Full Video: 2015 Feasts of St. Augustine & St. Monica at Holy Name Cathedral

On August 27, 2015, the Augustinians celebrated the Feasts of Saint Augustine and Saint Monica at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago. The Mass also marked the Augustinian Midwest Province's 75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee and the Year of Consecrated Life.

This full video includes consecrated life reflections by: the Very Rev. Joseph L. Farrell, O.S.A.; Brother Jack Hibbard, O.S.A.; Brother Richie Mercado, O.S.A.; and Fr. Tom McCarthy, O.S.A. The following Mass was celebrated by Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago. Principal Concelebrants include the Most Rev. R. Daniel Conlon of Joliet; the Very Rev. Joseph L. Farrell, O.S.A., S.T.D.; the Very Rev. Michael F. DiGregorio, O.S.A.; the Very Rev. Kevin C. Mullins, O.S.A.; and the Very Rev. Bernard C. Scianna, O.S.A., Ph.D. During Mass, we witnessed the solemn profession of vows of Brother Richie Mercado, O.S.A. We also honored this year's Augustinians celebrating jubilees of vows: the Most Rev. John C. McNabb, O.S.A. (not present); Fr. Jerry Knies, O.S.A. (not present); Fr. Richard McGrath, O.S.A., Ph.D.; Fr. John Ohner, O.S.A.; and Brother Jerome Sysko, O.S.A.

Video Provided by: Bill Haggerty


Patrick Murphy

Patrick Murphy has been working with the Augustinians in fundraising and communications since 2010. He began working with the Augustinian Vocations office in 2015. He also holds a Master of Science in Nonprofit Management.