Father General visits Recoletos de Laray, urges confreres to remain united

Laray, Talisay City, CEBU – “Remain united as a community!” Those were the fatherly words of assurance and support that Fray Miguel Miró gave to the community of Recoletos de Laray during his whole-day visit here on February 18. The pastoral visit that started at midmorning consisted mainly of community conference, individual dialogue, visit to … Read more

“Kasalang Parokya 2019”: Road to Forevermore

Hinatuan, SURIGAO DEL SUR – Before the Mass started, as I greeted one of the couples whom I interviewed, the groom blurted out audibly in the vernacular: “Sa wakas mapanalanginan na sa Ginoo ang among kaminyoon” (“At last our marriage will be blessed by the Lord”). Thirty-one couples from the three districts of Our Lady … Read more

SPA holds a Seminar on Learner-Centered Pedagogy for the 21st Century Learner

Valencia, NEGROS ORIENTAL- Dr. Joi Gutierez from Saint Louis University (SLU) Baguio City, conducted a Seminar on Learner-Centered Pedagogy for the 21st-century learner at San Pedro Academy’s library on February 14, 2019. Registered participants from St. Augustine Academy, Bayawan City, Negros Oriental; Colegio San Nicolas de Tolentino – Recoletos, Talisay City Negros Occidental; University of … Read more

Secretariat Heads of vocations, youth meet to synchronize common projects

General Curia, ROME – To promote communion and coordination in the implementation of the Order-wide Life and Mission Project (LAMP) on vocations and youth ministry, the Secretariat President of each Province, together with the President of the General Secretariat of the said pastoral works, gathered in Rome on February 12 to 14. Fray Juan Pablo … Read more

“Most Dedicated Teacher Award” of Cambridge University Press goes to a Recoletos educator

CEBU CITY – For the first time, a Filipino educator was recognized as one of the most dedicated teachers in the world by the  Cambridge University Press. Jimrey Buntas Dapin ranked third out of 4,000 nominations from around the world for the said award. He was a former junior high school teacher at the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R). … Read more

Chronicle of Father General’s Visit to Recoletos de Balamban

Balamban, Cebu – Fray Miguel Miró, OAR, Prior General, accompanied by Fray René F. Paglinawan, OAR arrived in Balamban, around 60 kms west of Cebu City, at 8:30 in the morning of February 17, a Sunday, for the visita de renovación. Holy Mass The first schedule of the morning was the Eucharistic celebration at the … Read more

ARCORES Int’l bigwigs visit PH, survey Recoletos solidarity programs

Provincial Curia, QUEZON CITY – To build and strengthen a structure and organization that help institutionalize the co-responsibility and coordination of social actions in the Augustinian Recollect communities, high-ranking representatives of the ARCORES International visited and assessed those areas directly under the Recoletos management and covered by the project portfolio of the said international NGO. … Read more

AR Sisters, SARF- Palawan listen to Father General’s pointers for holiness

Puerto Princesa City, PALAWAN – “Joy, humility, and generosity – those are among the signs of holiness,” said Sr. Emma Navea, AR, current superior of the St. Ezekiel Moreno Spirituality and Development Center (SEMSDC) here in Brgy. San Jose. Sr. Emma was referring to one of the several points raised by the visiting Prior General, … Read more

Father General exhorts Palawan communities: Always start from Christ!

Puerto Princesa City, PALAWAN – For the first leg of his six-week and three-state renewal visit, Fray Miguel Miró, Prior General, headed off to Palawan and visited the four Recollect communities there, including that of the Augustinian Recollect Sisters in the capital. In all of his talks with the religious and lay people, Father General’s … Read more