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Sierra Leone is still present at the Saint Augustine school in Valladolid

By Agustinos Recoletos | October 25, 2022 |
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On the occasion of World Mission Day 2022, the Saint Augustine school in Valladolid, directed by the Augustinian Recollects, has worked the missionary spirit and sensitized with the reality of the Sierra Leonean people. For several years, missions in Sierra Leone were assisted with containers loaded with food, material and hope. This aid materialized thanks, among others, to Carlos de la Fuente who, this very week, received the recognition of businessmen from Valladolid for their collaboration with the most underprivileged. SIERRA LEONE IN THE CLASSROOM The Pastoral Department of Saint Augustine School of Valladolid, among its many campaigns, collaborated in…

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GENERAL CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS: October 21-24, 2016

October 21 – Profiling of proposals prior to their approval As has been customary, the day commenced with the Liturgy of the Hours and the Eucharistic celebration. Fray José David Niño Gómez presided the mass which was offered for the special intention of the Recollect Augustinian Youth and in grateful memory of St. Laura Montoya,…

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GENERAL CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS: October 16-20, 2016

October 16 The Capitulars took a refreshing trip to Gennazzano, a town in the Province of Rome that lies at 1,230 feet above sea level. They visited a famous church and entrusted the 55th General Chapter to the loving care of the Madonna del Buon Consiglio (Our Lady of Good Counsel). They also had the opportunity…

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The Pope to the Augustinian Recollects: be men of hope

This morning in the Clementine Hall the Holy Father received the sixty members of the 55th General Chapter of the Order of Augustinian Recollects, the theme of which is a prayer of St. Augustine: “All my hope lies in Your great mercy. Command what You will and give what You command”. This invocation, affirmed Francis,…

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Pope Francis receives an artwork on the refugee crisis

Pope Francis personally received the framed artwork “Embracing Mercy” from a Filipino liturgical artist at the Sala Clementina, Vatican City, Rome after the special papal audience granted to the Augustinian Recollects who are participating in the 55th General Chapter last October 20, 2016.

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GENERAL CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS: October 13-15, 2016

October 13 Day 11 of the Chapter. The Capitulars prayed the Liturgy of the Hours. The holy mass, presided by Fray José Mª Aguerri, the Prior Provincial of the Province of the Our Lady of Consolation, was offered for the deceased benefactors of the Order. As the information phase of the Chapter concluded, COMMISSION PHASE…

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GENERAL CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS: October 10-12, 2016

October 10 His Eminence José Luis Lacunza, an Augustinian Recollect cardinal, presided the Holy Eucharist of the 55th General Chapter on the feast day of St. Thomas of Villanova. In his homily he made mention of this archbishop of Valencia (Spain), the great reformer of his epoch, as a model of following Christ, always dynamic…

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General Chapter highlights: October 5-8, 2016

  October 5 The day opened with the praying of the Liturgy of the Hours. The celebration of the Eucharist that followed was presided by Fray Sergio Sánchez, Prior Provincial of the St. Nicholas of Tolentine Province. His homily touched on the necessity to renew our way of praying. At the Chapter hall, the first…

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General Chapter highlights: October 2-4, 2016

October 2: ARRIVAL AT THE VENUE All the 40 participants to the LV General Chapter were reportedly present on this day at the venue: Casa Nostra Signora Madre della Misericordia at the Via di Monte Cucco in Rome. The delegates from the Philippines arrived earlier in Rome, in pairs (Frays Selma and Buhay on September…

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General Chapter behind the scenes photos