Your prayer is a conversation with God. When you read, it is God who is speaking, when you pray, it is with God that you are speaking.

Saint Augustine

Upcoming Events


Spirituality Course 2014 in Spanish




PLACE AND DATE: Rome – Augustinian Institute February 3 to April 29, 2014

PARTICIPANTS: Religious men and women of the Augustinian family – Spanish speaking

ACCOMODATION: Collegio Santa Monica (Rome) for Augustinian friars [the course is also open to Augustinian sisters who will live in local houses of their congregation]

REGISTRATION: No later than the 31st of October 2013

To register or for more information:

Robert Guessetto (Istituto di Spiritualità)



1. Spirituality: 50 hours

- Sacred Scripture in the writings of Augustine ( 5 hours) Miguel de la Lastra

- Spirituality of St. Augustine I / II (20 hours) Santiago Sierra

- Spirituality of the Mendicant Orders ( 10 hours) Luis Marin

- Hagiography – important figures, relevance for today and new evangelization (10

hours) Miguel Villamizar


2. Augustinian Theology: 60 hours

  • Theology (10 hours) Gonzalo Tejerina

  • Christology (10 hours) Pedro Langa

  • Anthropology (10 hours) Miguel Ángel Álvarez

  • Ecclesiology (10 hours) Tomás Marcos

  • Sacramental (10 hours) Antonio Gaytan

  • Pastoral (10 hours) Miguel Ángel Keller


3. History: 70 hours

- Writings of Saint Augustine: Rule and Confessions (15 hours) Pio de Luis

- Writings of St. Augustine: City of God (10 hours) Nello Cipriani

- History and charism (10 hours) Brian Lowery

  • History of the Order: origins and development into provinces (15 hours) Jesús Álvarez

  • History of the Order: missions, major figures, aug. Family (10 hours) Miguel Ángel Orcasitas

  • Documents: Constitutions, Ratio, juridical structure (5 hours) Miguel Ángel Juárez

  • Recent documents (5 hours) Santiago Insunza


4. Society: 25 hours

  • Seminar : World-Society today (15 hours) Enrique Martin

  • Human sciences seminar: Psychology, Sociology, Pedagogy (10 hours) Amado Llorente