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-Mira Nila celebrates Silver Anniversary

MIRA-NILA HOMES, Quezon City—The Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity-Mira-Nila Chapter celebrated its 25th founding anniversary last August 25, 2018 with Rev. Fr. Lauro V. Larlar, OAR, prior of Recoletos Formation Center, as main celebrant and homilist of the Eucharistic celebration at Our Lady of Consolation Parish church. Seminarians, guests and some parishioners attended and congratulated the members…

The first communicants in a photo op with SARF members and mass celebrants Fr. Leonardo Paulegue, OAR and Fr. William Cordero, OAR.

SARF Baguio Organizes First Communion

Baguio City — Twenty-three (23) children and young teens living around Casiciaco Recoletos Seminary received their first Holy Communion last May 13, Ascension Sunday, at the seminary chapel. Sr. Dorothy Joy Panelo, chairperson of the Social Apostolate of the Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity (SARF) – Baguio Chapter, said the first communicants, aged 9 to 14,…


Sarf-provincialate’s silver anniversary

The Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity-Provincialate chapter is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The fraternity started in early 1990s through the encouragement of Fr. German Chicote, OAR and the perseverance of Fr. Leonardo Pauligue, OAR. The chapter’s ten jubilarians: Bro. Abelardo A. Almeida, Sis. Flora A. Atienza, Sis. Hermenegilda Axalan, Sis. Amelia A. Casino +,…


13th SARF National Biennial Convention

The Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity (SARF) Philis. held its 13th Biennial National Convention recently (May 12-14, 2017) at the Bulwagan Recoleto, Miranila Subd., Quezon City. Two hundred eleven (211) delegates and accompanying persons from 10 chapters in Luzon and 6 chapters from the Visayas  attended the event. Out-of-towners were billeted at the San Nicolas de…


SARF – UNOR new set of officers

Dr. Camenda Leonoras leads the new set of 2016 officers of the Secular Augustinian Recollect Fraternity – UNO-R chapter.  The other officers are:  Christopher Taclobos – Vice President;  Rodelio Gasparillo – 1st Councilor; Lino Sumbillo, Jr. – 2nd Councilor;  Arabella Ananoria – 3rd Councilor;  Diana Concepcion – Secretary;  Jesusa Escalona – Treasurer;  and Mary Jane…