SARF-Visayas holds annual reunion in Cebu

CEBU CITY – The six Chapters of the Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity in the Visayas gathered as one family last October 27-28, 2018 at the Talavera House of Prayer-Recoletos, Cebu City, for the 17th SARF Visayas Regional Annual Reunion. The theme of the gathering was “Rekindling the SARF Spirit of Servant Leadership” and was hosted … Read more

11th National Convention of SARF-Brazil touches on St. Augustine’s view on lay people

Sao Paolo, BRAZIL – The Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity of Brazil celebrated its 11th National Convention with St. Augustine’s vision on the laity as the main theme for reflection from November 15 to 18. It was the first ever Convention right after the completion of the process of the Order’s restructuring. Fraternity implies a daily … Read more

SARF SSC-R de Cavite Chapter celebrates Golden Years

CAVITE CITY—For fifty years, the community of Recoletos de Cavite has become a home for the members of the Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity. On October 6, 2018, SARF de Cavite celebrated their Golden Anniversary with the theme: SARF de Cavite at 50: Continuous Commitment to Live Holy Lives through the OAR Way of Life.” The … Read more

SARF Life and Mission Project discussed, revised, and approved

QUEZON CITY—The Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity in the Philippines made history during the last weekend (28 to 30) of September 2018. Close to three weeks before the fraternity celebrates the feast day of its patron saint, St. Magdalene of Nagasaki, the Filipino Third Order of the Augustinian Recollects approved its revised SARF Particular Statutes and … Read more

SARF-Antipolo and CEU team-up for Medical Outreach Mission

Antipolo City, RIZAL—Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity- Antipolo Chapter (SARF) along with Medical Courses students and staff of Centro Escolar University- Manila (CEU) hosted a Medical Mission in St. Ezekiel Moreno Novitiate- Recoletos (SeMoNoRe) on the 2nd day of September 2018. The Medical Outreach Mission held was part of the apostolate of SARF and practicum of … Read more

SARF Talisay Chapter celebrates silver anniversary

Talisay City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL – The Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity in Talisay City, Negros Occidental celebrated its 25th founding anniversary last September 1, 2018, first day of the novena to San Nicolas de Tolentino, patron of the parish and of the city. The whole-day affair was divided into three parts: the holy mass followed by … Read more

SARF-Mira Nila celebrates Silver Anniversary

MIRA-NILA HOMES, Quezon City—The Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity-Mira-Nila Chapter celebrated its 25th founding anniversary last August 25, 2018 with Rev. Fr. Lauro V. Larlar, OAR, prior of Recoletos Formation Center, as main celebrant and homilist of the Eucharistic celebration at Our Lady of Consolation Parish church. Seminarians, guests and some parishioners attended and congratulated the members … Read more

SARF Baguio Organizes First Communion

Baguio City — Twenty-three (23) children and young teens living around Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary received their first Holy Communion last May 13, Ascension Sunday, at the seminary chapel. Sr. Dorothy Joy Panelo, chairperson of the Social Apostolate of the Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity (SARF) – Baguio Chapter, said the first communicants, aged 9 to 14, … Read more