St. Alipius: Saint of the Day for Saturday, August 15, 2020 (Sat, 15 Aug 2020)
Bishop and companion of St. Augustine. He was born in Tagaste, North Africa, and was raised as a friend of St. Augustine. He went to Rome to study law and became a magistrate there. When Augustine
arrived in Rome, Alipius resigned his post and accompanied him to Milan. There he was baptized with Augustine in 387 or 394 by St. Ambrose. The two were ordained in Hippo, North Africa, and Alipius
became the bishop of Tagaste, serving in that capacity for thirty years. Alipius' name was placed in the ...
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