15 Days of Prayer with Saint Augustine

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Augustine of Hippo, son of a pagan father and Christian mother, studied rhetoric and philosophy as a young man, renounced his Christian upbringing, and lived for fifteen years with his mistress, by whom he had a child.

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Augustine of Hippo, son of a pagan father and Christian mother, studied rhetoric and philosophy as a young man, renounced his Christian upbringing, and lived for fifteen years with his mistress, by whom he had a child.While living in Milan he came under the influence of Saint Ambrose, and was baptized in 387. He became a priest in 391, a bishop four years later, and produced an extraordinary body of writings.

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