Augustinian Announce 2022 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…

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Six Reasons I am Grateful to Be an Augustinian

by Jeremy Hiers, OSA In the year 2022, why would anyone want to enter religious life? Why would anyone take vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience when there are so…

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A Prayer for Social Justice Ministry

Good Jesus, if only I could, for love of you, give food to all the poor!  Lord, if only I could visit every hospital and serve the sick, if only…

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A Reflection on COP26

by Paul Graham, OSA The United Nations Climate Change Conference is coming to a close. Was it good or bad?  Like the curate’s egg, a bit of both. The fact…

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Mass Incarceration and Systemic Poverty

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 issue of systemic poverty.…

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Do You Dare to Be Different like St. Rita?

by Jeremy Hiers, OSA In Luke 17:1-6, Jesus is acknowledging our proclivity towards sin and its effects on the world. Perhaps he says to us today, "Greed, discrimination, materialism, inequality,…

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Canadian Augustinian Center for Social Justice Accomplishments from 2020 Grant Program

The Canadian Augustinian Center for Social Justice recently released a report on accomplishments undertaken with funding from the Midwest Augustinian Grant Program.  Full details are included in the below  memorandum.…

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