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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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Her ancestry included Richard Nagle, the attorney general to the Catholic king James II, and Nano Nagel, the eighteenth-century foundress of the Presentation Order of Nuns, closely aligned with the Augustinian Friars, who kept the church alive during the persecutions of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
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The Priory, Mother House of the Augustinian Friars in the entire English-speaking world, is home to seven friars and laity, has become a sought-after retreat centre and plays an important ecumenical role.
They were joined by the Carmelites and Augustinian friars later in the thirteenth century.
Located in a former refectory of the Augustinian friars, he adds, "you can feel religion there.
The 13th century Priory of Augustinian Friars stood on this site until 1538.
86) As in most Catholic colleges and universities in the United States, the presence of many Augustinian friars on campus in faculty and administrative positions provided the distinctive stamp of the Order on the college.
The young Brodrick was back in Britain as a boarder at the Austin Friars School in Carlisle, run by the Augustinian friars whose ranks he would join as a deep-thinking 19-year-old ( and after a gap year on a logging camp in British Columbia.
Professor and administrator at Wittenberg, Staupitz was vicar general of the Augustinian friars in Germany; he was also a provincial superior and played an important role in the mentoring and formation of young friars, such as Luther.
Here work is needed on the specific pastoral engagements of the Augustinian friars (not monks