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One year of contemplative Augustinian Recollect life in Colombia

By Agustinos Recoletos | May 23, 2019 | 2
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The Augustinian Recollect nuns arrived in Colombia for the first time on June 12, 2018. Nearly one year old, they are happy for these first months in Bogotá. Bogotá, COLOMBIA–On June 12, 2018, seven Augustinian Recollect nuns, accompanied by the Federal President of Mexico, departed from the Monastery of Cuernavaca for Colombia. It was the foundation of the first community of the contemplative Augustinian Recollect nuns in Colombia. In the country where the Augustinian Recollection began in South America, the cloistered nuns arrived for the first time. They were received by the Prior Provincial of the Province of Our Lady … Read more

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Mo. Eva María Oiz, re-elected Federal President of the Augustinian Recollect Nuns of Spain

Note: This article is translated from the original Spanish text posted in agustinosrecoletos.com) Marcilla, NAVARRA, SPAIN–Mo. Eva María Oiz was re-elected as President of the Federation of the Augustinian Recollect Nuns of Spain. This happened during the XI Federal Assembly that took place in the Monastery of the Augustinian Recollects in Marcilla. The XI Assembly, … Read more


In Pictures: 11th Federal Assembly of Augustinian Recollect Nuns

Marcilla, NAVARRA, SPAIN–Forty-nine Augustinian Recollect Contemplative Nuns are gathered for the 11th Federal Assembly. Among the delegates, two are from St. Ezekiel Moreno Monastery in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, namely, Mo. Carmen Orduna, OAR, and Sr. Maria Emy Catalonia, OAR. The assembly, which is celebrated every after six years, was opened last April 30, 2019 … Read more


Trapped by Love?

Is it worth for something today to live as a cloistered nun? Sr. Alicia Correa is an Augustinian Recollect contemplative nun. In this article she narrates a beautiful anecdote that made her find the meaning of contemplative life in our time. I start with this question: Trapped by Love? I share this to you that … Read more


Sr. Silvia Hernandez Aguilar, OAR

We announce the demise of one of our Augustinian Recollect Contemplative Nuns, Sr. Silvia Hernandez Aguilar, OAR, member of the community of Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico. She returned to the house of the Master last November 2, 2018. Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. Amen.