On August 28, 2013, the Feast of St. Augustine, Pope Francis opened the Augustinians General Chapter of 2013 in Rome. Augustinians gathered from across the world, including local Midwest Augustinians Fathers Tom McCarthy, O.S.A., John Merkelis, O.S.A. and Bernie Scianna, O.S.A. to celebrate Mass with the Holy Father. Click below to visit our photo gallery!