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Fray Mariano Gazpio now a Venerable

By Fray Robin Ross Plata, OAR | May 24, 2021 |
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The Augustinian Recollect Family rejoices as Pope Francis authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate the heroic virtues of Fray Mariano Gazpio, OAR, an Augustinian Recollect friar. This promulgation was authorized by the Pope in an audience with the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, His Eminence Marcello Card. Semeraro, on occasion of the Feast of St. Rita of Cascia on May 22, 2021. Fray Mariano was born on December 18, 1899 in Puente la Reina, Navarra, Spain. He was ordained as an Augustinian Recollect priest in December 1922. This holy friar was also…


Vanina and Adrian: music for the virtual Eucharist

Note: This article is taken from the official website of the Order of Augustinian Recollects (agustinosrecoletos.com) The Argentine couple wanted to contribute their music to the virtual Eucharists celebrated during the quarantine of the pandemic, something they did before the COVID-19. The eucharists did not stop in Argentina despite the eight months of quarantine against…


Prior Provincial of Sto. Tomas on the 75th year of OAR presence in Chota, Peru

Note: This article was translated from the original Spanish article posted on the website of the Province of Sto. Tomas de Villanueva (recoletosstv.com) written by Nicolás Vigo. Fray Miguel Ángel Hernández, Prior Provincial, sent a message of greetingsto the entire Province for the closing of the activities that celebrated the 75th anniversary of the arrival of…

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Dialogue, pursuit and culture: the corporate image of 2021

The Order of Augustinian Recollects presents the logo of the guideline for the year 2021 in pastoral ministries, educational centers, communities and missions. Simple and clear. This is the logo of the pedagogical-pastoral directive for 2021 ‘Creators of spaces of dialogue with the world and contemporary culture’. The Order of Augustinian Recollects has presented the…


Province of St. Nicholas of Tolentine: 400 years of Consecrated Life and Missionary History

The Province of St. Nicholas of Tolentine of the Order of Augustinian Recollects will be 400 years old in November 2021. The 4th Centennial celebration will take place from September 10, 2020 to December 5, 2021. The Centennial Celebration Commission had its second meeting on the 25th of June 2020. The 8 members are: Fray Rafael…

The Priors General. Fray Miguel Miró, OAR, Fray Alejandro Moral, OSA, and Fray Doriano Ceteroni, OAD

Communion in the Augustinian family

The General Councils of the Augustinians, Augustinian Recollects and Discalced Augustinians held a meeting in which they highlighted the fraternity and the sense of family. ROME–On February 14, 2020, the general councils of the three Augustinian orders–Order of St. Augustine, Order of Augustinian Recollects and Order of Discalced Augustinians–held a meeting in Rome to begin…


Alto Xingu-Tucumã Prelature receives its Augustinian Recollect Bishop

Bishop Jesús María López Mauleón, OAR took possession of the newly created Episcopal See in the Amazonian territory in Brazil. BRAZIL–The new Augustinian Recollect Bishop, Most Rev. Jesús María López Mauleón, DD, OAR, already worked in the prelature that has been entrusted to him in the Amazonian territory. The bishop who is of Navarrese origin, took…

Logo 2020


The Augustinian Recollects present the visual image that represents the guideline for this year 2020: “We are prophets of the Kingdom: poor, social projects and peripheries”. The pastoral directive for the year 2020 has an image that represents it. The Order of Augustinian Recollects presents the logo that symbolizes the motto proposed for these months:…

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Chota and Augustinian Recollects: 75 years of history

Note: This article was translated from the original Spanish post on the official website of the Order of Augustinian Recollects. (www.agustinosrecoletos.com) The Augustinian Recollects celebrate the 75th anniversary of the arrival of the first religious to the Chota region, in Peru. For this, different commemorative events have been prepared. It is an important fact that marked…


Today we celebrate the 431st birthday of the Augustinian Recollection. Happy Fiesta!

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