Transforming formation

At St Augustine’s, we commit ourselves to providing theological education that equips men and women for the practical knowledge of God, the knowledge that changes things, that makes its mark on us and those we serve. In our programmes, we have students preparing for ordained ministry and for licensed lay ministry, as well as students engaging with theology for their personal interest, discipleship or as part of a process of vocational discernment.

The Revd Dr Alan Gregory

“What we shall be is yet to be revealed”
1 John 3.2

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Advent Meditations

Under ‘Etcetera’ on the main menu above, you’ll find a series of reflections for the Sundays of Advent. Each week, during this first season of the year, one of the St. Augustine’s staff shall post a meditation on the Old Testament lesson for the day. We’ve chosen the Old Testament reading, not only because this is generally the reading least preached on, but also because Advent encourages us to reflect on the entire ‘narrative arc’ of God’s ways and works, from his promises to Israel, through the birth of Jesus, to fulfilment in the “new…

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New Vision for the Magnet Library

A collaboration by the Mother Agnes Trust and St Augustine’s College of Theology, formally known as SEITE, will allow the Magnet library to be utilised by many more people. St Augustine’s College, which trains ordinands and others in theology, is based at the St Benedict Centre at Malling Abbey. It has been agreed that the library will be moved to a purpose-built location within the Abbey grounds and will be made available to theological students and alumni together with clergy and laity of the dioceses of Chichester, Rochester, Canterbury and Southwark. As well as the…

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