June 29, 2020

 Given as a talk to the Friends of Augustine, a lay group, at Clare Priory, Suffolk, England, in April 2003.  A modified version was published in Review for Religious 62.4 (2003) 354-362.

Today, one feels, disbelief in God has become a source of anxiety. The onus h...

A book by Fr G, O.S.A. on his journey from Brummiehood to Priesthood and Friarhood, told in verse.

Fr George has recently published a book called, How in Heaven…? an autobiographical collection of 29 original poems that tells the story of his life thus far.

“Over the yea...

The General Council of the Order wants to initiate a new path with the circumscriptions, communities and brothers and sisters, to face the reality that is emerging because of the pandemic and its personal, social, pastoral and structural consequences.

Please find with t...

April 20, 2020

Fr Bernard O'Connor, so much a part of St Mary's Parish community and the Augustinian Friars in Britain and Ireland - and a much loved and respected senior member of the O'Connor family (98 members) - finally passed away peacefully, surrounded by nurses, on Ward 407, Q...

March 30, 2020

Last month Austin Friars School in Carlisle, Cumbria, held an inaugural Augustinian Educators Weekend, welcoming staff from Augustinian schools across Europe to participate in a dynamic forum of ideas, exploring the ways that international Augustinian schools can work...

March 19, 2020

The Augustinian Order invites the entire Augustinian Family of friars, sisters, relatives, friends, and collaborators to join together in a day of prayer, "United Against the Coronavirus" on Friday, March 20, 2020.

The downloadable prayer below can be used by individual...

February 28, 2020

 An extract from the book "Making room for others" written by Fr Paul Graham. O.S.A.First published in the Catholic Gazette (March 2000) 20-22, with the title ‘Praying with Saint Augustine’.

‘You have made us for yourself and our hearts are restless until they rest in y...

February 8, 2020

Bishop William McNaughton MM, RIP

The American bishop, William McNaughton, a Maryknoll Missionary, who invited the Augustinians to his diocese of Incheon in South Korea, died peacefully in the United States at the age of 93on 3 February. He had been living in retirement...

January 31, 2020

In recent weeks the Augustinians have announced that we will be withdrawing from the parish of St Joseph’s, Edinburgh, soon after Easter 2020. Sadly, this will bring to an end our presence in Scotland.

The community of three friars will be taking up new appointments. In...

January 20, 2020

On the 8th of January Adrian Chiles had an article in The Guardian. It was a reminiscence of his journey of faith and of how he was helped by Fr Ben. Here is the final paragraph:

‘Just be still: all you have to do is be still and the truth will come to you. That’s all t...

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