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

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 … Read more

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

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 … Read more

Bp. Carlos celebrates his first Mass as Auxiliary Bishop

Note: This was translated from the original Spanish article posted on the official website of the Order of Augustinian Recollects (www.agustinosrecoletos.com) The new Augustinian Recollect bishop celebrated his first Eucharist as Auxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Cuyo in the Cathedral of San Juan Bautista, accompanied by Augustinian Recollect and religious Bishops. ARGENTINA–Without having completed … Read more

Episcopal Ordination of Fray Carlos: “I want to serve the Gospel for the hope of the world”

Note: This was translated from the original Spanish article posted in the official website of the Order of Augustinian Recollects (www.agustinosrecoletos.com) More than 5,000 people accompanied the Augustinian Recollect Carlos María Domínguez in his episcopal ordination as the new auxiliary bishop of San Juan de Cuyo. He received the episcopal consecration through the laying on of … Read more

Fray Carlos’ Episcopal Ordination on June 29

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

Fray Estioko as Distinguished Alumnus of NOHS

Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Fray Leopoldo Estioko, OAR, Prior of Recoletos de Cebu, was given an award as Distinguished Alumnus by Negros Occidental High School. This took place during the NOHS 59th Grand Alumni Homecoming last April 27, 2019. Fray Estioko belongs to Class 69 and their batch celebrated their Golden Anniversary. To open the celebration … Read more

Two Recollects celebrate Silver Jubilee of Religious Profession

Provincial Curia, Quezon City–On April 24, 2019, feast of the Conversion of our father St. Augustine, two Augustinian Recollect friars celebrated their silver anniversary as religious. Fray Jonathan Caballero, OAR, Parish Priest of San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish in Quezon City, and Fray Amado Emmanuel Bolilia, OAR, Provincial Councillor and Assistant Parish Priest of the … Read more