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Augustine: "its meaning grows with them"

“The Bible was composed in such a way that as beginners mature, its meaning grows with them.”

- Augustine of Hippo, Confessions

Religious/Theological Reflections

Relevant Magazine: "15 Augustine Quotes That Helped Shape Modern Christian Thought"

Today marks the anniversary of St. Augustine’s death in 430 AD.

Relevant magazine has listed 15 of Augustine’s most influential quotes in their opinion here… 38 more words


St. Augustine of Hippo

Augustine of Hippo
St. Augustine
13 November 354 – 28 August 430

It is a little known fact that St. Augustine of Hippo was born in about 354 C.E. 794 more words


Saint of the Day for Wednesday, August 27th, 2014: St. Monica

Saint of the Day for Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

St. Monica

St. Monica was married by arrangement to a pagan official in North Africa, who was much older than she, and although generous, was also violent tempered. 61 more words

Late have I loved you

“Late have I loved you, beauty so old and so new; late have I loved you. And see, you were within and I was in the external world and sought you there, and in my unlovely state I plunged into those lovely created things which you made.

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From the Church, to You, With Love

“The Church is a whore, but she’s my mother.” – Saint Augustine

Dear John,

I got the letters that you sent me. At first, I wasn’t sure that I would respond, because it seemed like you really just needed some space and some time alone. 1,577 more words


Lesser Known Saints

Some of this week’s saints are recognizable while other are not.

Monica of Hippo (AD 331 – 387)
Monica is the mother of St. Augustine. Monica was  married early in life to a pagan, Patricius, and they had three children. 731 more words