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April 2014

I ask you: From whom is he distant he who is everywhere? Of whom do you think except of those who lie so disfigured, destroying in themselves the image of God? Made so unlike God, they withdrew from him; reformed, let them return. And how can he say, we shall be reformed? When we return to our…...

The Church’s liturgy invites us to live Lent as a journey: a journey to Easter; a road of conversion which, in the light of the Word, brings us back to ourselves and opens our hearts to God and others. This year my own Lenten journey has taken me, as far as the geography, from one […]

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Parroquia de Jesús

The Church entrusted the Andean mission of Chota to the Augustinian Recollects half a century ago. There they have left their lives and there they continue. Their presence in the Andes in the north of Peru is now being increased, with the sending of a community of three religious. The friars have established themselves in the neighbouring diocese…


The Augustinian Recollect missionary had worked in China for 28 years before his expulsion in 1952. He died in1989 in Marcilla, Navarra, at the age of 89. In January 2000 the cause of his beatification was opened, and on the 29th March this year his remains were translated to the feet of Our Lady of Consolation in the church of the town’s…


The Holy Father has appointed the Augustinian Recollect Bishop of Tarazona (Zaragoza, Spain), Eusebio Hernandez Sola, as a new member of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (CICLSAL). Bishop Hernandez spent 36 years working in its offices within the Vatican. Pope Francis, when a cardinal from Buenos…


They are almost a hundred women who have organized more than 125 flea markets to raise funds. During the past two decades, the volunteer members of Hope have raised 1,200,000 euros, which have served to improve the lives of some of the neediest people in the Augustinian Recollect missions.


El 24 de enero, en el marco de la 103 Asamblea Plenaria del Episcopado Peruano, los Obispos del Perú eligían al agustino recoleto Fortunato Pablo Urcey, Obispo Prelado de Chota, como nuevo Secretario General de la Conferencia Episcopal Peruana, para el período 2014 – 2017. Ha reemplazado en el cargo al capuchino italiano…


En the La Pastora and El Polvorín sections of Caracas, the capital of Venezuela, the Augustinian Recollects manage a "Saint Jude Thaddæus Social Center," where they attend to the basic needs of the poor with a soup kitchen, a clothing distribution center, a medical dispensary, and a small school for the most disadvantaged people of…


We are at a school in Alangalang on the Island of Leyte, just a few miles from what was Tacloban, the capital. Our Prior General, Father Miguel Miró, would not have had any reason to be here. The Augustinian Recollect friars do not have, nor have they ever had, a community in Leyte. We could say that they have been "displaced" here because…


The Institute of Spirituality and History, whose vocation it is to illumine our understanding, deepen our knowledge and bring it up to date, study our proper charism with new efforts and new light, has just presented an ambitious Plan of Permanent Formation for the years 2014-2016 within the framework of the Order's current process of…


The convent of Nuestra Señora de la Expectation (Our Lady Expecting) in Palencia, which belongs to the Augustinian Recollect Nuns, is up to date. A book edited by Antonio Cabeza Rodríguez, pofessor of Modern History at the University of Valladolid, as well as offering a spiritual profile of the convent's foundress, relates the…


Venezuela is going through convulsive and critical times as a consequence of the wave of protests against the government of the socialist Nicholas Maduro. The Augustinian Recollects, who look after several ministries in the country, live with worry as the events continue unfolding. Rafael Nieto, vicar at Sacred Heart of Jesus parish in…

30 March  2014 Fourth Sunday of Lent (A) Jn. 9: 1-41: Homily of Saint Augustine (Sermon 136, 1) «We have heard the usual reading of the Holy Gospel; but it will be good to recall it and to call it to mind from a prolonged forgetfulness.  Moreover,…
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Is 52, 13—53, 12: He himself was wounded for our sins (Fourth oracle of the Servant of the Lord).

Ps 31: Father, into your hands I commend my spirit.

Heb 4, 14-16; 5, 7-9: Jesus learned obedience and became the source of salvation for all who obey him.

Jn 18, 1—19, 42: The Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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De camino a la Corte y la fundación de las Agustinas Recoletas en Palencia

 El convento palentino de Nuestra Señora de la Expectación, regentado por las…

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Peregrinando hacia el Amor

Sor Alicia nos invita a reflexionar y orar sobre nuestra condición de peregrinos hacia Dios.…

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