New structure of the Order of Augustinian Recollects: 4 new Provinces

Note: This was translated from the original Spanish article posted in the official website of the Order of Augustinian Recollects (www.agustinosrecoletos.com) The four Priors Provincial explain what is the new reality of the Augustinian Recollects after the process of joining provinces carried out during 2018. General Curia, ROME–The Augustinian Recollects face from the past year … 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

Cardinal Lacunza is conferred with Order of Vasco Nuñez de Balboa

Note: This article was translated from the original Spanish text written by the Provincial Secretary of the Province of Candelaria. The Augustinian Recollect Cardinal received the highest recognition of the country for his social and religious work from the president of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, especially with the celebration of WYD. PANAMA–Augustinian Recollect José Luis … Read more

A young community with 400 years of history in Rome

The community of Sistina, founded in 1619 for the residence of the procurator of the Augustinian Recollects, celebrates its 400th anniversary this year. It was the first community in Rome and is currently made up of young Augustinian Recollects who are doing their specialization studies in Roman universities. It is an intercultural and interprovincial community. Here … Read more

Fray Eddy Omar Polo elected as President of CONVER

Note: This article is translated from the original post in Spanish written by the Provincial Secretariat of the Province of Candelaria. VENEZUELA–The Religious of Venezuela have elected the Augustinian Recollect Fray Eddy Omar Polo as the new President of the Conferencia Venezolana de Religiosos y Religiosas (CONVER). Superiors and representatives of the more than 150 congregations and institutes of consecrated life that make up the confederation of … Read more

Augustinian Priors General received in audience by Pope Francis

Vatican City, ROME – The Holy Father received in audience the superiors of the Augustinians, Augustinian Recollects, and Discalced Augustinians to deal with, among other topics, the process of declaring St. Thomas of Villanova as Doctor of the Church. The three Priors General – of the Orders of St. Augustine (OSA), Augustinian Recollects (OAR), and … Read more

Recoletos Presence in Rome: its history, present, future

Via Sistina, ROME – For several decades, the current Collegio Internazionale Sant’Ildefonso e San Tommaso da Villanueva was the General Curia of the Order of Augustinian Recollects. At the moment it is the residence of the community of Augustinian Recollect religious who pursue further studies in Rome. This year 2019, it celebrates its 400th year. … Read more

Father General meets Priors Provincial, gifts them with icon of sleeping St. Joseph

ROME – During this week (April 1-4), the Prior General and his Council meet at the General Curia with the four Priors Provincial, for the first time after the union of Provinces. Pope Francis sleeps every day next to a small image of St. Joseph asleep. It is the last thing he sees at the … Read more