Mary, Mother of Captives

Mary, Mother of Captives, give us your compassion for those in prison.   Mend in mercy the broken in mind and memory.   Soften the hard of heart, the captives…

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Mass Incarceration and Systemic Poverty

by Jeremy Hiers, OSA The issue of Mass Incarceration is linked to many other challenges and issues facing our society today. This is especially true when it comes to the…

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Prayers for Migrants and Immigration Reform

In response to its commitment to promote the dignity of all human persons and immigration reform, the Augustinians have developed petitions to be used throughout the week as part of…

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Joey

Editors Note: the following reflection is written by an affiliate of the Order of Saint Augustine and was originally published in the newsletter Voices from Prison and the Edge, a…

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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…

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Augustine Quotes on Dealing With Those Who Have Different Views

Compiled by Jeremy Hiers, O.S.A. "Every human being is neighbor to every other human being. Even those you do not know share in your humanity. Is this person known as…

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Turning the Other Cheek

Turning the Other Cheek A Reflection on Luke 6:27-38 by Jeremy Hiers, O.S.A. I recently reflected on a time when I was 10 years old and sitting on our living…

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