Mission

OAR missionaries in Taiwan follow Church guidelines vs COVID-19 outbreak

By Fray Joel Dequilla, OAR / February 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

Kaohsiung, TAIWAN – In cooperation with the church’s efforts to curb the outbreak of the novel coronavirus now called COVID-19, the Augustinian Recollect missionaries who are administering five parishes in the Diocese of Kaohsiung followed the pastoral directives of the Chinese Regional Bishops’ Conference (CRBC) in Taiwan. Recent news reports revealed that over 75,700 of … Read more

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Recoletos community in Indonesia formally established

By Fray Jose Ernil Almayo, OAR / February 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

QUEZON CITY – January 8, 2020 will go down in history as the “official birthday” of the first Recoletos community in Indonesia. That’s practically around sixteen months after the arrival of the pioneer group of Augustinian Recollect missionaries in this Muslim-dominated country. It was on September 19, 2018, feast day of St. Alonso de Orozco, … Read more

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Three young Recollects embark on new mission

By Fray Jose Ernil Almayo, OAR / February 15, 2020 / 3 Comments

QUEZON CITY – Pursuant to its Life and Mission Project (LAMP) on mission apostolate, the St. Ezekiel Moreno Province recently sent three young priests to two foreign mission stations of the Order: Brazil and Sierra Leone. Fray Roderick Deguit, the former parish priest of the Parish of Our Lady of the Abandoned in Valencia, Negros … Read more

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OAR Missionaries as Instruments of Peace and Reconciliation

By Fray Dennis Castillo, OAR / January 24, 2020 / 1 Comment

Kamalo, SIERRA LEONE—In the rural place of Sierra Leone Africa, petty disputes usually ends up as a tragedy. Youth riots, burning of houses and properties and murders due to this actions happens from time to time, and because of their strong communal ties, incidents of this kind usually end up as a village or town … Read more

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Chota and Augustinian Recollects: 75 years of history

By Agustinos Recoletos / January 8, 2020 / 0 Comments

Note: This article was translated from the original Spanish post on the official website of the Order of Augustinian Recollects. (www.agustinosrecoletos.com) The Augustinian Recollects celebrate the 75th anniversary of the arrival of the first religious to the Chota region, in Peru. For this, different commemorative events have been prepared. It is an important fact that marked … Read more

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"We wish you a Merry Christmas" from children of Sierra Leone, West Africa

By Fray Robin Ross Plata, OAR / December 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Credits to Fray Jose Prudencio Castillo, OAR Click the link to view the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AavFwC9rhD0

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Prior General visits Kamabai, imparts message of hope and unity

By Agustinos Recoletos / November 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

Kamabai, SIERRA LEONE—“This fraternal visit is a conversion that has to be lived every day,” Fray Miguel Miró, OAR, Prior General, said to the community of Recoletos de Kamabai last November 20-24, 2019. Accompanied by Fray Raul Buhay, OAR, General Councilor and President of the General Secretariat of Apostolates, who acted as translator of the … Read more

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In Pictures: Solemnity of Christ the King and Installation of Fray Pellazar

By Agustinos Recoletos / November 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

Saipan, CNMI–As Kristo Rai Parish celebrates their fiesta in honor of Christ the King, Fray Albert Pellazar, OAR, was installed by Most Rev. Ryan Jimenez, DD, Bishop of Chalan Kanoa, as pastor of the same pairsh. Fray Dionisio Selma, OAR, Prior Provincial, attended the said celebration and delivered the homily during the fiesta celebration and … Read more

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In Pictures: Prior General visits Recoletos de Kamabai

By Agustinos Recoletos / November 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Kamabai, SIERRA LEONE–Fray Miguel Miró, OAR, Prior General, visited the community of Recoletos de Kamabai last November 20, 2019. Three Filipino Augustinian Recollect missionaries, namely, Fray Mark Ryan Prado, Fray Jonathan Jamero, OAR, and Fray Elpedio Sarita, Jr., OAR, welcomed the Prior General who was accompanied by Fray Raul Buhay, OAR, Filipino General Councilor. Here … Read more

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Prior General makes Renewal Visit in Sierra Leone

By Agustinos Recoletos / November 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

Note: This article was based on https://www.agustinosrecoletos.com/2019/11/prior-general-sierra-leona-2019/ Sierra Leone, WEST AFRICA – Fray Miguel Miró, the Prior General of the Augustinian Recollects, has been carrying out the renewal visit to the Recoletos communities in Sierra Leone since November 15. Accompanied by the President of the General Secretariat of Apostolates, Fray Raul Buhay, he will be … Read more

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