Statement from the Office of the Bishop/ Prior General
September 15, 2020
Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrow
An Independent Catholic Religious Order and Diocese
"One in Mind and Heart Into God"
Augustinian: We follow the Rule of Our Holy Father, St. Augustine, living the Gospel in imitation of our Immaculate Mother of God
Catholic: We believe in and dedicate ourselves to the faith expressed in the Nicene Creed and the Sacramental Life of Grace. We follow in the Augustinian tradition of social justice by reintegrating through community those marginalized by poverty or trauma.
Canonical: A self-governing independent catholic diocese with full sacramental ministry and Apostolic Succession following Augustine's example of his church in Hippo, and ordaining men and women to full active ministry.
Ecumenical: Open to all Christians who share our values and spirit. All are welcome to share their lives with us regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, economic or marital status.
Find out more about the Order: Our Charism
Find out more about the Diocese: Diocese of St. Thomas of Villanova