Sr. Manuela Malasaga Mandia, AR rests in God’s eternal embrace

Sr. Manuela Malasaga Mandia, A.R. died in the evening of February 18, 2019 at 7:40. Let us pray for the eternal repose of her soul. Sr. Manny was born on October 4, 1932 and made her first profession of vows on May 1957. She was the daughter of Nicasia Malasaga and Juan Mandia from Abuyog, Leyte. This article was originally published at www.augustinianrecollect.org.ph authored by Sr. Maria Aurora M. … Read more

Obituary: Fray Luis Agustín Rodríguez Menéndez, OAR (1929-2019) (Province of St. Thomas of Villanueva)

A Religious Brother belonging to the Province of St. Thomas of Villanueva, Fray Luis Agustín died on January 26, 2019, the day before his 90th birthday, in Guadalajara, Spain due to cardiac arrest caused by colon cancer. In his Prot. N. 041/2019, Fray Miguel Angel Domínguez, OAR, Prior Provincial said: “We can say that Brother … Read more

Obituary: Sis. Myrna “Manay” Baynosa, SAR

Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Sis. Myrna “Manay” Baynosa joined our creator on December 31, 2018. She was a former Campus Ministry Office secretary, member of Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity and SCAP adviser for many years of her life in University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos. Eternal rest grant unto her O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon … Read more

Fr. Pedro “Pete” Escanillas passes away

On a summer of 2016, at lunch time, the priests recalled the younger years of Fr. Pete. He was tall, handsome, and athletic. He was champion in Archery. He led the Sports and Athletics of the University. During the 80’s, Pete was the heartthrob of this campus. Fray Pete heard the conversation and was grinning. It could be noticed from his skinny face as he munched his soft diet. “Is it true Father? I asked. “Yes, but now I’m the kidney-throb.” The entire refectory collapsed with laughter.

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