PROVINCIAL CURIA—A signing of Memorandum of Agreement between the Recoletos and the Sisters of Mary of Banneux took place here at 2:30 in the afternoon on July 25, 2015. The pact expressed the former’s renewal of commitment to provide spiritual assistance to the latter.
PROVINCIAL CURIA - The 44th birthday celebration of the Prior of the Provincial house Fr. Ernil Almayo, OAR and the 50th Anniversary of the Priestly Ordination of Fr. Emilio Larlar, OAR occasioned the launching of the Encyclical Letter of the Holy Father Francis Laudato Si’ on Care for our Common Home and the presentation of the revitalized Provincial website http://recoletosfilipinas.org.
ROME - Fray Cristituto Palomar was the lone Filipino, among 25 Recollect participants, in the Spanish "Course" held in Our Lady Mother of Mercy retreat house in Monte Cucco, Rome last June 21-July 18, 2015.
PROVINCIALATE — July 18, 2015, at 4:33 A.M., Philippine time, Fray Dominador Mercado, Jr., OAR, local prior of Recoletos de Kamalo in Sierra Leone, which is eight hours behind us, sent an FB message to the Provincial Secretary with two updates: first, that Ebola is already absent in their district for more than three months since late March, and second, that the Papal Nuncio would be coming to Makeni to announce a news—to which he added, “I hope good news. We will update you later, Father.”