Jack Tierney

Age: 23
Stage in Formation: Pre-Novice
Hometown: Sun Prairie, WI
College: University of Minnesota

What drew you to the Augustinians? Their joy! They are happy together and fulfilled in their service to the Church.

Favorite Part about Being an Augustinian? Augustinian prayers and ministries. Interiority and the heart form the foundation to understand and serve the world. Learning this active/contemplative balance will lead to a fruitful relationship with Christ.

Favorite Saint: Pope St. Leo the Great

Favorite Book: Les Miserables

Favorite Pastime: Camping and reading the News.

Favorite Augustinian Quote:

It is by loving that one becomes a member of Christ; becomes through love incorporated into the body of Christ… Love can never be separates, Choose for yourself what you love and the rest will follow.
— St. Augustine

Patrick Murphy

Patrick Murphy has been working with the Augustinians in fundraising and communications since 2010. He began working with the Augustinian Vocations office in 2015. He also holds a Master of Science in Nonprofit Management.