Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity

SARF de Filipinas joins 11 Countries in the 1st International Encounter in Rio de Janeiro

By Agustinos Recoletos | November 22, 2023 | Comments Off on SARF de Filipinas joins 11 Countries in the 1st International Encounter in Rio de Janeiro
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – With one soul and one heart, members of the Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity de Filipinas joined 11 countries in the very first International Encounter that was held in Rio de Janeiro last 13-16 November 2023 in Sitio Santo Agostinho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The group was composed of 8 fraternity members, led by the National President, Bro. Edwin Ruiz, SAR, and 4 friars namely Fray Dennis Castillo (National Spiritual Director), Fray Joseph Granada (San Sebastian Parish Manila Community), Fray Leopoldo Estioko (Mount Carmel Parish Community), and Fray Amadeu Lucero (University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos…


SARF-UNO-R sponsors Zumba for a cause

BACOLOD CITY – The Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity – UNO-R Chapter sponsored a Zumba for a Cause, February 11, 2019 at the University Gymnasium. It was an activity that ushered the opening of the Sportsfest 2019. Recognizing the invaluable contribution of the youth in vocation promotion/faith formation, SARF-UNO-R Chapter encouraged the National Service Training Program…


SARF-Philippines 2018 Report

The Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity (SARF), an organization within the Church and the Order of Augustinian Recollects that is composed of lay faithful who made their Promise and follow the Rule of our father St. Augustine and the Particular Statutes of the SARF. The Life and Mission Projects of the Order of Augustinian Recollect for…


SARF-Visayas holds annual reunion in Cebu

CEBU CITY – The six Chapters of the Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity in the Visayas gathered as one family last October 27-28, 2018 at the Talavera House of Prayer-Recoletos, Cebu City, for the 17th SARF Visayas Regional Annual Reunion. The theme of the gathering was “Rekindling the SARF Spirit of Servant Leadership” and was hosted…


11th National Convention of SARF-Brazil touches on St. Augustine’s view on lay people

Sao Paolo, BRAZIL – The Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity of Brazil celebrated its 11th National Convention with St. Augustine’s vision on the laity as the main theme for reflection from November 15 to 18. It was the first ever Convention right after the completion of the process of the Order’s restructuring. Fraternity implies a daily…

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SARF SSC-R de Cavite Chapter celebrates Golden Years

CAVITE CITY—For fifty years, the community of Recoletos de Cavite has become a home for the members of the Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity. On October 6, 2018, SARF de Cavite celebrated their Golden Anniversary with the theme: SARF de Cavite at 50: Continuous Commitment to Live Holy Lives through the OAR Way of Life.” The…


SARF Life and Mission Project discussed, revised, and approved

QUEZON CITY—The Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity in the Philippines made history during the last weekend (28 to 30) of September 2018. Close to three weeks before the fraternity celebrates the feast day of its patron saint, St. Magdalene of Nagasaki, the Filipino Third Order of the Augustinian Recollects approved its revised SARF Particular Statutes and…


Invitation: SARF-Cavite 50th Founding Anniversary (1968-2018)

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SARF-Antipolo and CEU team-up for Medical Outreach Mission

Antipolo City, RIZAL—Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity- Antipolo Chapter (SARF) along with Medical Courses students and staff of Centro Escolar University- Manila (CEU) hosted a Medical Mission in St. Ezekiel Moreno Novitiate- Recoletos (SeMoNoRe) on the 2nd day of September 2018. The Medical Outreach Mission held was part of the apostolate of SARF and practicum of…


SARF Talisay Chapter celebrates silver anniversary

Talisay City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL – The Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity in Talisay City, Negros Occidental celebrated its 25th founding anniversary last September 1, 2018, first day of the novena to San Nicolas de Tolentino, patron of the parish and of the city. The whole-day affair was divided into three parts: the holy mass followed by…