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Two Friars Make Lifelong Vows to the Augustinians

Br. Dan Madden, OSA and Br. Elizandro Contreras, OSA made their perpetual profession of vows to Prior Provincial Fr. Michael DiGregorio, OSA on December 21, 2019. The ceremony was held at St. Thomas of Villanova Church, on the Villanova University campus, and welcomed the families of both men, who were also made affiliates to the Order.

Br. Dan, age 30, attended Villanova University as an undergraduate, where he first encountered the Augustinian Friars. Watch this video to learn more about Br. Dan’s vocation story

Br. Elizandro, age 40, first met the Augustinians as a child in the Dominican Republic, where one of his best friends also joined the Order. Watch this video to learn more about Br. Elizandro’s vocation story


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