/ 27. May 2012 08:42
The answer to that question is very simple - You, our Donors. It is very expensive to maintain such a wide and diverse range of missions in three parts of the world. Each mission territory has its own unique needs and projects. In Japan the need might be to educate future Augustinians. Peru helps to feed the poor in villages. Africa requires food and clothing for the poor children and especially for the orphans affected by HIV AIDS.
The main method of Fund Raising to support the missions a... [More]
/ 27. May 2012 08:38
This weekend is a time for us to reflect on the sacrifices made by countless American service personel who have given their life in the name of our country. We also remember those alies who have stood side by side with our service men and women. We pray for all victims of war. We pray for their families, their loved ones and friends. We pray most fervently for peace in the many places of our world where peace does not reign.
Let us pause, reflect, and pray
/ 16. May 2012 08:20
Janine Moretti – An Augustinian Volunteer in South AfricaAs I pull onto the street where 1000 Hills Community Helpers is and then down the driveway, I am welcomed by people of all ages walking towards the Center. There are kids who will attend the school, adults who will be going to the clinic and others who are there for a meal or just to be there. The center itself does a lot of different things from a baby clinic on Tuesdays, an open clinic on Thursdays, a day... [More]
/ 9. May 2012 17:05
By John Lydon, OSA, Pastor
The Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Pacasmayo held a large celebration to mark the Golden Jubilee of the canonization of St. Martin de Porres, called affectionately in Peru "Friar Broom" since he is always depicted with a broom in his hand. On May 6, 1962 Pope John XXIII canonized him, calling him "Martin of Charity" and proclaiming him Patron of Social Justice. For the values of peace, humility and service that excelled in his life, his cult has spread through... [More]