Augustinian Recollect Sisters

“The Augustinian Recollect family does not resist the Spirit”

By Agustinos Recoletos | June 7, 2022 | Comments Off on “The Augustinian Recollect family does not resist the Spirit”
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Prior General Miguel Angel Hernandez held his first meeting with the Augustinian Recollects Sisters in Manila and encouraged them not to resist the Holy Spirit. On the eve of the Solemnity of Pentecost, the Prior General, Miguel Ángel Hernández, was for the first time with the Augustinian Recollects Sisters. Taking advantage of his visit to the Philippines, he held a fraternal meeting with the sisters of the congregation at Santa Rita College in Manila. In a talk of about half an hour, the Prior General encouraged the sisters to let the Holy Spirit, whose coming is celebrated at Pentecost, act…


Father General visits AR Sisters-Motherhouse: Sharing centers on Spiritual Renewal and Beatification of the Foundresses

MANILA — On March 3, 2019, Fr. Miguel Miró together with Fr. Raul Buhay, OAR, and Fr. Antonio Carrón, OAR was welcomed at the Generalate’s office with Mo. Lucena L. Antipala, A.R. and the sisters of the Motherhouse together with the community of AR-Sisters in Quezon City. They were expected at around 6:00 P.M. but…


Better than Yesterday: A Lesson from Bishop Dinualdo

MANILA—The AR Sisters have been the recipients of the good shepherding of His Excellency Most Rev. Dinualdo Gutierrez, D.D. the Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Marbel. He was the monthly Recollection Facilitator of the AR Sisters of Notre Dame of Banga and Notre Dame of Lamba South Cotabato since 1981 until December 2018. During…

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Sr. Manuela Malasaga Mandia, AR rests in God’s eternal embrace

Sr. Manuela Malasaga Mandia, A.R. died in the evening of February 18, 2019 at 7:40. Let us pray for the eternal repose of her soul. Sr. Manny was born on October 4, 1932 and made her first profession of vows on May 1957. She was the daughter of Nicasia Malasaga and Juan Mandia from Abuyog, Leyte. This article was originally published at authored by Sr. Maria Aurora M.…

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Procession of the Canonically Crowned Image of Nuestra Señora del Carmen de San Sebastian: Anamnesis of Fervent Devotion

MANILA – Devotees of the Nuestra Señora del Carmen flocked to San Sebastian Basilica for the mass and solemn procession on the eve of January 29, 2019. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass started at 6:00 p.m. ministered by Reverend Father Rommel Rubia, OAR. In his homily, Fr. Rubia first explained the reason as to…


Obituary: Sr. Ma. Fortunata Gayumale Gaspillo, A.R.

Let us pray for the eternal repose of the soul of Sr. Ma. Fortunata Gayumale Gaspillo, A.R. who died at 7:55 A.M. today. Sr. Ma. Fortunata was born on June 28, 1936, and has spent 57 years in Religious Life. She was the daughter of Pedro T. Gaspillo and Fortunata V. Gayumale. Her younger sister, Mo.…


ARSC National Advisory Board holds First Meeting for Academic Years 2018-2024

Manila–The Augustinian Recollect Students Crusaders National Advisory Board met at Saint Rita College, Manila on January 5-6, 2019. Sr. Ingrid C. Gueriña, A.R., the new ARSC National Directress, called for a meeting with a vision that the Life and Mission Project (LAMP) 2018-2024, as a result of the recent 15th Ordinary General Chapter, will be…


Holy Innocents’ visit brightens AR Sisters’ day at Motherhouse

MANILA—The beloved orphans had their annual visitation to the AR motherhouse on December 28, 2018 as the Church commemorates the feast of the Holy Innocents. The orphans were being accompanied by the sisters and caregivers coming from Saint Rita Orphanage community. They arrived at around 9:00 in the morning and they were being welcomed joyfully…


Recoletos and Recoletas celebrate together Christ’s birthday

MANILA—As the whole Christian world celebrated the birthday of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Augustinian Recollect religious, priests, sisters, and formands were gathered at St. Rita College, Manila for the annual OAR-AR Christmas Gathering. The Congregation of the Augustinian Recollect Sisters, headed by their Superior General, Mo. Lucena Antipala, AR, hosted this yearly assembly of…


Death of Sr. Lourdes Sanchez Tablizo, A.R.

We regret to inform you of the demise of Sr. Lourdes Sanchez Tablizo, A.R. She died at 11:30 a.m. today. Sr. Lourdes was born on March 1, 1926 and spent 71 years in religous life. May she rest in peace. Amen