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14 Recollect simply professed friars renew their vows

By Bro. Philip Paul Deogracias SAC | June 10, 2024 | Comments Off on 14 Recollect simply professed friars renew their vows
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MIRA NILA HOMES, QUEZON CITY – Thirteen simply professed friars renewed their vows for another year last June 8, 2024 at St. Thomas of Villanova Chapel, Recoletos Formation Center and one friar in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Their renewal was accepted by Rev. Fr. Kenneth Onda, OAR, Vicar Provincial of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno, together with Rev. Fr. Emilio Quilatan, OAR, and Rev. Fr. James Castelo, OAR, as witnesses. Fr. Onda, in his homily, reminded the friars that during the renewal of vows, they were in effect renewing their commitment more deeply to become poor, obedient and…


Jesus: Our Mission, The Giver of Vocation, Our Light

BAGUIO CITY – The activities on the second day of the 13th OAR Formands’ Encounter, January 11, 2023, are centered on Jesus Christ—the True Protagonist of the event. This centralization is the common denominator of the entire activities that happened on the second day. JESUS: OUR MISSION             Rev. Fr. Jessriel Marcha, OAR, currently the…


Formands Encounter: First day (January 10, 2023)

BAGUIO CITY – Formands are reminded as “pilgrims of hope” as the first day of the 13th Formands Encounter unfolds. Fray Lauro Larlar, OAR, CARES Rector, presides the votive mass in honor of St. Ezekiel Moreno, the Patron of the Province. In his homily, he directs the focus of formands to the Crucified Christ so…


Formands Encounter: Arrival (January 9, 2003)

BAGUIO CITY – Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary (CARES) hosts the 13th Formands Encounter on January 9-12, 2023 with the theme: Walking Together: The Augustinian Recollect Spirit of Synodality.  The formands (aspirants, postulants, pre-novices, novices, simply professed friars and deacons) of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, formators, and personnel convene…


OAR Presbyteral Ordination 2022


Four Augustinian Recollect Friars Ordained

QUEZON CITY— Four Augustinian Recollect Friars join the ranks of presbyters last December 3, 2022 at the Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Mira Nila Homes, Quezon City. Most Rev. Joel Z. Baylon, DD Bishop of the Diocese of Legazpi ordained to priesthood Rev. Fr. Cristito Rey P. Tepace, OAR from Laoang, Northern Samar; Rev. Fr.…


Symposium on Formation of the Person and The Study of Philosophy


Newly-Ordained Deacons Told: “You are first of all servants of Christ”

QUEZON CITY- You are first of all servants of Christ This is what Most Rev. Emeritus Teodoro Bacani, DD reminded the two Recollect friars in their diaconal ordination last November 19, 2022 at the Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Mira Nila Homes, Quezon City. “It is important to serve the people. But before serving the…


SeMoNore Inaugurates Reliquarium

ANTIPOLO CITY— St. Ezekiel Moreno Novitiate- Recoletos inaugurates reliquarium (Chapel of the Sacred Relics) last November 12, 2022. Rev. Fr. Joseph Panaligan, OAR, Vice-Prior of the Recoletos de Antipolo Community, led the blessing of the chapel which contains the sacred relics of the different Augustinian saints and blessed, most of which are first class. “We…


Prior Provincial receives 2 Recollect friars in the Solemn Profession

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY – Two Augustinian Recollect friars said their definitive ‘yes’ to God as they Solemnly Professed the Evangelical Counsels last Saturday, October 15, 2022 at Our Lady of Consolation Parish. They were Fray Ivan C. Cuison, OAR and Fray Jhoben M. Rodriguez, OAR, who are now incorporated perpetually as members of…