One mind, one heart, intent upon God


Meeting God in the depths of our hearts.


Leaving the busyness of everyday life to spend time with God.


Listening to what God is calling us to do with this life.

Where we are

You can find us in Suffolk, London and Birmingham where we minister to active parish communities.

Who we are

As Augustinian Friars, we live together in community, inspired by Saint Augustine’s rule of life, working to help the restless to find happiness in God.

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Augustine on the pursuit of happiness

Saint Augustine famously said that we are restless until we rest in God and the discovery of his life is that true happiness can only be found in God.

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Augustine on friendship

Saint Augustine believed that in this world two things are essential: life and friendship.

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Augustine on community

In the year 397, Augustine wrote a rule of common life for lay Christians where he shares a model for Christian community.

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Augustine on prayer

Saint Augustine believed that prayer should constantly flow through the life of a Christian, expressing our constant desire for God.

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Clare Priory

Situated on picturesque Suffolk grounds, Clare Priory is our retreat centre, where all are welcome to retreat from the business of everyday life to experience God.

The Augustinians

How to explore our way of life.

A church

All the parishes that the Augustinian Friars minister to.

Meet Saint Augustine

Born in 354 AD in Algeria, Africa, Saint Augustine continues to connect with people today through his inspiring writings and his compelling life story.