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But what's it like to actually be ordained? To receive the Sacrament of Holy Orders? A short video of two Augustinians being ordained to the priesthood.
Brother Richie Mercado, O.S.A., wrote this article in August, 2012, after professing his First Vows with the Augustinians. He is now preparing to profess his Solemn/Perpetual Vows with the Augustinians at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago on August 27, 2015. But his vocation, like many, was a journey. Read about his discernment process here.
Jack is an Augustinian Novice that found his vocation online. How is her pursuing his vocation of faith and political science? Read his reflection here!
Fr. Jim Halstead, O.S.A., talks about his unique experiences in his life of ministry as an Augustinian. Fr. Halstead has spent many years in education, particularly at DePaul University in Chicago. Read his perspectives and reflections on his ministry in his article here.
A man interested in religious life within the Augustinian Order will meet with a vocation director, who establishes a relationship and meets with the man to listen and discuss his interest in religious life.