"Human life - your life - and its humdrum, ordinary business, have a meaning which is divine, which belongs to eternity.” Saint Josemaría
"Human life - your life - and its humdrum, ordinary business, have a meaning which is divine, which belongs to eternity.”
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.
Saint Augustine of Hippo (354-430) was born in Tagaste, in northern Africa. Called the “Doctor of Grace,” he is one of the greatest Christian thinkers in the history of the Church. His feast day is celebrated on August 28.
August 28 is the memorial of Saint Augustine, one of the greatest Fathers of the Church. "Without charity the rich man is poor, and with it the poor man is rich."
A homily of Saint Augustine about the two miraculous catch of fish narrated in the Gospels.
"Why – I ask you – is Mary the Mother of Christ, other than because she gave birth to the members of Christ?" Saint Augustine praises our Lady's excellence in this excerpt from a homily.
An excerpt from a homily of Saint Augustine about the curing of the blind men at Jericho, in Saint Matthew's gospel.