. After the group sharing, the Holy Mass was celebrated in the RFC chapel. The whole afternoon was then … Read more

In Pictures: Third Day of the 12th OAR Formands’ Convention

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY–The formands of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno started their day with the recitation of the holy rosary. At 8:30 in the morning, Fr. Romel Rubia, OAR shared his insights about the communitarian aspect of the Order. Centering on the provisions of the Constitutions, Fr. Rubia reminded the formands that … Read more

In Pictures: Second Day of the 12th OAR Formands’ Convention

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY–The second day of this year’s OAR Formands’ Convention is marked by inputs coming from two of the elders in religious life, namely Fr. Dionisio Selma, OAR and Fr. Joseph Philip Trayvilla, OAR. To further deepen the inputs, group sharings were held. Games and recreation transpired in the afternoon. To cap … Read more

Father General enjoins Recoletos de Tondo: Create communion, become evangelizing

Tondo, MANILA—With a proud history of having been visited by two ecclesiastical super VIP’s (St. Pope Paul VI and St. Pope John Paul II), the people of Delpan in Tondo prove that they are no amateurs in receiving and listening to yet another European bigshot who was there to visit the Recollect community of Our … Read more

Bishop Bacani celebrates Mass in honor of St. Sebastian

MANILA—Fortitude was the main message of Bishop Teodoro Bacani, D.D., bishop-emeritus of Novaliches, during the fiesta Mass at the San Sebastian Basilica in honor of St. Sebastian last January 20, 2019. His homily focused on following the example of St. Sebastian who had undauntedly stood up for the Christian faith. Preaching inside Asia’s all-steel basilica, … Read more

Cebu Archdiocese hosts 1st Social Media Summit

CEBU CITY—The Commission on Social Communications of the Archdiocese of Cebu organized the 1st Social Media Summit last December 15, 2018. It was participated by different organizations and parishioners, particularly by members of the Committee on Social Communications of the parishes in Cebu and other religious congregations. Three Augustinian Recollect friars, namely, Frays Virgilio Calalang, … Read more