Order of Saint Augustine

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

Thought of Saint Augustine
When did the Lord want to show himself? At the breaking of the bread. We can be sure of that: by sharing the bread, we recognize the Lord.
It is better to wage war with hope of eternal peace than servitude without hope of liberation.
(De Civ. Dei XXI, 15)
Come back to your heart, and from there to God. For the path is not long from your heart to God.

Augustinian Spirituality Course 2015

Rome - Italy
January 26 - April 10, 2015 in English


Spirituality Course 2015 in English




PLACE AND DATE: Rome – Augustinian Institute January 26 to April 10, 2015

PARTICIPANTS: Religious men and women of the Augustinian family – English 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: by 1 December 2014

To register or for more information:

Robert Guessetto (bguessetto@aol.com)



*Life and Works of St. Augustine

*Augustine: Christ and the Church

History of the Order, Development, Circumscriptions
*Augustine: Politics and the Common Good (
The City of God)

Augustinian Hagiography
* Augustine and Scripture

Mendicant Spirituality
* Augustine: Prayer and Liturgy
* Augustine: Art and Culture

Documents Constitutions, Ratio, Juridical Structure of the Order
* Augustine: Catechesis and Pedagogy
* Augustine: Monasticism and Religious Life

* Augustine: Existential Questions

Contemporary World and Society

Spiritual Retreat – 1 week (Cascia)
Augustinian Pilgrimage – 1 week
(San Gimignano – Pavia – Milan – Tolentino)


€ 5,000.00 for friars (course, room and board, guided tours, Retreat weak)
€ 2,300.00 for religious women (course, guided tours, Retreat week)
Master's Degree - additional week with supplementary cost of € 900.00

Supplement (One week more: 13-17 April 2015)

Master's Degree in Augustinian Studies and Spirituality
Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum
Joseph Ratzinger Vatican Foundation

* Augustine: Mystery of God and the Search for God (De Trinitate)
* Augustine and Theological Traditions
* The Confessions of St. Augustine
* 12 Master's Modules

For further information:

Fr. Robert Guessetto, OSA (bguessetto@aol.com)
Fr. Mauricio Saavedra, OSA (master@patristicum.org - mauriciosaavedra81@gmail.com)
Via Paolo VI, 25 - 00193 Roma - Tel: +39.06.680069

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