In Pictures: 12 OAR Postulants proceed to Pre-Novitiate Stage

Antipolo City, RIZAL–After their summer vacation, twelve new Pre-Novices reported to Fray James Castelo, OAR, Pre-Novitiate Director, on June 19, 2019. Before they proceeded to Bahay Lingkod-Recoletos, the Pre-Novitiate House located within the compound of St. Ezekiel Moreno Novitiate-Recoletos in Antipolo City, they visited some OAR and AR communities in Metro Manila. They had a … Read more

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

In Pictures: 12th OAR Formands’ Convention Opening Salvo

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY–The formands of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno are gathered for the biennial convention known as OAR Formands’ Convention from June 8-12, 2019. Usually held at Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary in Baguio City, this year for the first time, the community of Recoletos Formation Center in Quezon City hosted this gathering. … Read more

In Pictures: REAP Textbooks

QUEZON CITY–The Recoletos Educational Apostolate in the Philippines (REAP) launched the textbooks for use of the OAR schools, colleges, and universities. This is in line with the directives of the Life and Mission Project of the Province for the quadrennium 2018-2022 to “complete and implement the OAR school-based Evangelization Master Plan integrated with the Educational … Read more

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