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29-03-2017 M√©xico Vocaciones
The President of the General Secretariat for Vocations and Youth, with its two sections dedicated respectively to vocations work and to the Augustinian Recollect Youth, held a meeting with those responsible for these activities in the United States, Mexico and Costa Rica. The meeting took place in the House of the Recollection in Cuernavaca, in the state of Morelos, Mexico, from the 20th to the 24th March.
28-01-2017 Estados Unidos
Members of the communities in Suffern (NY) and West Orange (NJ), belonging to the Province of Saint Augustine of the Order of the Augustinian Recollects, begun the new year in communion to the Secular Augustinian Recollects as a fraternal family.
17-01-2017 Estados Unidos
Hosted by the Hope Border Institute, the diocese of El Paso (Texas, United States), has taken part in an inter-religious prayer meeting to support migrants and refugees, following the campaign of threats, uncertainties, and fear during the recent presidential elections, and the arrival of a new United States federal administration.
In his first protocol of 2017, the Prior General of the Order has appointed the commissions responsible for the merger of the Recollect provinces and he has asked the religious to be ‚Äútrue creators of communion, with everything that implies concerning openness to the Spirit, and availability for community life and for evangelization‚ÄĚ.
22-11-2016 Estados Unidos
On the 19th November, a thanksgiving was celebrated in Sacramento, California, USA, on the occasion of Bishop Alfonso Gallegos, Augustinian Recollect, being declared ‚ÄúVenerable‚ÄĚ in a decree signed by Pope Francis on the 8th July 2016.
During the month of October, the Recollect communities in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo have had their missionary awareness raised by Joseph Shonibare, a missionary religious from the community of Pauin√≠, in the Prelature of L√°brea (Amazonas, Brazil). This missionary visit during the month of the missions has now become a regular fixture.
The priors provincial Sergio Sanchez - of the province of St Nicholas of Tolentino - and Michael Rafferty - of the Province of St Augustine - have issued a joint communique concerning the union of the provinces. At the same time Francisco Javier Monroy, religious of St Nicholas of Tolentino, was appointed a member of the General Council.
In an unprecedented institutional statement by video the Prior General of the Augustinian Recollects, accompanied by the at present eight Provincials within the confines of the 55th General Chapter, wished to make known at 10.p.m. on the 24th of October 2016 the new configuration that the Order will have.
Given in the Clementine Hall on Thursday, 20th October. The complete text, an audio of the Pope‚Äôs intervention, and videos of the reception.
16-10-2016 Gran Breta√Īa
For thirty-one years the Augustinian Recollects have served God‚Äôs people in this parish, near to Wembley Stadium in North-East London. It is a zone of great ethnic variety with dozens of cultures and every type of social situation.
Joseph Shonibare (Lewisham, London, 1971) is an Augustinian Recollet, British of Nigerian origins, who had the opportunity in his pastoral life of evangelizing in Sierra Leona (2007-2014) and Brazil (from 2015 to nowadays). We have asked him to approach us to these experiences, and so he tells us in first person.
13-07-2016 Gran Breta√Īa
On Saturday 9th July, Douglas Beard, 36, and from Enfield in North London, was ordained to the priesthood by Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark in the Augustinian Recollect parish church of St Anne`s, Vauxhall, close to the river Thames in the British capital. It was the first Recollect ordination in England since that of Hugh Corrigan and Joseph Shonibare in 1997. Both Hugh and Joseph were present to lay their hands on Douglas.
27-06-2016 Estados Unidos
On 12th June this year, the parish community organised a farewell for the Augustinian Recollect religious community which has been working in the parish of St Anselm`s, in the New York borough of the Bronx.
21-06-2016 Gran Breta√Īa
On the 3rd of June an Augustinian Recollect celebrated Mass for the last time in the Catholic parish of Ivybridge (Devon, England), and officially handed over the parish to the Bishop of Plymouth Mark O‚Äô Toole. In this way the Recollect community, which they had come to in 1932, was officially closed. The original plan was to prepare a refuge in case there was a war in Spain, which later on was what happened.
29-05-2016 Gran Breta√Īa
On Sunday the 22nd of May the Augustinian Recollect community in Honiton (Devon, England) made a show of celebrating their patron saint. Together with the celebration for the Solemnity for the Holy Trinity the community wished to share this day dedicated to her with the local Church and visitors.
Another year has gone by, and the parish of Our Lady of Nazareth in Labrea (Amazonas, Brazil) remembered with affection and veneration the Augustinian Recollect missionary sister whose witness of her life and death left an indelible impression in the defence of the rights of people living in Amazonas.
14-05-2016 Costa Rica
The foundation will be undertaken by the Sacred Heart of Jesus Convent from Tecamachalco (State of Mexico, Mexico) whose community has sent ten Mexican religious¬ī to this new foundation. This will involve the growth of the Augustinian Recollect contemplative life in a new country, Costa Rica, the seventh country with the presence of the female Augustinian Recollect monastic life along with Spain, Mexico, the Philippines, the United States, Kenya and Brazil.
05-05-2016 Otros Pa√≠ses
Five years on from her first visit, Mother Rosa Maria Mora, the Federal Mother of the Federation of contemplative Augustinian Recollects of Mexico, which has a presence in Mexico, the United States, Brazil, and Kenya, has returned to the monastery of Lodwar (Kenya) to spend five months with the sisters who live there. Here she narrates her experience in the form of a diary.
For those who live in this social-educational centre, run by the Augustinian recollects in Fortaleza for young girls and teenagers who have suffered sexual abuse, cultural and artistic activities are a part of their normal activities. They took advantage therefore of the opening of the maritime school to the public, in order to make a visit to Port of Mucuripe in the municipal capital of Ceara.
The Integrated Development Centre for Support and Recovery (CARDI, from its initials in Spanish), a social-health project of the Augustinian Recollects in Mexico City, has had a week of celebrations for its tenth anniversary, ending with an Augustinian concert and a thanksgiving Mass, with many volunteers, friends, and beneficiaries taking part.
The Holy Father Pope Francis has named as Bishop of the Prelature of Labrea (the Amazon, Brazil) the Augustinian recollect Santiago S√°nchez Sebasti√°n, who at the moment was carrying out the responsibilities of Parish Priest of Saint Rita‚Äôs in Manaous, Prior of the local community in Manaus and that of Delegate for the Augustinian recollect province of St. Nicholas of Tolentine in Brazil.
Almost a hundred Augustinian Recollects, religious and secular, descended on Marcilla to celebrate the anniversary with a Congress and various cultural activities from the 28th to the 30th of March 2016.
The year 2015 is described in the report as the year of the Common Home, and stresses the various projects in which human ecology, like the care of the environment for the well-being of people in a sustainable way, has been key.
Sergio Sanchez, as prior provincial of the Province of St Nicholas of Tolentino, and on behalf of all the religious and of this web page AgustinosRecoletos.org , sends his message of greetings on the most important day for our faith.