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 Shared Journey

by Fr. Jeremy Hiers, OSA A few years ago, I watched a film called Footprints: The Path of Your Life which followed the journey of several young men who traveled…

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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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A Prayer for a Pandemic

Author Unknown May we who are merely inconveniencedremember those whose lives are at stake. May we who have no risk factorsremember those most vulnerable. May we who have the luxury…

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What does Saint Augustine have to say about Mass Incarceration?

With 20% of the world's prison population, the United States has the largest rate of incarceration in the world.  What does Saint Augustine have to say about how we respond to…

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Merrimack College Gives Back by Feeding the Hungry

by John Dello Russo, Rosanna Urbaez, and Lisbeth Valdez On Saturday, September 19, 2020 several students of Merrimack College representing various clubs, sports teams, and other groups came together in…

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