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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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In fact, only after the Order of St. Augustine (OSA) formally raised the concern in a letter did cultural agencies start taking notice.
NiAaAaAeA~o de Cebu led the fluvi procession along the Pasig River yesterday escorted by priests from the Order of St. Augustine and many devotees.
Monica's and was professed a member of the Order of St. Augustine. He returned from Rome to study for the diocesan priesthood and entered the Seminary of Philosophy and graduated from the Grand Seminaire De Montreal in Quebec, Canada in 1954.
He spent three years as a seminarian in the Order of St. Augustine preparing for the priesthood before deciding to pursue a law career.
In 1758 he entered the Gratian convent of the Order of St. Augustine. Because of his open expression of support for the Jesuits, who had been expelled from Portugal and Brazil in 1759, Durao was forced to leave the country, and after detention in Spain as a spy he went to Rome, where he acted as a papal librarian.
It had been founded by the Order of St. Augustine (the Augustinian Fathers) in 1842.
'Dati, walang prayer stations, ngayon lang nagkaroon, the aim is to make the celebration more prayerful,' said Fray Arniel Alvarez, a religious from the order of St. Augustine.
His image is prominently displayed in the main altar of San Agustin Church in Intramuros, Manila, a world heritage site run by the Order of St. Augustine.
Mary was a member of the Third Order of St. Augustine reflecting her lifetime dedication to serve and help others.
The image of the Child Jesus arrived in Manila on Friday as part of its five-day visit in celebration of the 450th anniversary of its Kaplag (discovery) by the Order of St. Augustine in 1565.
Jonas Mejares of the Order of St. Augustine (O.S.A.), the current rector of the Basilica del Sto.

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