Send-off for missionaries to Vietnam, Northern Marianas

By Fray Jose Ernil Almayo, OAR | September 15, 2023 |
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Provincialate, QUEZON CITY – Three Recollect friars were commissioned in a simple send-off rite during a holy mass in celebration of the nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on September 8 here at San Nicolas de Tolentino Parish church. Prior Provincial, Fray Bernard Amparado, officiated the rite “to ask God’s blessing on the new heralds of the Gospel” to be sent to foreign missions in compliance with the Life and Mission Project (LAMP) of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno for this triennium 2022-25. The three missionaries, Frays Allan Jacinto and Helfrid Palmis, will compose the pioneering group to the…


Kamabai holds 1st Parish Youth Camp

KAMABAI, Sierra Leone, West Africa—Localizing the spirit of the XXXI World Youth Day held in Krakow, the Our Lady of Sierra Leone Parish held its First Youth Camp last August 5 to 7, 2016. Fray Vincent Cadeliña, OAR, parish priest of said parish, initiated what was recounted as the first-ever youth day celebration here since…


Father Provincial visits Recollect Africa

PROVINCIAL CURIA—For the first time, Fray Dionisio Selma, OAR, Prior Provincial of the St. Ezekiel Moreno Province, stepped into the African soil to visit the two Recollect communities in Sierra Leone, West Africa, from July 29 to August 2, 2016 and the OAR contemplative nuns in Makueni County, Kenya (East Africa), from August 3-4.


All Smiles for the New Mission!

Augustinian Recollect Priests, Fray Allan Rubett Cabatian, OAR and Fray Leo Neil Bullos, OAR arrived this day  at Saipan to embark the new missionary apostolate of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno. Welcoming them is Fray Edgar Tubio, OAR the Head of the Secretariat for the Missions and Ministerial Apostolate.


St. Ezekiel Moreno province sends off missionaries to Saipan

QUEZON CITY—Fray Manny Bolilia, OAR officiated the concelebrated mass last August 9, 2016 on the occasion of the sending-off of three (3) new missionaries to Saipan. The new missionaries are Frays Allan Rubett Cabatian, Neil Bullos and Felipe Rollon, Jr. {gallery}/media/jw_sigpro/users/0000000882/send off{/gallery}


Father Provincial visits Recoletos de Tambo

AYUNGON, Negros Oriental—The Prior Provincial, Fray Dionisio Selma, paid his first visit to the community of Our Lady of Lourdes Chaplaincy in Brgy. Tambo, Ayungon.

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Panama: glimpse of a mission area


International Eucharistic Congress 2016 Day 8 Report

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES – The 51st International Eucharistic Congress here in Cebu City is now on its eighth and final day. Delegates from all over the world gathered at the South Road Properties for the Closing Mass and the Statio Orbis. His Eminence Charles Maung Cardinal Bo presided the ceremonies. The Archdiocese of Cebu gave…


International Eucharistic Congress 2016 Day 7 Report

The 51st International Eucharistic Congress here in Cebu City is now on its second to the last day. Pilgrims from all-over the world are still filled with fervor and energy to hear the catechism on the Holy Eucharist. Archbishop  Angel Lagdameo, DD, of the Archdiocese of Jaro, opened the day presiding the Morning Praise. Pilgrims…


Prior Provincial leads Recoletos choir at IEC morning prayers

CEBU CITY—Fray Dionisio Selma, Prior Provincial, led the 20-member Recoletos choir in the praying of the morning prayers last Friday, January 29, at the Pavilion for the International Eucharistic Congress 2016. The lauds for day 6 was slated for the Order of Augustinian Recollects. Frays Anthony Morillo and Leo Alaras, since they are assigned in…