Cebu’s Mount Carmel Parish declared archdiocesan shrine

By Agustinos Recoletos / May 5, 2022 /

Kendrick Ivan B. Panganiban The Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish – Recoletos in the heart of Cebu City was formally declared an archdiocesan shrine on April 29. The elevation to its new status was held during Mass presided over by Archbishop Jose Palma of Cebu. In his homily, he noted that “for all of…

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Six OAR priests celebrate 25th Sacerdotal Ordination Anniversary

By Lorraine Mitzi A. Ambrad / April 26, 2022 /

Six Augustinian Recollect friars renewed their vows today, April 25, at the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish – Recoletos.  They are Fray Corvin R. Maturan, OAR, Fray Julius M. Marcos, OAR, Fray Anthony A. Morillo, OAR, Fray Vicente L. Ramon, OAR, Fray Ferdinand V. Fornillos, OAR, and  Fray Cristopher C. Maspara, OAR. The rite of…

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San Vicente Ferrer Quasi Parish Celebrates Fiesta

By Fray Jhoben Rodriguez, OAR / April 12, 2022 /

APO ISLAND, NEGROS ORIENTAL – “Praise God!” exclaimed Fray Jay M. Parilla, OAR, the Parish Priest, during the Concelebrated Fiesta Mass of San Vicente Ferrer Quasi Parish last April 5, 2022. Fray Parilla, OAR, served the island for seven years. He recounted during his gratitude speech how generous the people are and praised God for…

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Two Hundred Eighty OLVP Youth Confirmed

By Fray Julius James Tinapao, OAR / March 25, 2022 /

The parish of Our Lady of The Visitation, Urbiztondo, Pangasinan, witnessed the reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation of two hundred eighty of its young members last March 17, 2022. The rite, which was held within the Mass at the parish church, commenced at three o’clock in the afternoon. Most Rev. Jesus A. Cabrera, D.D.,…

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OLVP-Recoletos de Urbiztondo had Its New Chapel Blessed

By Fray Julius James Tinapao, OAR / March 7, 2022 /

URBIZTONDO, Pangasinan—The Recollect parish community of Our Lady of the Visitation, Urbiztondo, Pangasinan, together with several civil and ecclesiastical dignitaries, witnessed the blessing of its newly constructed chapel on the occasion of the 97th fiesta of the Sto. Cristo Divino Tesoro de Urbiztondo, the patron of the barangay where the parish is located.   In…

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Our Lady of Mt. Carmel de San Sebastian Fiesta Novena and Mass Plug 2021

By Agustinos Recoletos / January 12, 2022 /
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Cofradia del Carmen Revived

By Fray Joseph Cyprian Panaligan OAR / October 5, 2021 /

Last September 8,2021 Fray Joseph Cyprian J. Panaligan, OAR welcomed 31 new members into the Cofradia del Carmen. The event signifies the revival of the confraternity. It was in 1756 that the Cofradia del Carmen in Cebu was canonically established through Fray Jose Andres de la Santisima Trinidad, who wrote a formal letter to the…

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Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish-Recoletos @ 50: a celebration of history and devotion to La Limpia

By Agustinos Recoletos / July 25, 2021 /

CEBU CITY– Founded on January 1,1971, the Parish of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel – Recoletos opens theyearlong celebration of its 50th Founding Anniversary and Parish Fiesta last July 16,2021. Despite the threat of COVID – 19, devotees flocked the Parish Church to pray and visit its Patroness – Nuestra Señora del Carmen, La Limpia…

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Fray Samson S. Silloriquez, OAR celebrates 40th Sacerdotal Anniversary

By Mary Ann Cayabyab / July 22, 2021 /

Urbiztondo, PANGASINAN–Our Lady of the Visitation Parish Community Prior and Parish Priest, Fray Samson Silloriquez, celebrated his 40th Presbyteral Anniversary on the 17th day of July, 2021. His family, friends, priests from different Religious Orders and Dioceses, Religious Sisters from various congregations, and members of the Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity and Recollect Augustinian Youth attended…

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OLCP conducts “Bakuna sa Parokya” against COVID-19

By Fray Joseph Neil E. Baygan / June 2, 2021 /

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY–May 16, 2021 was a milestone for Our Lady of Consolation Parish (OLCP) to be numbered among the parishes that hosted free COVID-19 vaccination program held particularly in Bulwagang Recoletos. The vaccination started at around 8:00 AM and ended around 5:00 PM. Orientations were also held prior and after the vaccination…

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