Commission on History, Culture, and Heritage-Recoletos

Since the entrance of the first thirteen Augustinian Recollect Missionaries to the Philippine Islands to the present time, the Order has not only contributed to the development of culture, advancement of history, and reinforcement of her legacy to the Philippine society but also continues, in the present time, to transform nations through education, evangelization and other mission works particularly in the peripheries.

This section of the web is two-pronged:  it is like a window through which present generations may peep through and discover the contributions of the Augustinian Recollects in the shaping and building of the history and culture of the Philippine nation; and it is  like a gate through which modern-day Augustinian Recollects recount endeavors and struggles in the works of new evangelization through arts, media, cultural heritage and the like as acts of participation in nation-building and engagements in the shaping of a national conscience.


Fray Leander Barrot, OAR
Chairman, Commission on History, Culture, and Heritage-Recoletos

History, Culture & Heritage-Recoletos

Grateful at 250 for Recoletos’ arrival in Bohol

Fray Jose Ernil Almayo, OAR / August 29, 2018
History, Culture & Heritage-Recoletos

Prior Provincial propels Bastecon to take new paths

History, Culture & Heritage-Recoletos

The Augustinian Recollects in the Philippines: From Birth to Bohol

History, Culture & Heritage-Recoletos

Nineteenth-century Recoleto church in Mindoro restored!