Provincialate, QUEZON CITY – After having consulted the Prior General and made a written agreement with Bishop Socrates Mesiona of Puerto Princesa, the Prior Provincial, Fray Dionisio Selma, OAR, with the consent of his Council, established the newest community of the Province of St. Ezekiel on December 15, 2018. This 24th Recollect community, located at…

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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,…

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MANILA—Eight Recollect prenovices participated in the symposium on Youth and the Digital World at La Consolacion College de Manila on January 19, 2019. Acting on the initiative of the Spirituality Commission of the Asia-Pacific Augustinian Conference (APAC), Fr. Francis Lucas of the Catholic Media Network Corporation expounded on the topic. The event hinged on the…

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Panama City – The Recollect-administered Colegio San Agustin in Panama City will host the IV Jornada Mundial de la Juventud Agustino Recoleta (or 4th Augustinian Recollect World Youth Day) from January 18 to 27, 2019. The website of the Order says that this great event of the Recollect Augustinian Youth expects the presence of more…

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