Kumpilan sa San Sebastian and Agape 2020

CAVITE CITY–The Sacrament of Confirmation was administered by Most Reverend Reynaldo G. Evangelista, DD, Bishop of Imus, held at the Recoletos 4th Centennial Gymnasium, February 17, 2020. During the Eucharistic Celebration, Fray Joseph Dexter D. Palagtiosa, OAR, Vice President for Formation, Mission, and Identity, read from the Gospel of Matthew. Fray Antonio C. Zabala,Jr., OAR … Read more

CAS teacher named ‘honorable mention’ at a debate in Indonesia

CEBU CITY–Corina Encabo, a professor of the USJ-R College of Arts and Sciences, rose as the top debater in a tournament held in Jakarta, Indonesia. There were 51 participants who represented different countries in the International Model United Nations. Although she hails from the Philippines, Encabo represented Barbados in the academic discourse which centered on … Read more

Communion in the Augustinian family

The General Councils of the Augustinians, Augustinian Recollects and Discalced Augustinians held a meeting in which they highlighted the fraternity and the sense of family. ROME–On February 14, 2020, the general councils of the three Augustinian orders–Order of St. Augustine, Order of Augustinian Recollects and Order of Discalced Augustinians–held a meeting in Rome to begin … Read more

LECTIO DIVINA: VII Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A

Translated by Fray Hubert Dunstan Decena, OAR Mt. 5:38-48 A. Invoking the Holy Spirit. We invoke the Holy Spirit using the words of St. Augustine. Come, Holy Spirit, by whom every devout soul, who believes in Christ, is sanctified to become a citizen of the City of God! (en. Ps. 45:8) Come, Holy Spirit, grant … Read more

MARCH 2020 RECOLLECTION: The Poor Lazarus and the Foolish Rich

Translated by Fray Hubert Dunstan Decena, OAR Luke 16:19-31 One of the very impressive parables in the Gospel of St. Luke in that of the poor Lazarus and the “cruel” rich, as St. Augustine calls him (s. 299E,5 =s. Guelf, 30,5)). While this latter held a splendid banquet every day, the poor Lazarus, filled with … Read more