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Quotes by "St. Augustine of Hippo"

St. Augustine of Hippo (13 November 354 – 28 August 430) was an early Christian theologian and philosopher whose writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy. He was the bishop of Hippo Regius in north Africa and is viewed as one of the most important Church Fathers in Western Christianity for his writings in the Patristic Era. Among his most important works are The City of God and Confessions.

St. Augustine’s Bedtime Prayer

Watch, O Lord, with those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight, and give Your Angels and Saints charge over…

St. Augustine of Hippo

How to Pray Without Ceasing Through the Desire of the Heart

There is another inward kind of prayer without ceasing, which is the desire of the heart.

St. Augustine of Hippo

7 Benefits of Fasting According to St. Augustine

Fasting cleanses the soul, raises the mind, subjects one’s flesh to the spirit, renders the heart contrite and humble, scatters…

St. Augustine of Hippo

What Is The Holy Spirit To The Body of Christ, The Church?

What the soul is to the human body, the Holy Spirit is to the Body of Christ, the Church.

St. Augustine of Hippo

Beautiful Christmas Quote From St. Augustine

He was created of a mother whom He created. He was carried by hands that He formed. He cried in…

What is the meaning of the Coming of the Holy Ghost?

  What is the meaning of the Coming of the Holy Ghost? What did it accomplish? How did He tell…

St. Augustine of Hippo

“A life without eternity is unworthy of the name of life.”

A life without eternity is unworthy of the name of life. Only eternal life is true.

St. Augustine of Hippo

We are Here for Only an Instant. Everything Slips Away!

After so many sufferings, diseases, troubles and pains, let us return humbly to that One Being. Let us enter into…

Belatedly I loved thee, O Beauty so ancient and so new!

“Belatedly I loved thee, O Beauty so ancient and so new, belatedly I loved thee. For see, thou wast within…

St. Augustine of Hippo

Why Mortal Sins Require Confession according to St. Augustine

In three ways then are sins remitted in the Church; by baptism, by prayer, by the greater humility of penance.

St. Augustine of Hippo

“You have made us for yourself, O Lord…”

“You have made us for Yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in You.”

St. Augustine of Hippo

“Pray as though everything depended on God…”

“Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.”