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Last week, it was the feast of St. Monica. During the day, a family friend posted the link to this video on Facebook. I thought it was nice and everything, and went on with my day. 149 more words

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Self Creation

Augustine of Hippo speaking to those who doubted the God of creation tells us: “Where could such a creature come but from you, O Lord? Is any man clever enough to have fashioned himself? 261 more words

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A Monk's Chronicle: 1 September MMXIV -- Saints Monica and Augustine: A Legacy

Saints Monica and Augustine: A Legacy

Saints Monica and Augustine, mother and son, still make for an intriguing duo in the saintly pantheon.  Both were strong-willed, and both had a streak of independence.   1,310 more words

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Saint of the Day for Wednesday, August 27th, 2014: St. Monica

Saint of the Day for Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

St. Monica

St. Monica was married by arrangement to a pagan official in North Africa, who was much older than she, and although generous, was also violent tempered. 61 more words

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We remember two saints together this week in our calendar, Monica and her son Augustine. I was thinking of a song I knew long ago, “A Mother’s Love’s a Blessing.” Augustine could have sung that song. 446 more words

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