The Augustinians serve others through a number of ministries that provide both direct relief to those who are suffering and efforts to create systemic change.

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Ask and You Will Receive

by Jeremy Hiers, O.S.A. In Matthew 7:7-12, Jesus gives us an offer we cannot refuse. Ask and it will be given to you, knock and the door will be opened, seek and you will find. There is a story about an elderly man who lived alone in a house in the path of an approaching […]

Augustinian Justice and Peace Grant Program

To encourage Augustinian involvement in projects concerned with justice and peace, especially in Augustinian parishes and schools, the Ordinary Province Chapter of 2018 included a provision for financial support of such projects in Province Program (No.135). A total of $7,500 can be allocated in support of such projects. Please see the memorandum below for information […]

A Litany for Peace In Troubled Times

You say, the times are troublesome, the times are burdensome, the times are miserable. Live rightly and you will change the times. The times have never hurt anyone. Those who are hurt are human beings; those by whom they are hurt are also human beings. So, change human beings and the times will be changed. […]

There Is Always Room for Hope

by Jeremy Hiers, O.S.A. Perhaps my favorite part of Augustinian life is the fact that we continuously encourage one another in the good times, the bad times, and all the times in-between. I have never personally been a fan of winter. I have never been fond of the shorter days, the cold weather, or lack […]


Searching for God in Stillness

         by Michael Riggs, O.S.A. When I was discerning religious life with the Augustinians, I was searching for something in my life that would give a sense of greater purpose. As I researched religious life, I discovered a Novitiate year was a common feature of formation in religious communities such as the Order of St. […]


Experiencing Restlessness Today

Each day of our life journey is a day in which we long for something. Whether it is a little quiet time in the midst of a busy schedule, a new path in life, an improved relationship with someone, a new object we want to purchase, or a more fulfilling career, it seems that to […]


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