Fr. Ángel Martínez Cuesta, OAR, is a historian renowned not only in the bosom of the Augustinian Recollect Family but also in church historians’ circles in the Philippines and in the Spanish-speaking world. He was born in Brullés in the Spanish province of Burgos on 26 September 1938 to a big family. A few days after his birth, his elder brother Jesús, who later authored textbooks in Spanish—then a mandatory course for college and high school—used in Recollect educational institutions in the Philippines, entered the Augustinian Recollect minor seminary in Lodosa, Navarra.
Note: This is an English translation of the original Spanish article posted on the official website of the Order of Augustinian Recollects (www.agustinosrecoletos.com) The new Augustinian Recollect Bishop will be ordained at the Aldo Cantoni stadium, in San Juan de Cuyo (Argentina), with the presence of dozens of bishops and the Catholic community. ARGENTINA–The Augustinian … Read more