Augustine For Today

January 13 – Saint Ilario

“This is my recommendation to you, my brothers and sisters; give earthly bread, and knock at the door of the heavenly bread; the Lord is bread. ‘I’, He said, ‘am the bread of life’. How will He give it to you, if you do not give it to the person in need? … So while He is the Lord, and the real Lord, and no need of our goods, all the same, in order that we might do something for Him, He was ready to be hungry in His poor.”

Sermon 359, 5-6