Visit of Renewal

Prior Provincial’s ‘unique’ visit to Laray community

By Fray Invenzor G. Melgazo OAR / August 24, 2021 /

LARAY, Talisay City, Cebu – Despite the ubiquitous threat of Covid-19, Father Provincial, Fray Dionisio Selma OAR, paid a two-day visit to the Recollect community here on August 2-3, 2021. Just like his visits to other communities, the one here in Laray was also done in the context of the ongoing pandemic and in compliance…

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Prior Provincial’s Renewal Visit in Negros Island capped in Valencia

By Fray Jessriel Marcha, OAR / August 18, 2021 /

Valencia, NEGROS ORIENTAL—The Prior Provincial, Fray Dionisio Selma, OAR, capped his visit of renewal in the Negros Island last July 23 and 24, 2021 at the Recoletos de Valencia community. Accompanied by the Provincial Secretary, Fray Ernil Almayo, OAR, the Provincial said his visit is aimed at “recalling the basic elements of our life” in…

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Prior Provincial tours 3 OAR sites during Recoletos de San Carlos Visit

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / July 29, 2021 /

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Fray Dionisio Selma, OAR, Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno, toured Motril-Recoletos de Calatrava, the site of the future Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos Eco-Park and Monteagudo-Recoletos during his three-day Renewal Visit to the Augustinian Recollect Community in San Carlos City. Fray Selma’s visit began last July 16, when…

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Prior Provincial to RAY de Provincialate: “being a RAY is a way of answering God’s call”

By RAY Correspondent / July 26, 2021 /

QUEZON CITY–The Prior Provincial, Fray Dionisio Selma, OAR conducted a visit on the Recollect Augustinian Youth de Provincialate to know the status of the local community last June 26, 2021 at San Nicolas De Tolentino Parish. The Renewal Visit commenced with a morning prayer led by the Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity (SARF), followed by a…

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Fr. Provincial Visits CSNT-R

By Anna Mae Gajete / July 22, 2021 /

The school community welcomed the Renewal Visit of the Prior Provincial and the Provincial Secretary of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno of the Order of the Augustinian Recollects last July 16, 2021. Rev. Fr. Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR, who is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of CSNT-R, toured the campus and…

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Escalera de La Salud: Paying Homage to Mother Mary, Welcoming the Prior Provincial

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / July 21, 2021 /

“Nuestra Señora de La Salud, itulot mong kami’y malayo sa karamdaman…” The soothing melody and the pleading words of the Hymn to Nuestra Señora de La Salud echoed through the empty campus of Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos last July 16, 2021. The same hymn filled the Thomasian family with gentle anticipation for the blessing and…

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A Renewal Visit of Fr. Prior Provincial

By Fray Arnel F. Diaz / July 15, 2021 /

In line with the canonical mandate to personally visit the whole province during his term of office as Prior Provincial of the Province of Saint Ezekiel Moreno of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, Fray Dionisio Q. Selma visited the San Sebastian College-Recoletos de Manila Community last June 15-17, 2021.  As stipulated in the official communication…

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Visit of Renewal in Cavite: Presence of Renewal and Encounter

By SSC-RdC Correspondent / July 12, 2021 /

CAVITE CITY—Isolation is the greatest negative consequence of the COVID-19 lock down. Families and friends are prohibited to gather and be connected with each other for more than a year now. This is felt most significantly by the Augustinian Recollect communities whose member would regularly gather and bond fraternally. The presence and Renewal Visit of…

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Visit of Renewal: Reaffirming Charity and Unity among Brothers

By Fray Jose Enrico Gallego, OAR / July 6, 2021 /

Mira-Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY—Fray Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR conducts Visit of Renewal to Recoletos Formation Center Community from June 11 – 12, 2021; it is worth asking what the significance of this visit is when RFC is just a few minutes away from the Provincial House? The Prior Provincial answered this question from the point…

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Recoletos de Antipolo welcomes Prior Provincial for Renewal Visit

By Fray Sixto Bitangjol, OAR / June 17, 2021 /

ANITPOLO CITY—The Renewal Visit of the Prior Provincial on June 9 – 10, 2021 started in the Chapel invoking the Holy Spirit for the guidance and enlightenment of the religious in the community and the rest of the members of the community. In the opening message of the Prior Provincial, Fray Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR,…

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