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.
Four California Augustinian Theologians are living in the Augustinian Monastery during the 2016-2017 school year. Bro. Sarfraz Alan, OSA, having completed theological studies in Pakistan, is now applying that knowledge to American use. Bro. Philip Yang, OSA, returning from his pastoral year, is completing his final year of graduate studies. Bro. Robert Baiocco, OSA, continues his theological studies. Bro. Adnan Ghani, also of Pakistan and having completed theological studies there, is, like Sarfaz, is applying that knowledge to American use.