Formation Archives

Pilgrimage in Italy by Augustinian Friars

North American Augustinian friars who recently made, or who will soon make, their Solemn Vows of Poverty, Chastity, and Obedience made a pilgrimage to Italy visiting sites which are  parts of their Augustinian heritage. From left to right they are: Bryan Kerns, Joe Ruiz (front), Stephen Iseley (rear), Gladson D’Abre (front), Brian Barker (rear), Nick Porter,  Fr. Joe Mostardi (pilgrimage leader), Maxime Villeneuve, Nick Mularkey, Philip Yang, and Aldo Potencia.

Vocation Retreat – Spring 2017

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Augustinians Fr. Mark Menegati, Bro. Maxime Villeneuve, and Fr. Carlos Medina accompanied young men investigating the Order of St. Augustine in California for an evening of bowling during their retreat in mid-February.

Augustinians of Korea

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of Korea, Most Rev. Alejandro Moral Anton OSA, Prior General of the Augustinians, Very Rev. Tony Banks OSA, Assistant General, and Bro. Philip Yang OSA of the Province of St. Augustine, gathered in Incheon, Korea for the Solemn Profession of Bro. Salesio Lee OSA.

October 2016 Discernment Weekend

Oct 2016 Discernment WeekendThree young men joined the Augustinian Community at St Augustine Monastery for the Discernment Weekend on Oct 7-9. Juan, Justin & Aries were this year’s participants.

Over the course of the weekend, the young men had a chance to get to know the community. Fr Carlos & Bro Max coordinated the weekend, and arranged two evening sessions where they learned about Augustine, The Order, and the Vocation stories of some of the members of the Community. A Tour of St Augustine High School & St Patricks Parish were arranged. On Saturday Evening Bro Dominic & Fr Mark discussed Formation, the Novitiate, & Ministry.

Emmanuel Isaac, Pre-Novice is invested in the Habit

image1Emmanuel Isaac, one of the new Pre-Novices at the St Augustine Monastery Community, was invested with the Tunic & Cincture of the Order.