Message of the Prior General of the Augustinian Order to Participants in the Ostia Community

Greeting of the Prior General to the Members of the Ostia Community I am happy to be able to offer you greetings in the name of the Augustinian Community in Rome and also the prayers, good wishes, and support of the Augustinians throughout the world. This new initiative for the… Continue reading

Augustinian Connection with Ned Kelly the Australian Outlaw

The Augustinians and Ned Kelly the Outlaw An interesting snippet from the archives with a Drogheda connection. In 1844 a young Augustinian priest arrived in Drogheda. He was Charles O’Hea who was born in Cork in 1814. He was to pass four years at the Low Lane Church as the… Continue reading

Meditation of Cardinal Prospero Grech OSA to Cardinals Gathered in Conclave

Rome, Vatican City August 2013 The Holy See has recently published the complete text of the Meditation which Cardinal Prospero Grech delivered to the 115 Cardinal electors present on the opening day of the Conclave which elected Pope Francis. The complete text of the meditation: At the venerable age of… Continue reading