News Bits

CARAS members undergo formation program

By Fray Jhoben Rodriguez, OAR / March 2, 2019 /

Mira-Nila, QUEZON CITY – The Confraternity of Augustinian Recollect Altar Servers (CARAS) of the Our Lady of Consolation Parish attended a spiritual recollection spearheaded by Fray Jhoben M. Rodriguez, OAR, last February 24-25, 2019 at Recoletos Formation Center. Members of CARAS de Mira-Nila receiving spiritual and formative input from Fray Jhoben Rodriguez, OAR The activity…

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Original image of La Salud graces Intramuros GMP 2018

By Fray Robin Ross Plata, OAR / December 3, 2018 /

Intramuros, MANILA—The Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno joined, for three consecutive years, the Intramuros Grand Marian Procession. And no other than the original 384 year-old image of Nuestra Señora de la Salud was brought by the Augustinian Recollect friars last December 2, 2018 in the streets of Intramuros. In 2016, the image of La Salud was…

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2nd Fiesta de la Salud celebrated

By Fray Robin Ross Plata, OAR / November 18, 2018 /

Provincial Curia, QUEZON CITY—A year ago, the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno revived the devotion to Nuestra Señora de la Salud that was almost forgotten for more than 70 years. After a year of public veneration to the Black Virgin of Health, the devotion has brought many miracles of child bearing and cure of physical,…

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Parilympics 2018 ends: Team Agustinos Recoletos brings home champ’s trophy

By Fray Robin Ross Plata, OAR / November 14, 2018 /

MAKATI CITY—This year’s Parilympics came to an end with the awarding ceremony held at Bahay Pari, San Carlos Seminary Complex, Makati City. Team Agustinos Recoletos, together with other dioceses in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Rizal, and Cavite, joined in the celebration of sportsmanship and camaraderie. Most Rev. Teodoro Bacani, DD, Bishop-Emeritus of Novaliches, presided the celebration…

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86-62: Team Agustinos Recoletos wins in Parilympics 2018

By Fray Paul Demillones, OAR / November 5, 2018 /

MAKATI CITY—The clergy of the Archdiocese of Manila and the religious of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno, Order of Augustinian Recollects played the championship game for basketball in the Parilympics 2018 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Minor Seminary, Guadalupe Viejo, Makati City. With the score of 86- 62, Team Agustinos Recoletos grabbed the trophy…

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St. Padre Pio’s heart is in the Philippines

By Fray Robin Ross Plata, OAR / October 8, 2018 /

MANILA—The heart of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, also known as Padre Pio, arrived on the Philippine soil last October 5, 2018. Pilgrims and devotees from different parts of the country flocked at the National Shrine of St. Padre Pio in Sto. Tomas, Batangas to have a glimpse and whisper their prayers on the uncorrupted heart…

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Archbp. Soc: Consolation without sorrow is ‘cheap grace’

By Bro. Ioannes Arong / September 6, 2018 /

Urbiztondo, PANGASINAN – Sorrow and consolation can’t be separated as they are two sides of the same coin. This was the content of the homily delivered by Archbishop Socrates Villegas during the mass he officiated at the Augustinian Recollect parish of Our Lady of the Visitation in Pasibi East in Urbiztondo, Pangasinan last Sept. 4,…

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1st Recoletos Day in Pangasinan held

By Bro. Ioannes Arong / September 6, 2018 /

Urbiztondo, PANGASINAN – Two years after inviting the Augustinian Recollects to do mission work again in Pangasinan, Archbishop Socrates Villegas graced the first ever Recoletos Day in his archdiocese last Sept. 4, 2018. The archbishop of Lingayen-Dagupan presided over the pontifical mass and blessed the newly readjusted rectory of the Augustinian Recollect parish of Our…

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Lingayen-Dagupan celebrates Canonical Coronation of Mary, Help of Christians

By Fray Robin Ross Plata, OAR / August 24, 2018 /

DAGUPAN, Pangasinan—Amidst flood and downpour in large part of Luzon, another Marian image in the Philippines was canonically crowned. As the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan celebrated its 90th founding anniversary last August 22, 2018, the image of Mary, Help of Christians, was crowned in the presence of a good number of archbishops and bishops, priests, religious,…

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Veritas @ 47

By Frei Bo / February 6, 2018 /

MANILA—On its 47th year of service, Radio Veritas 846 held a thanksgiving program honoring all the “Kapanalig” supporters (business, corporate, and institutional partners) on February 18, 2016 at 5 PM at the Arzobispado de Manila in Intramuros. 

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