San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—“God’s love is higher than any flood,” Fray Monday Benjamine Edobor, OAR, said as he led the “Abag Recoleto,” an emergency relief operation of CST-R Community Extension and Development Office (CEDO) for the victims of the flash flood in San Carlos City. Water Rising On January 16, 2021, Saturday, heavy rain…

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QUEZON CITY—A few years after the arrival of the miraculous image of Nuestra Senora de la Salud, a confraternity was established for the devotees of the black virgin of health. The procession of the confraternity members every 3rd Friday of Lent was described by Fray Andres de San Nicolas in 1664 in the General History…

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by Ms. Celina M. Uraca, Vice President, Parish Pastoral Council, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish-Recoletos, Cebu City CEBU CITY—One of the most awaited events in the history of  Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish-Recoletos is its Golden Year anniversary. 50 years of unwavering of dedicated faith, love and service. Just three years ago, sometime…

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New Year’s Greetings to all our brothers in the Province of St. Nicholas, our Secular Augustinian Recollects, Guild members, and the Hispanic Committee, as well as our parishioners at Sacred Heart Church! Pre-Christmas activities. There was a visit by Santa Claus and his elves to Sacred Heart for several hours on the afternoon of December…

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by Sis Edelyn Layumas-Celeste, SAR and Sis Herminia Villanueva, SAR (San Carlos Chapter) The Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity held its very first Virtual National Christmas Party on December 20, 2020 via Zoom, as a pandemic-friendly alternative to a face-to-face social gathering. The event made history for SARF as, for the very first time, the community…

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Antipolo City, Rizal – As the religious of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno of the Order of Augustinian Recollects welcomed the year 2021, the Province also welcomed a new member of the Augustinian Recollect family. Fray Chrislean Rey Pamilaga, OAR, from Rizal, Palawan and a former Diocesan seminarian, made his simple profession of the…

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Dear Brothers and Sisters, On the eve of the beginning of the Christmas festivities, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all the work you have done this year, with the hope that 2021 will be full of new enthusiasm to meet the challenges of the future. I send you the…

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From all the friars of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, we greet everyone with A BLESSED CHRISTMAS AND A GRACE-FILLED NEW YEAR 2021!

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Talisay City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–“My mouth shall be filled with your peace, and I will sing your glory” The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the unprecedented crises that brings with it a lot of problems this 2020. It challenges our health, health services, loss of income, limited mobility and other struggles. It also challenges our faith…

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