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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.
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.
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