The Order of Augustinian Recollect Communities around the world celebrated the Solemnity of St. Ezekiel Moreno on August 19. He is the Patron Saint of the OAR Philippine Province. In Bacolod, three Recoletos Communities celebrated the fiesta of St. Ezekiel, Monday, August 19.
UNO-Recoletos started the day with “Walk for Healing” at 6 am from the Capitol Lagoon to the UNO-R Amphitheater, where it was capped with a Healing Mass led by Healing Priest, Rev. Fr. Ferdinand T. Hernando. Fr. Cornelio Moral, OAR was the coordinator for the walk and Fr. Abraham Latoza,OAR was the coordinator of the Healing Mass.
While, the OAR Contemplative nuns of the Monastery of St. Ezekiel Moreno in Tangub had their Fiesta Mass at 8 am with Bacolod Bishop Vicente Navarra, DD as Main Celebrant and Homilist. Rev. Fr. Cornelio Moral. OAR , together with the Friends of St. Ezekiel , is the Organizer and Coordinator of the fiesta and the Novena.
Also, the Community of the Recoletos Social Outreach Center in Handumanan(RESOURCE-Handumanan) led by Rev. Fr. Emeterio Buňao,OAR celebrated the feast of their Patron, St. Ezekiel Moreno. A Diana at 5:30 am around RESOURCE-Handumanan and the Eucharistic Celebration was led by Rev. Fr. Julius Marcos, OAR, Recoletos Educational Apostolate in the Philippines (REAP) and former President of RESOURCE. Rev. Fr. Emilio Larlar, OAR was also one of the co-celebrants.