Saturday, August 28, 2021
St. Augustine of Hippo was born in North Africa. He spent his youth living wildly but then converted to Christianity after his mother, St. Monica, prayed for him for years. He became a priest and then later a bishop. His his extensive writings make him a doctor of the Church. After his conversion he preached and lived a life of poverty.
St. Augustine is the patron saint of brewers, printers, and theologians. His feast day is August 28.