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Commemoration of the Deceased Relatives of Members of our Order

Today we remember all of the deceased relatives of members of the Order of Saint Augustine. We recognize that many of them were particularly influential in accompanying us in our journey to and through religious life. Our indebtedness to them, as well as our natural affection for them through the ties of blood, moves us to pray in a special way for their eternal happiness and peace. The example of Saint Augustine himself, who recalled with great sentiment in Book 9 of his Confessions, his own departed mother and father, asking that they not be forgotten, instruct us: "Inspire, O my Lord, my God, inspire your servants my brethren, your sons my masters, whom with voice and heart and pen I serv

A Renovated Church in Hammersmith

A Mass of Dedication of the New Altar was celebrated at St Augustine’s Church, Hammersmith on Sunday 4th February 2018. Principal Celebrant: His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster. Read our press release.

Saint Fulgentius of Ruspe - Bishop, "the pocket Augustine"

About receiving a call after reading Saint Augustine's Exposition on Psalm 36 Saint Fulgentius de Ruspe, Bishop An eager promoter of monastic life In today's commemoration we encounter Fulgentius, a 5th Century Christian who became enamored of religious life by reading some of Saint Augustine's spiritual works. He followed Augustine's example well, combining a life of contemplation with that of generous service to the Church. Fulgentius, member of the Giordani senatorial family, was born in 462 at Thelepte in Tunisia. As a young man he held the position of procurator in the Vandal administration and was responsible for the collection of taxes. Later he left a call to the religious life and d

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