Taiwan Augustinians gather—come rain or high water

Kaoshiung, TAIWAN—On August 28, 2018, we were set to leave our convent in Daliao at 8am towards The Kenting Catholic Center (墾丁天主教中心), the venue of our annual Augustinian gathering in Taiwan. The place is approximately 2 hours drive from our convent. The community’s car is ready, packed of the things we might need for the … Read more

SSC-RdC and Holy Angel University collaborate on Project Proposal Writing

CAVITE CITY—Dr. Caroline M. Acosta, Dean of School of Business and Accountancy at Holy Angel University, was invited by San Sebastian College-Recoletos de Cavite, Inc., as resource speaker in a seminar-workshop on project proposal writing at SSC-RdC. The schedule of the workshop ran from August 29-30 2018, at St. Thomas Villanova Library. The two-day activity was … Read more

Grateful at 250 for Recoletos’ arrival in Bohol

Provincial Curia, QUEZON CITY – With spiritual depth and simplicity, the 250th jubilee of the arrival of the Augustinian Recollect missionaries in the island of Bohol was celebrated simultaneously on August 18 and 19, 2018 in the different parishes of the province. Fray Dionisio Selma, OAR, Prior Provincial, led the group of 17 Recoletos friars, … Read more

Augustinian Recollects hail St. Augustine

RECOLETOS FORMATION CENTER, Quezon City—The Augustinian Recollects celebrated the solemnity of St. Augustine. Fr. Francisco Antonio, OAR, presided the celebration of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and concelebrated by Fr. Hubert Decena, OAR, Fr. Hector Gonzales, OAR, Fr. Gideon Antolin U. Lagrimas, OAR and Fr. Lauro V. Larlar, OAR.  A procession to venerate St. … Read more

‘IT’S A MIRACLE’ JPIA reaps Karakol 2018 title

CAVITE CITY—After a series of practices, labor on production designs, and sweat-extracting and grinding performance on “kalye” and gymnasium, the Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants (JPIA) dominated this year’s Karakol Festival, emerging victorious in two categories while emphasizing God’s role in their triumph. In his statement, JPIA President Russel Rodelas tagged their earned title namely … Read more

LET GOD TAKE OVER ‘Ganyan ang pagmamahal ng isang ina’

CAVITE CITY—As the celebration of the feast day of St. Monica approaches, the Sebastinians reflected upon her motherly role that portrays endurance of faith as she asked God for her son, Saint Augustine’s conversion, as the campus community united at the mass celebrated in her honor. In his homily, Campus Minister of the Main Campus, … Read more

SARF-Mira Nila celebrates Silver Anniversary

MIRA-NILA HOMES, Quezon City—The Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity-Mira-Nila Chapter celebrated its 25th founding anniversary last August 25, 2018 with Rev. Fr. Lauro V. Larlar, OAR, prior of Recoletos Formation Center, as main celebrant and homilist of the Eucharistic celebration at Our Lady of Consolation Parish church. Seminarians, guests and some parishioners attended and congratulated the members … Read more

Lingayen-Dagupan celebrates Canonical Coronation of Mary, Help of Christians

DAGUPAN, Pangasinan—Amidst flood and downpour in large part of Luzon, another Marian image in the Philippines was canonically crowned. As the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan celebrated its 90th founding anniversary last August 22, 2018, the image of Mary, Help of Christians, was crowned in the presence of a good number of archbishops and bishops, priests, religious, … Read more