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Augustinians,

religious order in the Roman Catholic Church. The name derives from the Rule of St. Augustine (5th cent.?), which established rules for monastic observance and common religious life. The canons regular, made up of ordained clergy, adopted this rule in the 11th cent. and became known as Augustinian, or Austin, canons. Augustinian canons pursue a life of poverty, celibacy, and obedience without withdrawing from the world. Subsequent orders of canons regular, such as the Premonstratensians, are outgrowths of the Augustinians. The Austin friars are an entirely different group of religious, dating from the 13th cent. (see friarfriar
[Lat. frater=brother], member of certain Roman Catholic religious orders, notably, the Dominicans, Franciscans, Carmelites, and Augustinians. Although a general form of address in the New Testament, since the 13th cent.
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). Officially known as Hermits of St. Augustine, they now exist in three independent branches—the Calced Augustinian Hermits, the more austere and less numerous Discalced Augustinian Hermits, and the Recollects of St. Augustine. There are also congregations of women corresponding to both canons and friars.
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Narratives of the pioneer Augustinian 'barcada' or first missionary boatload in the islands that became the Philippines are usually framed by the mapping of the 'tornaviaje' by mariner Fray Andres de Urdaneta and the rediscovery of the icon of the Santo Nino de Cebu in 1565 during the expedition of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi.
The ceremony took place in front of many former members and players during the tea interval of a match between Augustinians and Augustinians Woodhouse (both part of the club).
This complexity deeply affected the mission results achieved by the Augustinians, which among Muslims were few and far between.
Later documents show that the Augustinians did attempt to evangelize the nomadic hunter-gatherers they classified as Mecos, but the initial thrust of their mission was the evangelization of the colonies of sedentary natives.
1017/S0009640709000638 Art and the Augustinian Order in Early Renaissance Italy.
The point at which the Whigs and Augustinians come into conflict is over the issue of the moral quality of what is called the "culture of America," which is not of course confined to the geographical boundaries of the United States.
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James Geoly, an attorney for the Augustinians, called the planned memorial "a very positive thing," while cautioning that, under the settlement, the order did not admit to ignoring or mishandling complaints about Murphy.
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