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August 28. ST. AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO Late have I loved you, o beauty ever ancient, ever new, late have I loved you! You were within me, but I was outside, and it was there that I searched for you.


August 28. ST. AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO Late have I loved you, o beauty ever ancient, ever new, late have I loved you! You were within me, but I was outside, and it was there that I searched for you. Dear friends, below is a beautiful excerpt taken from the book of St. Augustine, Confessions, prayed today in the Divine Office and which I think would benefit a lot of people in their personal prayer. In it, St. Augustine recounts his search for []

August 28: ST. AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO. Father and Doctor of the Church


August 28: ST. AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO Father and Doctor of the Church   The life of St. Augustine of Hippo, Father and Doctor of the Church, son of St. Monica, is a great example of God’s love, mercy and patience, always disposed to wait for man to return to Him through humility and contrition, paving then the path of conversion and holiness. Prior to his conversion, St. Augustine led a dissolute and loose way of living, living with a mistress for several []

August 27: ST. MONICA. Patroness of Mothers, Married Women and Widowers


August 27: ST. MONICA. Patroness of Mothers, Married Women and Widowers Today we celebrate the memorial of St. Monica. She is the persistent, determined, patient and loving mother of St. Augustine who never threw the towel on her son’s waywardly life, who as we know was a great sinner but later got converted to the Catholic faith after passing through turbulent years of sincere search for the truth, until he finally found what his heart was looking for in the Catholic Church. []