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Father Thomas Dailey, O.S.F.S.; Philadelphia Archbishop Nelson J. Perez; Msgr. Gerald Mesure, archdiocesan chancellor; and Father Sean Bransfield, vice chancellor, hold the official documents for the canonization cause of Father Bill Atkinson during the closing ceremony on Oct. 19, 2021.

Father Bill Atkinson canonization cause completes first phase, moves onto Rome

Oct 22, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Father Bill Atkinson, an Augustinian priest from Philadelphia who died in 2006, is one step closer in the cause for... Read more

Fr. Luis Urriza, O.S.A., at a celebration of his gaining American citizenship in August 2019.

Longtime Texas pastor asked to return home to Spain, after celebrating 100th birthday

Oct 7, 2021

By Kate Olivera

A centenarian priest in Texas has been recalled to his religious community in Spain, to the dismay of his longtime... Read more

Magnum the St. Bernard at the Vatican during Pope Francis’ May 18, 2016 general audience.

This Saint Bernard just met Pope Francis

May 18, 2016

By Elise Harris

While Pope Francis might have chastised animal-lovers who treat their pets better than people in last week’s general audience, that... Read more

Fr. Michael Di Gregorio, Vicar General of the Order of Saint Augustine at the Augustinianum in Rome on August 30, 2013.

Augustinian order to focus on evangelizing Europe, youth

Aug 30, 2013

The Augustinian order is working on devising ways to evangelize secularized Europe and young people during the next few years,... Read more

Pope Francis rides through St. Peter's Square after Mass on April 28, 2013.

Pope Francis tells Augustinian order to be 'restless' in love

Aug 29, 2013

Pope Francis asked members of the Order of Saint Augustine gathered in Rome for the opening Mass of their meeting... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Basilica of St. John Lateran on April 7, 2013.

Pope to say opening Mass at meeting of Augustinian leaders

Aug 26, 2013

On Aug. 28, Pope Francis will say Mass at the “chapter” of the Order of Saint Augustine, a meeting of... Read more