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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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Wilde, O.S.A., is a member of the Augustinian order and has served on the faculty of Villanova University from 1977 to 1998.
By advocating Ermine as a heroine, le Graveur was attempting, in the vernacular, to promote the Augustinian order in Reims by advocating the first peasant saint in its history.
The Trustees said proceeds from the sale of the site would be used to support the wider vocational care of the Augustinian order.
Wilkinson introduces the reader to Egidio (Giles) of Viterbo, the cardinal, humanist, supporter of Reuchlin, and general of the Augustinian Order, as a major proponent of this movement, which died or scattered during the anti-Talmud activities of the Roman Inquisition beginning in 1553.
But Monfasani rightly underscores its historical importance as being an interesting testimony to the interests and activities of a distinct group of Italian Platonists around Giles of Viterbo, the General of the Augustinian Order. He then edits the treatise on the basis of the two extant manuscripts: MS Munchen, SB, CLM 303 and MS Wien, NB, Lat.
Fr Richard Goode, Fr Ignatius O'Donovan and Fr Noel Hession, all of the Augustinian Order, held an Easter Sunday mass at Drogheda, Co Louth, with the Rev Michael Graham.
William spent six years with the Augustinian order until leaving for London at the request of Cardinal Basil Hume to set up a charity, The Depaul Trust, for homeless people.
This was held by the Augustinian order until raiding parties came to this isolated spot.
Here, in an even more significant sense, however, the book itself comes full circle, particularly in the connections it makes clear between S.'s work on the Augustinian order, and the work of his doctoral mentor, the late Heiko Oberman, on Martin Luther's connections to the so-called schola moderna Augustiniana.
A spokeswoman for the Augustinian order of nuns at Ince Blundell Hall,Crosby, said: ``The feeling here among the patients and staff is that this is really not somethings uitablefor Liverpool or anywhere else.
Ned, 65, from Mullinavat, believes the Augustinian Order of friars objected to the plans because the church was non-denominational.