Santo Niño Spirituality Center Community (Consolacion, Cebu)


The community that manages the Province’s retreat house was officially accepted as a house of the Order on February 5, 2010 and inaugurated on April 19, 2010. The pioneering community was composed of the following friars: Fr. Jerome P. Mesina, OSA, Fray Stephen O. Tan, OSA and Fr. Tarquin C. Gamao, OSA. On August 27, […]

Santo Niño de Cebu Parish Community (Talisay City, Cebu)

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Mohon, as this community is often called in reference to the name of the barangay where the friars’ residence is located, was officially accepted as a house of the Order on May 2, 2000 during the time of Fr. Miguel Ángel Orcasitas Gómez, OSA as Prior General. The community’s history can be traced to the […]

Santo Niño Pilgrim Center (Provincialate) Community (Cebu City)

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The Provincialate Community resides at the top most floor of its namesake building: the Santo Niño Pilgrim Center at the heart of Cebu City just in front of the centuries-old Basilica del Santo Niño. The then Prior General of the Order, Fr. Miguel Ángel Orcasitas Gómez, OSA officially created the present community on March 26, […]

Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish Community (Socorro, Surigao del Norte)

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The friars were first invited by then Surigao Bishop Miguel C. Cinches, SVD in 2001 to take over a parish in Bucas Grande Island vacated by his confreres, the Divine Word Missionaries. The Province accepted the offer the same year and sent Fr. Sisinio A. Paderog, OSA and Fr. Andrew P. Batayola, OSA to Socorro. […]

Ketapang Residence


Ketapang is the Province’s lone Residence abroad. It was officially created as a Residence of the Order on July 23, 2018 upon the appointment of Fr. Victor F. Gonzaga, OSA as 1st Local Superior. Aside from Fr. Gonzaga, another friar is currently assigned in the residence – Fr. Yohannis Richard Yempormase, OSA, a friar from […]

Mati Community


Mati was accepted as a house of the Order on December 13, 2010 with Fray Efren R. Obja-an, OSA as 1st Local Prior and Frs. Alfonso D. Sedurifa, OSA and Ronald P. Siaga, OSA as pioneering Community Members. The Community, however, was officially inaugurated on May 26, 2011. On that day, the cornerstone of the […]

Burgos Residence


Burgos in Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte was accepted as a residence of the Province during the 8th Ordinary Provincial Chapter (April 16 to 21, 2012). In May 2010, the friars from Socorro Community started extending their ministry to Santa Ana Parish in Poblacion, Burgos. They were temporarily housed at a small rectory beside the […]

Basilica del Santo Niño Community (Cebu City)

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The Basilica del Santo Niño Community is considered as the first and therefore the oldest Augustinian Community in the Philippines and in the whole Asia Pacific region. The community traces its origins to the arrival of the first five Augustinian friars who arrived in Cebu together with the Adelantado Miguel López de Legazpi. The friars […]