In Pictures: Meeting of General and Provincial Secretaries

Rome, ITALY–The General Secretary of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, Fray Juan Pablo Martinéz, OAR, convoked a meeting with four Provincial Secretaries, namely, Fray Juan Manuel Zanutti, OAR, from Province of Santo Tomas de Villanueva; Fray Benjamin Miguélez, OAR, from the Province of San Nicolas de Tolentino; Fray Juan de Dios, OAR, from the Province … 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

Novices undergo communications workshop

The Provincial Secretary of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno, Fray Jose Ernil “Tol” F. Almayo, OAR, conducted a seminar-workshop on news-writing to the newly accepted Novices last July 10, 2018.  The session started at 8:45 in the morning and was held at Provincial house in Quezon City. Fr. Almayo discussed about the Commission on … Read more

Fr. Pedro “Pete” Escanillas passes away

On a summer of 2016, at lunch time, the priests recalled the younger years of Fr. Pete. He was tall, handsome, and athletic. He was champion in Archery. He led the Sports and Athletics of the University. During the 80’s, Pete was the heartthrob of this campus. Fray Pete heard the conversation and was grinning. It could be noticed from his skinny face as he munched his soft diet. “Is it true Father? I asked. “Yes, but now I’m the kidney-throb.” The entire refectory collapsed with laughter.

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Message Of His Holiness Pope Francis for The 51st World Communications Day

“Fear not, for I am with you” (Is 43:5): 
Communicating Hope and Trust in our Time

Access to the media – thanks to technological progress – makes it possible for countless people to share news instantly and spread it widely. That news may be good or bad, true or false. The early Christians compared the human mind to a constantly grinding millstone; it is up to the miller to determine what it will grind: good wheat or worthless weeds. Our minds are always “grinding”, but it is up to us to choose what to feed them (cf. SAINT JOHN CASSIAN, Epistle to Leontius).

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Fr. Provincial’s Message on the 1st Recoletos Film Festival

“We go where the Church needs us” (Speech delivered by Prior Provincial Fr. Dionisio Selma, OAR during the 1st Recoletos Film Festival organized by USJ-R and the Recoletos Communications, Inc. (RCI) at the SM Seaside City Cebu Mountain Wing Atrium last March 26, 2017) [To the organizers and sponsors of this 1st Recoletos Film Festival: … Read more