What did the Saints say about tithing?


#1

Example: According to St. Augustine, the Christian who neglects this duty to tithe “takes what belongs to someone else.”

St. Thomas Aquinas was also in favor of tithing.

St. Thomas Aquinas points out that the continuation of tithing is quite fitting, “lest the people of the New Law should give less to the ministers of the New Testament than did the people of the Old Law to the ministers of the Old Testament.”


#2

Looks like you’ve answered your own question…


#3

Those were my contributions. Would like to know what some of the Church Fathers had to say about tithing.


#4

Tithing is not a Catholic doctrine.
The faithful also have the duty of providing for the material needs of the Church, each according to his abilities.
There is also this requirement in canon law:
The Christian faithful are obliged to assist with the needs of the Church so that the Church has what is necessary for divine worship, for the works of the apostolate and of charity, and for the decent support of ministers.
They are also obliged to promote social justice and, mindful of the precept of the Lord, to assist the poor from their own resources.

“Can I get that 10% now ?”, He asks………LoL


#6

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