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Feast of Saint Monica (27 August 2015)

As we celebrate today the commemoration of Saint Monica, the mother of the great Father and Doctor Saint Augustine, we come to one of the poignant readings to be found in the Liturgy of the Hours. 479 more words

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A Mother's Love: Saint Monica

I was sixteen-years old when I was going through the Confirmation program. When it came time for me to pick a saint, I was torn between all the single saintly ladies: Teresa of Avila and Catherine of Siena were my top picks, but so were Agnes of Rome, Maria Goretti, and Cecilia.  1,128 more words

Catholic Exchange: St. Monica Teaches Us to Persevere in Hope

Today is the feast of Saint Monica followed by the feast of Saint Augustine, her son, tomorrow. Her life is a tremendous example of perseverance, faith, and hope. 216 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


Homily for Saint Monica

The United States Embassy to the Holy See has recently moved to new facilities in central Rome and has posted some pictures of its new surroundings online. 320 more words


Memorial of Saint Monica (August 27th, 2015)

Saint Monica was likely born in the year 331 AD and died in the year 387 AD. Her husband was a Roman of minor nobility named Patricius and with Patricius, Monica had three children- one of whom was named Augustine. 530 more words

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