The 2013 Augustinian Spirituality Course began on Monday, February 4 at the Curia in Rome. Twelve of the fourteen registered participants arrived for the first day of class and the opening Eucharistic liturgy at which Fr. Alejandro Moral, president of the Commission for the Institute of Augustinian Spirituality presided.
Fr. Brian Lowery is leading the first session on The Confessions of St. Augustine’s. The Course, now in its third year, is being offered in the Italian language. The participants are Fr. Claudio de Camargo of the Castilian Province, Vicariate of Brasil; Frs. Milan Hermanovsky, Guido Molina and Italo Vareschi of the Province of Italy; Fr. Paul Muscat of Malta and Fr. Zedi Shiundu of Kenya; Augustinian Contemplative Sisters Glorificacion Galeria, Maria Cecilia Aranda, Mariarosaria Fichera and Mariana Villamil from Rome, Srs. Anecita R. Pepito and Gabriela Cosa from Romania, Sr. Maria Cecille Juanich from Modigliana; and Sr. Marie-Salomé of the Oblates of the Assumption, Rome. Fr. Robert Guessetto, secretary of the Commission for the Institute of Spirituality serves as the director of the course and coordinated the program. The Course will conclude on March 1.