Colegio San Agustín (Chile)

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This article is about the Augustinian school in Santiago, Chile. For other uses, see Colegio San Agustin.
Colegio San Agustin
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Order and school logo
Anima una et cor unum in Deum
Address
Dublé Almeyda 4959
Nunoa
Santiago, Región Metropolitana,  Chile
Coordinates 33°27′30.13″S 70°34′40″W / 33.4583694°S 70.57778°W / -33.4583694; -70.57778Coordinates: 33°27′30.13″S 70°34′40″W / 33.4583694°S 70.57778°W / -33.4583694; -70.57778
Information
Type Private
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic;
Order of Saint Augustine
Patron saint(s) Saint Augustine
Established 1885
Founded 1885
Opened 1885
Founder Order of Saint Augustine's Chilean Province
Principal Luis Romero
Vice principal Fr. Juan Antonio Buere O.S.A.
Number of students 1262
Language Spanish
Campus size 50,000 square metres (5.0 ha)
Color(s) Blue and Yellow         
Yearbook Toma y Lee
Budget 2,285,928,546 CLP
Website
St. Augustine of Hippo as pictured during the Renaissance

Colegio San Agustin (Spanish for "St. Augustine School") in Santiago, Chile is an institution of learning specializing in elementary and secondary education founded in 1885. It is a private school that belongs to the Order of St. Augustine or OSA.

Patron Saint[edit]

The College is named in honour of the 4th-century saint, St. Augustine of Hippo. Augustine was a key figure in the doctrinal development of Western Christianity and is often referred to as a "Doctor of the Church" by Roman Catholics. Two of his surviving works, namely "The Confessions" (his autobiography) and "The City of God", are regarded as Western Classics and are still read by Christians around the world. Augustine is often considered to be one of the theological fountainheads of Reformation, because of his teaching on salvation and grace; Martin Luther himself also having been an Augustinian friar. Augustine was not a Biblical fundamentalist.