Milestones

UNO-R celebrates Silver Anniversary of Simple Profession of Fray Besana and Fray Alipin

By UNO-R Correspondent / May 4, 2021 /

Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–Fray Don H. Besana, OAR, UNO-R President, and Fray Jose Alden B. Alipin, OAR, UNO-R Vice President for Academics, celebrated the Silver Anniversary of their Simple Profession of Vows to the Religious Life as members of the Order of Augustinian Recollects. A Thanksgiving Mass was held at the Oratory of St. Nicholas…

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Uniagustiniana to confer Honoris Causa on Fray Jaranilla

By Fray Jose Ernil Almayo, OAR / March 5, 2021 /

Bogotá, COLOMBIA – The Universitaria Agustiniana (Agustiniana University) will bestow the rare distinction of “Honoris Causa en Cine y Televisión” – or honorary degree in Film and Television – on Fray Reynaldo Jaranilla, OAR in a simple ceremony within the holy mass on March 8, 2021 (March 9 in the Philippines). Just as every honorary…

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Fray Walthrode Conde is 60 years in the Order

By Carlos Legaspi, Jr., PhD / July 9, 2020 /

Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–Fray Walthrode Conde, OAR turns 60 as a Religious of the Order of Augustinian Recollects (OAR) on July 9, 2020.  He is from Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte.  Today, he holds the title as the eldest among the members of the OAR Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno. He finished his Elementary education at…

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Fr. Rector feels humbled, somber as he turns 58

By Bro. Ioannes Arong / February 6, 2020 /

Baguio City — Last February 4, 2020 was a red-letter day for Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary in this city as the Rector celebrates his 58th birthday. But before the festivity for the annual Rector’s Day even started, however, the celebrant gave a somber reflection of what it means to grow in age and wisdom in this…

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Fray Jesús María López Mauleón, OAR, named as bishop in Brazil

By Agustinos Recoletos / November 7, 2019 /

This article was translated from the original Spanish text posted in the official website of the Order (www.agustinosrecoletos.com) BRAZIL–Another Augustinian Recollect was named by Pope Francis as Bishop of the Prelature of Alto Xingu-Tucumã, in the Amazon. A missionary in Brazil from 1999 to the present, Fray Jesús María López Mauleón, OAR, will shepherd the People…

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Pope Francis names new Augustinian Recollect bishop

By Agustinos Recoletos / November 6, 2019 /

This article was translated from the original Spanish text posted in the official website of the Order (www.agustinosrecoletos.com) ARGENTINA–An Argentine Augustinian Recollect, Fray Darío Rubén Quintana, OAR, is appointed by Pope Francis as Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Mar del Plata (Argentina). From 2012 to 2018 he was Vicar Provincial in Argentina. He has also…

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Prior Provincial’s 60th Birthday

By Agustinos Recoletos / October 26, 2019 /

Provincial Curia, QUEZON CITY–Today, October 26, 2019, the Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno, Fray Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR, is celebrating his 60th natal day. We pray for the intention of our Prior Provincial and also include him in our prayers. Happy birthday Fray Diony!

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Fr. Greg at 73: “It is God’s gift to be old!”

By Bro. Ioannes Arong / September 5, 2019 /

BAGUIO CITY–Seminarian-favorite Fr. Federico Gregorio, OAR celebrates his 73rd birthday last September 2, 2019 and imparted nuggets of wisdom about gracefully growing old to the congregation during the 6:15 AM mass. Fr. Gregorio — fondly called Fr. Greg by seminarians — is the seminary’s director of Human Formation Program, the one seminarians talked to about…

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Bp. Ángel San Casimiro receives the keys to the City of Alajuela

By Agustinos Recoletos / July 22, 2019 /

Note: This article was translated from the original Spanish article posted in the official website of the Order of Augustinian Recollects (www.agustinosrecoletos.com) The Augustinian Recollect Bishop has been distinguished with this recognition after eleven years of pastoral service in the diocese of Alajuela. COSTA RICA–The Augustinian Recollect Bishop Ángel San Casimiro received the keys of…

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Message of Gratitude from the Prior Provincial

By Agustinos Recoletos / July 6, 2019 /

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, I thank you for your warm greetings and congratulatory messages given to me during the 38th Anniversary of my Simple Profession of Vows. Be assured of my prayers for all of you. Please continue to pray for me and for the whole Province, the Order, and the Church…

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