Spirituality & Liturgy

Holy Saturday Rosary

By Bro. Tagoy Jakosalem, OAR / April 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

Let us pray the Holy Rosary. In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. I believe in God,the Father almighty,Creator of heaven and earth,and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,born of the Virgin Mary,suffered under Pontius Pilate,was crucified, … Read more

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Foundations laid for CEAR-Filipinas

By Fray Jessriel Marcha, OAR / February 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

QUEZON CITY – The eighth Center will soon rise in the Philippines! This will be a new addition to the network of Centers for Augustinian Recollect Spirituality (or RedCEAR as its Spanish acronym, where CEAR stands for Centro de Espiritualidad Agustino Recoleta). The first seven are scattered in the Spanish-speaking part of the Order: CEAR-Costa … Read more

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“Hora de construir” (“Time to build”)

By Agustinos Recoletos / March 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

For those who can understand Spanish, this material is very useful for your daily reflection during this Season of Lent which starts today, Ash Wednesday. In its Presentation, it says: “We are offering you a simple spiritual provision so you can nourish your spirit while trekking across the desert towards Easter where you will renew … Read more

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Batch 3 completes 5-day spiritual exercises

By Fray Jose Ernil Almayo, OAR / November 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

CEBU CITY – Close to 40 Recoletos friars that comprised this year’s third batch of participants have completed the 5-day Augustinian Recollect Spiritual Exercises (ARSE) held from November 12 to 16 at the Talavera House of Prayer-Recoletos in Cebu City. A scripturist by specialization, Fray Dunstan Huberto Decena, OAR, very ably facilitated the spiritually re-energizing … Read more

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OLCP culminates the month of Holy Rosary

By Fray Jhoben Rodriguez, OAR / November 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY—The community of Our Lady of Consolation Parish culminates the month of Holy Rosary last October 31, 2018 with the Holy the Eucharist and the Lucernarium, Latin for “lighting of lamps.” The month of October is dedicated to Mama Mary with her title our Lady of the Rosary. It was instituted … Read more

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Community of Christian Mothers of St. Monica formed in Cebu: first in Asia and RP

By Fray Jose Ernil Almayo, OAR / October 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

CEBU CITY—A total of ninety (90) mothers who all belong to the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish-Recoletos in Cebu City are now members of this newly-formed community called Christian Mothers of St. Monica. The Community is first of its kind in Asia and in the country. By far this is one of the two … Read more

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ARSE batch 2 starts today

By Fray Robin Ross Plata, OAR / October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

CEBU CITY—The second batch of Augustinian Recollect religious attended the annual Augustinian Recollect Spiritual Exercises starting October 15 to 19, 2018 at Talavera House of Prayer-Recoletos, Cebu City. Fray Hubert Dunstan Decena, OAR, was the facilitator for this spiritual exercise.  The theme for this year’s ARSE is taken from John 1:35-39: “Master, where do you … Read more

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Augustinian Recollects hail St. Augustine

By Fray Robin Ross Plata, OAR / August 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

RECOLETOS FORMATION CENTER, Quezon City—The Augustinian Recollects celebrated the solemnity of St. Augustine. Fr. Francisco Antonio, OAR, presided the celebration of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and concelebrated by Fr. Hubert Decena, OAR, Fr. Hector Gonzales, OAR, Fr. Gideon Antolin U. Lagrimas, OAR and Fr. Lauro V. Larlar, OAR.  A procession to venerate St. … Read more

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Recollects “Return to the Heart” in June 2018 ARSE

By Fray Anthony Irineo, OAR / July 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

BAGUIO CITY – “From the bosom to the breast,” “return to the heart,” “black and beautiful,” are some of the key images employed during the five-day Augustinian Recollect Spiritual Exercises (ARSE) held in Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary, Baguio City from June 18-22, 2018.

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OAR Family Commemorates All Souls Day

By Frei Bo / February 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

  QUEZON CITY- The newly risen sun is just starting to dry the drenched grass of the Himlayang Filipino when members of the OAR family trooped to the Recoletos Musoleo to commemorate All Souls’ Day with a mass led by the Prior Provincial himself,  Fray Dionisio Selma. It was well represented by priests,  religious brothers, … Read more

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