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 Gentleness of God

Our creator God who meets us in the quiet.

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Augustine on Searching for God

We seek for God and, once we have found God, the search begins all over again.

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Augustine on Mary the Mother of God

Mary, full of grace.

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Augustine on Lent

The desert is often the arena in which God acts and in which God’s will is made clear.

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Augustine on Christmas

When God became flesh and dwelt among us.

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Augustine on the Goodness of Creation

Every single thing that God has made, and continues to hold in being, is good.

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Augustine on Justice and Peace

What role do we play play in shaping a better world?

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Augustine on Addiction and Grace

Allowing God’s grace to transform us from within.

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Augustine on the Eucharist

Saint Augustine on ‘the Sacrament of love’.

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Augustine on friendship

Friendship is a grace. It comes from God who is the author and giver of friendships.

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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 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.