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Newly Professed Friars

Caliif Newly Professed 2016Pictured with Prior Provincial Kevin Mullins, OSA are newly professed Augustinian Friars Adnan Ghani, OSA, Dominic Smith, OSA, and Sarfaz Alan, OSA. They professed their vows of Poverty, Chastity, and Obedience in the Order of St. Augustine along with their novitiate classmates in the St. Rita High School Chapel in Chicago, IL on July 31, 2016.

Ordination of Rev. Carlos Medina, OSA

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Rev. Carlos Medina, OSA was Ordained to the Presbyterate on June 11, 2016 by the Most Rev. Robert Prevost, OSA at St. Patrick’s Church in San Diego, CA. The photos show his prostration during the singing of the litany of saints, his actual ordination, the anointing of his hands, Fr. Harry Neely, OSA, the senior member of the Province of St. Augustine, blessing Carlos after he was ordained by Bishop Prevost, Fr. Carlos conferring his first blessing as a priest on Bishop Prevost, and Carlos thanking all present for assisting in and witnessing his Ordination. Photos by Arturo Rentoria, pnOSA

Augustinians Renew Vows of Chastity, Poverty, and Obedience

Renew VowsAugustinians Philip Yang, Maxime Villeneuve, and Robert Baicco renewed their vows of Chastity, Poverty, and Obedience to Very Rev. Kevin C. Mullins, OSA, Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Augustine, who represented Most Rev. Alejandro Moral Anton, OSA the Prior General of the Order of St. Augustine.

Annual Retreat with Fr. Jim Wenzel, OSA

Wensell 3X 4The Province of St. Augustine’s annual retreat took place in San Diego during early June. Fr. Jim Wenzel, OSA, of the Villanova Province, was the retreat director. Fr. Jim took us on a trip through several “gardens” of spiritual realization and growth. Fr. Jim is a member of the Augustinian Novitiate community in Racine, WI. Many members of our province are familiar with Fr. Jim from previous assignments and their theological educations.

Rev. Bro. Carlos Medina, OSA – Master of Divinity

CarlosGraduationRev. Bro. Carlos Medina, OSA was awarded his Master of Divinity degree from the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, IL.¬† Auntie Evelyn, a Burmese friend who had “adopted” Carlos while he was in Chicago, was present at the graduation. Carlos has been ministering as a deacon at St. Patrick’s Church in San Diego, CA where he will be ordained a priest on June 11, 2016. His presbyteral¬† ministry will begin at St. Patrick’s upon his Ordination.