We have returned: Recollect Mission opens anew in Mindanao

By Frei Bo / August 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

SURIGAO DEL SUR–The Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno of the Order of Augustinian Recollects has just made a comeback to Mindanao, the rightful place, at the eastern Pacific coast of the country, after more than a decade since it has relinquished a short-lived mission in Iligan, Lanao del Norte on 4th of October 2004.

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Provi at the aiport

Renewal Visit to Recoletos de Saipan

By Frei Bo / March 4, 2017 / 0 Comments

PROVINCIALATE—Fray Dionisio Selma OAR, prior provincial, has just completed his “visita de renovación” to the newly-created community of Saipan last February 23 to 26, 2017. He was accompanied by Fray Jose Ernil Almayo OAR, provincial secretary, who assisted him in the checking of the official books of the community.

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Recoletos de Provincialate observes OAR Year of Holiness

By Frei Bo / March 4, 2017 / 0 Comments

PROVINCIAL CURIA—In the spirit of collective spiritual preparation for the opening of the Augustinian Recollect “Year of Holiness” on March 5, first Sunday of Lent, the community of Recoletos de Provincialate modified the liturgical guide sent by the General Secretariat of Spirituality and Formation. At 8AM in the morning of March 4 (today), the friars … Read more

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Recoletos invited to return to Pangasinan

By Frei Bo / September 10, 2016 / 0 Comments

DAGUPAN CITY, Pangasinan—“I brought forth my wish that the Recoletos open again a mission in Pangasinan,” wrote Most Rev. Socrates Villegas, D.D., archbishop of Lingayen-Dagupan, to the Prior Provincial after the fraternal visit of the Recollect religious and seminarians to the archbishop last September 1, 2016. The invitation The visit stemmed from an invitation in … Read more

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Recoletos de Inagawan is alive, kicking

By Frei Bo / September 6, 2016 / 0 Comments

INAGAWAN, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan—The month of August brewed something more in the pastoral kettle of Recoletos de Inagawan. Something more to evidence that not only the community but also the parish is alive and kicking! With Fray Raul Buhay, parish priest of the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, on the lead, the implementation … Read more

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Father Provincial answers questions about Recoletos de Saipan

By Frei Bo / August 27, 2016 / 0 Comments

PROVINCIALATE, Quezon City—Here are some significant notes from the desk of the Father Provincial, Fray Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR, who was asked about the newly-consolidated community of Recoletos de Saipan. Q. Father, a lot of lay people are interested to know about the new community of Recollects assigned in Saipan. Kindly tell us about this. … Read more

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Fray Morillo to be installed chaplain

By Frei Bo / August 26, 2016 / 0 Comments

LARAY, TALISAY CITY, CEBU—Fray Anthony A. Morillo, OAR will be installed first chaplain of the St. Augustine of Hippo Quasi Parish-Recoletos in Inayawan, Cebu City by Most Rev. Oscar Florencio, D.D., auxiliary bishop of Cebu tomorrow, August 27. The rite of installation will be integrated within the 6:30 P.M. mass.

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Fr. Celiz celebrates his silver sacerdotal anniversary

By Frei Bo / August 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

Rev.  Fr. Eduardo Celiz, Jr. OAR will be celebrating his 25th sacerdotal jubilee on August 25, 2016.  He will be concelebrating at the Thanksgiving Mass with his co-jubilarians at the Our Lady of Consolation Parish in Miranila, Quezon City on the 25th.

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Bishop Jimenez to install 1st Recollect parish priest in Saipan

By Frei Bo / August 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

CHALAN KANOA, SAIPAN—The newly installed bishop of the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa, His Excellency Bishop Ryan Jimenez, D.D., will formally install Fray Allan Rubett Cabatian, OAR as the new Parish Priest of San Roque Parish in Saipan on August 21, 2016 in the parish church of San Roque, Saipan. The Rite of Installation will be … Read more

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Youth Formation Program in Kamalo

By Frei Bo / August 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

KAMALO, Sierra Leone, West Africa—For two days, from August 5 to 6, 2016, the St. Paul the Apostle Parish hosted its annual Parish Youth Camp as propitious venue of handing out special formation programs to the youth sector of the local church. The theme was “Come and Let’s Answer Papa God’s Call.” “The participants may … Read more

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