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First Professions of Vows

  • St. Rita of Cascia High School Shrine Chapel 7740 South Western Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60615 United States (map)

Please join us to witness the First Vows to the Augustinian Order of our novices: Rev. Brian Barker, O.S.A., Brother Bernard D. Cissell, O.S.A., and Brother Joseph L. Ruiz, O.S.A.  That day we will also anticipate the Solemnity of Saint Augustine, and congratulate this year’s Augustinian Jubilarians:

Celebrating their Profession to the Augustinian Order:

75 years:  Rev. Daniel J. Hartigan, O.S.A. and Rev. Francis X. Lawlor, O.S.A.
60 years: Rev. Donald J. Bates, O.S.A.
50 years: Rev. John R. Flynn, O.S.A., Brother R. Frederick Kaiser, O.S.A., and Rev. James G. Thompson, O.S.A.
40 years: Rev. Bernard R. Danber, O.S.A., Rev. Robert F. Dueweke, O.S.A., and Rev. David V. Petraitis, O.S.A.
25 years:  Rev. Thomas R. McCarthy, O.S.A. and Very Rev. Bernard C. Scianna, O.S.A., Ph.D.

Reception to follow.

There is no cost to attend.  All friends, family, and benefactors of the Augustinians are welcome!  Please RSVP to Becky Schmitt by Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 773-595-4008 or  In lieu of flowers, click here to donate online in honor of the Augustinian you wish to congratulate!


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