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Saint Augustine on "True Poverty"

For the feast of St. Francis of Assisi on October 4, here is a brief selection from a homily of Saint Augustine on the need for poverty of spirit in order to share in Christ's life.

Fostering Interior Life

Sharing in Jesus' Poverty

October 4 is the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, a good opportunity to meditate on the Christian virtue of poverty. "Love and practise poverty of spirit," wrote Saint Josemaria. "Be content with what enables you to live a simple and sober life. Otherwise, you will never be an apostle."

Pray with Saint Josemaría