Orden de San Agustín

"Anima una et cor unum in Deum!" (Regula)

Pensamiento de San Agustín
Lo primero que los buenos superiores deben hacer es la de ser siervos. No deberían pensar que es rebajar su dignidad el ser siervos para muchos.
(Sermón 340A,1)
¿Quieres ser grande? Comienza por lo que es pequeño. ¿Proyectas construir un gran edificio? Piensa primero en las bases de la humildad.
(Serm. 69,2)
¡Malos tiempos! ¡Tiempos difíciles! Esto es lo que dice la gente. Haz que nuestras vidas sean buenas, y nuestros tiempos serán también buenos.
(Serm. 30,8)

Capítulo de la Provincia de Mexico

Junio 2013

The Province "Most Holy Name of Jesus of Mexico" celebrated its Ordinary Provincial Chapter from June 11 through June 14th. This year, the Province is commemorating the 480th anniversary of its founding. On the first day of the Chapter, the new Prior Provincial, Fr. Rafael Baltasar Torres Durán, was confirmed in office by the Prior General.

The Chapter studied and approved various proposals that came from individual members of the Province as well as from the various commissions. Among topics that were treated was a review of the program for initial formation in the various stages. The chapter also dedicated time to a presentation given by a group that would like to work together with the Augustinians to restore a portion of the monastery (convento) in Puebla, founded in 1555, for the purpose of creating a center for the promotion of culture and the arts. This center could also provide the basis for a center of Augustinian studies.

The members of the newly elected Provincial Council are Frs. Secundino Peña Mery, Mario López de Castillo, Abel Torres Torres, and Daniel Martinez Martinez. The Treasurer is Fr. Edilberto Flores Mayén and the Secretary Fr. José Manuel Rivera Cabrera.

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