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

By Rachel Mae De Gracia | January 27, 2023 |
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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. Fr. Cristito Rey P. Tepace, OAR; and Rev. Fr. Julius James T. Tinapao, OAR celebrated the mass with the community of Augustinian Recollects in San Carlos City. The four were ordained to the Priesthood last December 3, 2022 by Most Rev. Joel Z. Baylon, DD,…


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Mass of the Year of Consecrated Life & Unveiling of the Icon

MANILA – It is both a colorful and a meaningful day for members of religious congregation and institutes as they celebrate the World Day for Consecrated Life in a celebration held at San Agustin Church, February 2, 2015. This annual event was made more special since 2015 was declared by Pope Francis as the Year…


Fray Tagoy Paints 2015 Year of Consecrated Life Icon

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Parishioners Gather to Dagyaw

TAMBO, Ayungon, NegOr—On October 26, 2015, the parishioners of Our Lady of Lourdes Chaplaincy gathered together to have the dagyaw to finish the extension phase of the parish house.  Dagyaw is the term when people come together for a good cause on a voluntary basis.  The recent dagyaw lasted for 7 hours to complete the…