Augustinian Province of Santo Niño de Cebu-Philippines holds 10th Ordinary Provincial Chapter

Today the Augustinian Province of Santo Niño de Cebu-Philippines holds its 10th Ordinary Provincial Chapter at the Santo Niño Spirituality Center in Tolo-tolo, Consolacion, Cebu. An Ordinary Provincial Chapter is held every fourth year in each province of the Order of St. Augustine where the chapter members examine the state of the province and set its direction for the next four years. The friars re-elected Fr. Andres D. Rivera, Jr., OSA to serve for another four years as Prior Provincial of the Province of Santo Niño de Cebu-Philippines. He will be assisted in leading the province by six Provincial Counselors namely, 1) Fr. Nelson G. Zerda, OSA, 2) Fr. Alladin P. Luzon, OSA, 3) Fr. Frederick C. Comendador, OSA, 4) Fr. Jose Rene C. Delariarte, OSA, 5) Fr. Melchor L. Mirador, OSA, and 6) Fr. Sisinio A. Paderog, OSA. The first Provincial Chapter of the province was held on January 6, 1984 and on April 15, 1984 with Fr. Eusebio B. Berdon, OSA as the First Prior Provincial. For the past 37 years since its canonical erection, the Province of Santo Niño de Cebu is one of the vibrant provinces of the Order of St. Augustine serving the people in Asia, Europe and Latin America.

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