/ 26. November 2011 05:48
At this time of Thanksgiving we reflect on the blessings in our lives. In the Mission Office we give Thanks to the many, many people who support us in so many ways In our mission ministry. We could not serve the missions without your support of encouragement, prayer and financial support.
Thank YOU for all you do for the missions.
In St. Augustine,
/ 16. November 2011 12:22
Last week I visited schools in the Diocese of Metuchen, New Jersey. In three days I spoke to three elemntary parish schools and one Diocesean High School. In all I spoke to over 1,000 students. It was a great week! I always begin with a little Vocation Talk on the Augustinians. Many of the students have not met a male Religious. Their exposure to priests in the parish would be the Diocesean priesthood. Most of the schools I visted still had Religious Sister's as part of the staff so there was an... [More]
/ 11. November 2011 16:06
Brother Robert Basler, O.S.A., has begun a year of service in the Peruvian missions. He was born on April 19, 1970, in Chicago Heights, IL. He entered the Pre-Novitiate Program of the Midwest Augustinian Province in January, 2005, and professed his first simple vows on August 13, 2006. During his year of service in the parish of San Jose Obrero, Chulucanas, he will be involved with vocation ministry, working with the catechesis teams from the various zones of the parish, preaching and other li... [More]
/ 7. November 2011 14:17
The summer and early autumn months are dedicated to the weekend Mission Appeals to financially support the missions. In the New Year the office begins the Mission Appeals in the Augustinian apostolates. Often in the time between the two sets of Appeals the Mission Office spends time in educating students in schools to the mission ministry. The Diocese of Metuchen, New Jersey, invited Fr Tony Burrascano, OSA, the Mission Director to speak in schools during the week of November 7, 2011. He w... [More]