What can you do to honor this week?
As part of the 9 steps of Augustinian Formation, friars spend one to two years out of their studies at the Catholic Theological Union on what is called the Pastoral Year of Service. In the article below, Br. Bryan Kerns, O.S.A. tells of his experience teaching at St. Augustine School in Andover, MA, where he received the unexpected assignment of teaching Math.
In this new video, Fr. Aldo offers a glimpse into his vocation journey, especially his experience of Discernment Weekend, also known as the Come and See Weekend
If you have not already done so, pick up a copy of this year's Vision magazine, an annual publication dedicated to discerning vocations in the religious life. In the "Priests" section you will find an in-depth article on Fr. Robert Hagan, O.S.A., the engaging chaplain who spiritually anchors the men's Villanova basketball program.
Br. Dominic Smith documented some of the ways he and his novitiate class challenged themselves and one another to grow spiritually, mentally, and physically, in this wonderful video
Fr. Richie Mercado, Chaplain of St. Rita H.S. and Midwest Vocations Director, reflects on the blessings he has received in his first year of priesthood.
In this video, you will hear a few stories of how men came to the Augustinians, from Novice Tom Abbot, age 23, to Fr. John Byrnes, retired friar and Minister of Presence.
Fr. Aldo, a native of the Philippines, will begin his priestly service at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Parish in the Bronx, NY.
What leads a man to the Augustinians of all Orders?Watch a recap of our recent Mass of Profession, while hearing about the vocational journeys of a few of our novices.
This is another first for the Augustinian Order, and we want YOU to be a part of it. On August 5 our YouTube Channel will provide the first ever LIVE broadcast as seven Augustinians profess vows in San Diego. (1:30ET / 12:30 CT / 10:30 PT)
This is video unlike any we have done before. We think you will find it both moving and helpful for understanding the call to religious life.
Fr. Bates, OSA, has completed a series of 80 paintings that capture the visual dimension of Augustine's life story
Earlier this month, the Augustinian friars preparing for their solemn vows went on the traditional pellegrinaggio, or pilgrimage, to Italy.
On Saturday, June 17, Augustinian Fr. Stephen Isley was ordained to the priesthood at St. Rita Shrine Chapel, Chicago.
As stated in the Constitution of the Augustinian Order, friars should answer “the Church’s call to keep alive the spiritual and doctrinal legacy of Saint Augustine.”
When in college, and discerning his vocation, Br. Joe Roccasalva received from his father a business card of the Augustinian Vocations Director along with a suggestion to call him. “I held onto that card for two years before I finally called that number,” recalled Br. Joe.
John Futoshi Matsuo, O.S.A., of the Vicariate of the Augustinian Martyrs of Japan was ordained to the priesthood on April 22, 2017 by Joseph Mitsuaki Takami, Archbishop of Nagasaki.
In this video, you are offered a valuable glimpse into the life of one Augustinian: Brother Barnaby Johns, OSA. Please watch as Br. Barnaby tells you about his life at St. Augustine High School, in San Diego.
The story of a soul's journey to God is what we celebrate today in the feast of the Conversion of Saint Augustine. Or, perhaps, we might also say, the story of God's tireless pursuit of his beloved and the attentiveness and openness of that soul at last to God's love.