Saint Augustine of Hippo. B. 354 AD. St Augustine Meditates on the Trinity when the Child Jesus Appears before him by Vergos. Augustine said God had chosen the Jews as a special people & the scattering of Jews by the Roman Empire was a fulfillment of prophecy that says "Slay them not, lest they should at last forget Thy law" (Psalm 59:11). Augustine said God had allowed the Jews to survive this dispersion as a warning to Christians, & the Jews would be converted at the end of time. YBH

Lessons from the Divine Office for Thursday of the Fourth Week of August…

Augustine of Hippo - "But there is another sort of man who is under the same pressure but does not complain, for it is the friction which polishes him. It is the pressure which refines and makes him noble"

Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): Who was born on this day in history? November 13 - Augustine of Hippo (aka Saint Augustine or Saint Austin)

Augustine of Hippo - "But there is another sort of man who is under the same pressure but does not complain, for it is the friction which polishes him. It is the pressure which refines and makes him noble"

Saint Augustine of Hippo Quotes: To be under pressure is inescapable.

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Augustine of Hippo was a hard-partying bad boy who turned his life around to eventually become a bishop and a major Catholic saint. His book "Confessions" is required reading on the free will/grace conundrum. I also dig his mom, St.

Augustine of Hippo is depicted in a stained-glass window in Crosier House in Phoenix. Description from the-mirror.org. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Holy, holy, holy: Pope talks about his eight favorite saints. Augustine, pictured in stain glass)

“Come. Now is the Time to Worship..”

“Come. Now is the Time to Worship..”

St Augustine of Hippo Portrait by Philippe de Champaigne, century. Bishop, Confessor, Doctor of the Church

After accepting Christianity, he was then baptized by Ambrose in 387. He returned to Africa from Milan in 388 where he soon gave away all of his property except the family estate, which he turned into a monastic foundation. From there, in just 7 years, he becomes a priest, then a Bishop of Hippo; a position he retained till his death in 430.

Jaume Huguet - Consecration of Saint Augustine; Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain; - 1475 If you have time, do browse through the MNAC’s Gothic art collection. It’s well worth it.

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Augustin d'Hippone Saint-Augustin Souk Ahras Algérie Annaba Augustine of Hippo

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Augustine of Hippo--According to his contemporary, Jerome, Augustine "established anew the ancient Faith."[6] In his early years, he was heavily influenced by Manichaeism and afterward by the Neo-Platonism of Plotinus. After his baptism and conversion to the Catholic faith in 387, Augustine became a bishop, doctor of the Church, and a saint.

Day 8 – Novena to St Augustine Saint Augustine, God has tasked you with aiding people in distress even when the assistance they need requires you to perform miracles in His name. Refuse not.

St. Augustine of Hippo - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Augustine of Hippo is the patron of brewers because of his conversion from a former life of loose living, which included parties, entertainment, and worldly ambitions. His complete turnaround and .

Augustine of Hippo

Augustine of Hippo - also known as Saint Augustine or Saint Austin, was an early Christian theologian and philosopher whose writings were very influential in the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy.

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