Recollect Augustinian Youth | JAR

The Order celebrates 25th anniversary of RAY

By Agustinos Recoletos | August 14, 2020 | 0
Posted in

This year, the Recollect Augustinian Youth is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Many experiences, people, testimonies of fraternity, joy and shared Gospel have been lived since that incipient dream that began to be forged in 1995. Several religious in different countries experienced the need to offer the Augustinian Recollect charism to the youth. The objective was clear: to share the richness of the Augustinian Recollect spirituality with the youth. From then until today, many steps have been taken leading to the establishment of a youth movement with an itinerary that excites and continues to bear fruit. Meeting of your people with … Read more


RAY de Talisay takes part as Health Security Gateway

Talisay City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–The RAY de Talisay together with other LAY Organizations of San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish, took part as Sanitation Ministry, the first line of precautionary health measures before entering the church to guarantee the Health protocols and guidelines that church-goers must observe before entering the Church. Face-shield, mask, alcohol and digital thermal … Read more


RAY de Pangasinan pays “tRAYbute” to frontliners

Urbiztondo, PANGASINAN–The crisis brought by COVID-19 has been so alarming. However, there is always a brighter side of it. In times of crisis like this, the spirit of BAYANIHAN always lives. As a way of living the Augustinian saying “One heart, one soul on the way towards God,” Our Lady of the Visitation Parish-Recoletos conducted … Read more

unshaken faith 3

RAYsters’ grounds for evangelization: Social Media

by Andrei John P. Ea and Christine Joy P. Euraba In their own little ways, the Recollect Augustinian Youth from the different OAR communities in the Philippines shared the light of the Gospel as evangelizers. Various RAY local communities have used the power of social media in answering the call: to pray for the world … Read more

ray cares 2

Recollect Augustinian Youths extend help during COVID-19 Pandemic

By: Lourdes Isabella E. Corpuz For the past month, the country has experienced a major setback due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the less fortunate, they are left with little options as they struggle with the effects of the enhanced community quarantine. In response to this, the Recollect Augustinian Youth from Caidiocan, Pangasinan, and Talisay … Read more

PALM SUNDAY. Devotees wave their palaspas during the observance </br> of Palm Sunday at the Immaculate Conception Church in Dasmariñas, Cavite </br> on Sunday (April 14, 2019). In the Christian tradition, Palm Sunday is the first day </br> of Holy Week which commemorates Jesus' triumphant entry into Jerusalem. </br> (PNA File photo by Avito C. Dalan)

Pangasinan youth sells ‘palaspas’ online amid quarantine

Note: This article was posted on the website of Philippine News Agency ( MANILA – Filipino Catholics would have been busy preparing for this year’s Palm Sunday—the final Sunday of Lent and the beginning of the Holy Week, amid the enhanced community quarantine. Usually, commemorating the triumphant arrival of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem includes people decorating … Read more


Responding to God’s Calling: Holy Mass

Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL — Devoting themselves to God’s calling, UNO-R RAY de Bacolod held their monthly Holy Mass at UNO-R Earth Chapel last February 29, 2020. The Gospel on that day talked about how God continues to call His people, especially us sinners. As we observe the season of Lent, we are called by … Read more

The first set of national officers of RAY, led by the president Roceline Bernal (standing, sixth from left), poses for a photo opportunity </br> with the Recollect religious after having been sworn into office.

Send-off Mass reminds 13th Raysters to pay it forward

Baguio City — After five days of intense immersion into the Augustinian Recollect way of life, the Raysters were sent off with the exhortation to share what they had experienced with their communities. “As we go home, what do we bring but Jesus. Let us listen to Jesus and be good examples to other youths … Read more


Fr. Provincial accepts 93 full-fledged RAY

Baguio City — New members were added to the growing family of the Order of Augustinian Recollects (OAR) in the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno. The Prior of the Province, Rev. Fr. Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR, formally accepted ninety-three (93) young people during their solemn installation as full-fledged members of the Recollect Augustinian Youth last … Read more


Day 3: Discernment, social media, and the mission to love

By Bro. June Clark Solas and Bro. John Philippe Sosongco The third day of 13th RAYNS started with Lauds and Meditation at the seminary facade at 6:15 AM participated by all seminarians and RAY delegates in honor of St. Thomas of Villanova. It was briefly followed by breakfast at the seminary refectory. The talk started … Read more