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About Br Augustine Joseph, TOR

Brother Augustine Joseph, TOR, (formerly known as Tyson Murphy) was born and raised in California, USA. He received a Bachelor's and Master's degree in theology from Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio. He is currently a novice with the Franciscan TORs in Loretto, Pennsylvania and is there praying his way to becoming a Franciscan Friar with the TORs. Having spent nearly a month in Gibraltar during the summer of 2016, he has developed a special love for the people of the Rock.

St. Clare of Assisi — Foundress, Mother, Saint

By | 2017-09-04T14:07:27+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Saints|

On the 11th of August, the Church celebrated the feast day of St. Clare of Assisi. Let me tell you why she’s super awesome, and let me show you using the language of Scripture to further show how St. Clare lived so close to God’s Word. St. Clare of Assisi was born into the upper class of an Italian family. Her mother frequently made pilgrimages and her father was a renowned noble of the town. Clare was actively sought after by the young men of Assisi as a potential wife, yet God had other plans...

Ordinary Time: There’s Nothing Ordinary About It

By | 2017-08-24T12:15:05+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Liturgical|

Ordinary Time is an often neglected liturgical season, because it makes up the majority of the year and is based on the order of weeks in the calendar. Yet, within the season of Ordinary Time are essential themes for the Christian life. Not a day is wasted, no matter how [...]