Recoletos invited to return to Pangasinan

By Frei Bo / September 10, 2016 /

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…

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Recoletos de Inagawan is alive, kicking

By Frei Bo / September 6, 2016 /

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…

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Father Provincial answers questions about Recoletos de Saipan

By Frei Bo / August 27, 2016 /

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.…

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Fray Morillo to be installed chaplain

By Frei Bo / August 26, 2016 /

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 /

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 /

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…

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Youth Formation Program in Kamalo

By Frei Bo / August 17, 2016 /

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…

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Kamabai holds 1st Parish Youth Camp

By Frei Bo / August 15, 2016 /

KAMABAI, Sierra Leone, West Africa—Localizing the spirit of the XXXI World Youth Day held in Krakow, the Our Lady of Sierra Leone Parish held its First Youth Camp last August 5 to 7, 2016. Fray Vincent Cadeliña, OAR, parish priest of said parish, initiated what was recounted as the first-ever youth day celebration here since…

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Father Provincial visits Recollect Africa

By Frei Bo / August 13, 2016 /

PROVINCIAL CURIA—For the first time, Fray Dionisio Selma, OAR, Prior Provincial of the St. Ezekiel Moreno Province, stepped into the African soil to visit the two Recollect communities in Sierra Leone, West Africa, from July 29 to August 2, 2016 and the OAR contemplative nuns in Makueni County, Kenya (East Africa), from August 3-4.

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All Smiles for the New Mission!

By Frei Bo / August 11, 2016 /

Augustinian Recollect Priests, Fray Allan Rubett Cabatian, OAR and Fray Leo Neil Bullos, OAR arrived this day  at Saipan to embark the new missionary apostolate of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno. Welcoming them is Fray Edgar Tubio, OAR the Head of the Secretariat for the Missions and Ministerial Apostolate.

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