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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.

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’s Bedtime Prayer

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

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…

“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.”

To Fall in Love with God is the Greatest romance

To fall in love with God is the greatest romance; to seek him the greatest adventure; to find him, the…

Is There A Difference Between Reading And Understanding The Scriptures?

The wisdom of what a person says is in direct proportion to his progress in learning the Holy Scriptures –…

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.

What Does Love Really Look Like?

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the…

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.

What is the True Source of Beauty?

Beauty grows in you to the extent that love grows, because charity itself is the soul’s beauty. – Confessions

“Pray as though everything depended on God…”

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

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.