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St. Joseph the Husband of Mary celebrates First Patronal Fiesta

By Mary Cris D. Rentoria | March 27, 2023 |
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CASIAN, Palawan – March 18, 2023 marks St. Joseph the Husband of Mary Mission Station’s first Pastoral Fiesta at Barangay Sandoval, Taytay, Palawan Mission Station. The festivities started with the solemn procession of the image of St Joseph Husband of Mary at 7:00 in the morning followed by the Holy Mass presided by Bishop Edgardo Juanich, DD.  Joining him in the celebration are Rev. Frs. Louie Gabinete, OAR Ricky John Austria, OAR Virgilio Calalang Jr, OAR and Fr Urbano Galanido Jr., OAR. In his homily, Bishop Juanich highlighted “Fausto Lachica” made the statue of St. Joseph in the said church.…


San Nicolas De Tolentino Mission Station Update

Praise and thanks be to God for the gift of Mission! Our San Nicolas de Tolentino Mission Station, which began on August 1, 2022, is led by our Parish Priest and Community Prior, Rev. Fr. Jerome Virtudazo, OAR with Rev. Fr. Enrico S. Nacorda, OAR as companion. There are difficulties and challenges especially at the…

Together. Juntos. The community of Augustinian Recollects in San Carlos City join the four new priests during the Thanksgiving Mass at the STV-R Chapel.

A Homecoming: 4 New OAR Priests Celebrate Canta Misa in STVR

SAN CARLOS CITY, Neg. Occidental-Four newly ordained Augustinian Recollect priests came “home” to Santo Tomas de Villanueva-Recoletos (STVR) to celebrate their Canta Misa or Thanksgiving Mass at the chapel where their formation story officially began.             Last January 22, 2023, Rev. Fr. Ricky John A. Austria, OAR; Rev. Fr. James Erold P. Gatinao, OAR; Rev.…


“Unity that brings closer to God” – Bishop Gaa on OLCP 35TH PATRONAL FIESTA

MIRA-NILA HOMES, Quezon City – Our Lady of Consolation Parish celebrates its 35th Patronal Fiesta and had its Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Renie C. Villalino, OAR installed by Most Rev. Roberto Gaa, DD, last Sunday, September 4, 2022 on the occasion of the Solemnity of Our Lady of Consolation. The Holy Eucharist was celebrated by…


OLCP receives 12 new CARAS members

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY – Our Lady of Consolation Parish commissioned twelve candidates to the Ministry of Altar Servers and the renewal of twenty-five members of the Confraternity of Augustinian Recollect Altar Servers last July 31, 2022. They were as follows: 1. Hans Jacob Aurel2. Jake Badilla3. Elizalde Bautista4. Jeferson Jalique5. John Mark Molina6. John Renz Nobleza7. Russel Joseph Orbe8. Dominic Santayo9. Darwin…


51st Feast day of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel with Papal Nuncio


Cebu’s Mount Carmel Parish declared archdiocesan shrine

Kendrick Ivan B. Panganiban The Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish – Recoletos in the heart of Cebu City was formally declared an archdiocesan shrine on April 29. The elevation to its new status was held during Mass presided over by Archbishop Jose Palma of Cebu. In his homily, he noted that “for all of…


Six OAR priests celebrate 25th Sacerdotal Ordination Anniversary

Six Augustinian Recollect friars renewed their vows today, April 25, at the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish – Recoletos.  They are Fray Corvin R. Maturan, OAR, Fray Julius M. Marcos, OAR, Fray Anthony A. Morillo, OAR, Fray Vicente L. Ramon, OAR, Fray Ferdinand V. Fornillos, OAR, and  Fray Cristopher C. Maspara, OAR. The rite of…


San Vicente Ferrer Quasi Parish Celebrates Fiesta

APO ISLAND, NEGROS ORIENTAL – “Praise God!” exclaimed Fray Jay M. Parilla, OAR, the Parish Priest, during the Concelebrated Fiesta Mass of San Vicente Ferrer Quasi Parish last April 5, 2022. Fray Parilla, OAR, served the island for seven years. He recounted during his gratitude speech how generous the people are and praised God for…


Two Hundred Eighty OLVP Youth Confirmed

The parish of Our Lady of The Visitation, Urbiztondo, Pangasinan, witnessed the reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation of two hundred eighty of its young members last March 17, 2022. The rite, which was held within the Mass at the parish church, commenced at three o’clock in the afternoon. Most Rev. Jesus A. Cabrera, D.D.,…