SOUTHERN TAIWAN FILIPINO MISSIONARIES GATHERING

KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN. Filipino Missionaries in Southern Taiwan gathered in Kaohsiung City for a two-days rest and recreation on January 10 and 11, 2022. In the past, the Filipino Missionaries in the North, South and Central part of Taiwan took turn in hosting the annual Filipino Missionaries in Taiwan (FMT) gathering. For the past two years,…

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2021 Christmas Message from the Prior General

As we celebrate Christmas,let us walk together and look up at the sky,let us follow the star of hope at night,let us discover ways of humility,roads that lead to the heart. Let us listen to the voice of those who want to live,let us listen to all those who ask for bread and love,let us…

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Solidarity in the midst of a stronger storm

It is not the usual Christmastime morning in the Philippines. Typhoon Rai, a super typhoon devastated the southern part of the country. Thousands of people have fled their homes and are now in evacuation centers. Churches and schools have opened their doors for evacuees. Churches are not only built for rituals, it is also meant…

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“The Church rejoices and celebrates”- Bishop Bacani says on Fray Bitancor’s Presbyteral Ordination

Mira Nila, QUEZON CITY—An Augustinian Recollect deacon was ordained to the Sacred Order of Presbyterate on Saturday, December 4, 2021, a day before the 433rd founding anniversary of the Augustinian Recollection, at Our Lady of Consolation Parish. Most Rev. Teodoro C. Bacani, Jr., DD, Bishop-Emeritus of Novaliches, officiated the Presbyteral Ordination, together with Fray Ian…

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USJ-R breaks ground for its new campus along Colon Street

CEBU CITY–A new campus of the University of San Jose-Recoletos will soon rise along Colon Street, Cebu City. It will be called the USJ-R Quadricentennial Campus. Within the said property, a 17-storey building will be constructed and be called Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Building. Hence, the  groundbreaking took place last December 8, which is the…

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“Be not afraid, the Lord is with us”: Fray Miró, OAR

Note: This article was translated from the original Spanish article posted in the official website of the Order of Augustinian Recollects (www.agustinosrecoletos.com) The Prior General presided over the opening Eucharist for the 400th anniversary of the first General Chapter, highlighting the “new horizons of life and hope” that will open up in this year of…

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Pinunong Recoletos Wave 2 virtually gathers Recollect Student-Leaders

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Five years after its first edition, the Pinunong Recoletos Leadership Camp is back! The second edition of the leadership training centered on inculcating Augustinian Values among student-leaders happened via Zoom Meeting last November 26 and 27, 2021 with 66 participants from six Recollect education centers in the Visayas. Fray Rommel L.…

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