Fray Samson S. Silloriquez, OAR celebrates 40th Sacerdotal Anniversary

By Mary Ann Cayabyab / July 22, 2021 /

Urbiztondo, PANGASINAN–Our Lady of the Visitation Parish Community Prior and Parish Priest, Fray Samson Silloriquez, celebrated his 40th Presbyteral Anniversary on the 17th day of July, 2021. His family, friends, priests from different Religious Orders and Dioceses, Religious Sisters from various congregations, and members of the Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity and Recollect Augustinian Youth attended…

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Fray Cabarles’ 50th Presbyteral Anniversary: A Marian and Communitarian Celebration

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / July 9, 2021 /

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Fifty years have passed since a man of the Recollects became an ordained priest. Since 1971, he has been in mission in the Philippine Recollect schools and communities. Fray Rafael E. Cabarles, OAR, the octogenarian Recollect, who is among the oldest religious in the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno today, achieved…

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UNO-R celebrates Silver Anniversary of Simple Profession of Fray Besana and Fray Alipin

By UNO-R Correspondent / May 4, 2021 /

Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–Fray Don H. Besana, OAR, UNO-R President, and Fray Jose Alden B. Alipin, OAR, UNO-R Vice President for Academics, celebrated the Silver Anniversary of their Simple Profession of Vows to the Religious Life as members of the Order of Augustinian Recollects. A Thanksgiving Mass was held at the Oratory of St. Nicholas…

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Uniagustiniana to confer Honoris Causa on Fray Jaranilla

By Fray Jose Ernil Almayo, OAR / March 5, 2021 /

Bogotá, COLOMBIA – The Universitaria Agustiniana (Agustiniana University) will bestow the rare distinction of “Honoris Causa en Cine y Televisión” – or honorary degree in Film and Television – on Fray Reynaldo Jaranilla, OAR in a simple ceremony within the holy mass on March 8, 2021 (March 9 in the Philippines). Just as every honorary…

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Fray Walthrode Conde is 60 years in the Order

By Carlos Legaspi, Jr., PhD / July 9, 2020 /

Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–Fray Walthrode Conde, OAR turns 60 as a Religious of the Order of Augustinian Recollects (OAR) on July 9, 2020.  He is from Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte.  Today, he holds the title as the eldest among the members of the OAR Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno. He finished his Elementary education at…

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Fr. Rector feels humbled, somber as he turns 58

By Bro. Ioannes Arong / February 6, 2020 /

Baguio City — Last February 4, 2020 was a red-letter day for Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary in this city as the Rector celebrates his 58th birthday. But before the festivity for the annual Rector’s Day even started, however, the celebrant gave a somber reflection of what it means to grow in age and wisdom in this…

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Fray Jesús María López Mauleón, OAR, named as bishop in Brazil

By Agustinos Recoletos / November 7, 2019 /

This article was translated from the original Spanish text posted in the official website of the Order ( BRAZIL–Another Augustinian Recollect was named by Pope Francis as Bishop of the Prelature of Alto Xingu-Tucumã, in the Amazon. A missionary in Brazil from 1999 to the present, Fray Jesús María López Mauleón, OAR, will shepherd the People…

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Pope Francis names new Augustinian Recollect bishop

By Agustinos Recoletos / November 6, 2019 /

This article was translated from the original Spanish text posted in the official website of the Order ( ARGENTINA–An Argentine Augustinian Recollect, Fray Darío Rubén Quintana, OAR, is appointed by Pope Francis as Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Mar del Plata (Argentina). From 2012 to 2018 he was Vicar Provincial in Argentina. He has also…

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Prior Provincial’s 60th Birthday

By Agustinos Recoletos / October 26, 2019 /

Provincial Curia, QUEZON CITY–Today, October 26, 2019, the Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno, Fray Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR, is celebrating his 60th natal day. We pray for the intention of our Prior Provincial and also include him in our prayers. Happy birthday Fray Diony!

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Fr. Greg at 73: “It is God’s gift to be old!”

By Bro. Ioannes Arong / September 5, 2019 /

BAGUIO CITY–Seminarian-favorite Fr. Federico Gregorio, OAR celebrates his 73rd birthday last September 2, 2019 and imparted nuggets of wisdom about gracefully growing old to the congregation during the 6:15 AM mass. Fr. Gregorio — fondly called Fr. Greg by seminarians — is the seminary’s director of Human Formation Program, the one seminarians talked to about…

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