Fr. Anthony Pizzo, OSA, Elected as Prior Provincial of the Midwest Augustinians

Fr. Anthony Pizzo, OSA, Elected as Prior Provincial of the Midwest Augustinians

On the morning of Monday, June 4 the delegates of the Midwest Augustinian Province officially opened the week-long Provincial Chapter and promptly elected Fr. Anthony Pizzo, OSA, as the incoming Prior Provincial. Fr. Pizzo, who has been serving as the Pastor of St. Rita of Cascia Parish in Chicago, will be installed as Prior Provincial at an evening prayer service at St. Rita Shrine Chapel at St. Rita High School this Wednesday, June 6. The service will begin at 6:30 PM, and all are invited to attend.

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Augustinians Celebrate March 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Augustinians Celebrate March 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Augustinians of the Midwest are encouraged mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, March 21, 2018, with prayer, reflection, witness and action individually, in their communities and in their ministries. The Augustinians invite all who identify with Augustinian spirituality and traditions to do likewise.

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Fr. Tony Pizzo, O.S.A., Speaks at Press Conference for DREAMers

Fr. Tony Pizzo, O.S.A., Speaks at Press Conference for DREAMers

On Monday, February 5, the inter-religious social justice organization Protected by Faith held a press conference in Federal Plaza, downtown Chicago, to demonstrate their support of young DREAMers. Fr. Tony Pizzo, O.S.A., Pastor of St. Rita of Cascia Parish, was invited to set the opening context for the organization's support of the nation's young, vulnerable immigrant population.

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Meet 2018 Gala Honoree Br. Jerome Sysko, O.S.A.

Meet 2018 Gala Honoree Br. Jerome Sysko, O.S.A.

At the Sixth Annual Augustinian Gala, on April 27, we will be celebrating the service of four very special honorees: Fr. John Merkelis, O.S.A., Br. Jerome Sysko, O.S.A., and Augustinian Affiliates Tony and Phyllis Lauinger. Over the next three weeks we will be posting profiles of each of these honorees, and today we are very pleased to begin with the Former Prior of the Augustinian Health Care Community, Br. Jerome Sysko.

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