Saint Monica, Mother of St. Augustine RSS

Mother of St. Augustine, Saint Monica, St. Monica, St. Monica is the patron of mothers. -

St. Monica understood her mission through the vocation that God had called her to, the vocation of marriage and motherhood. Oftentimes, we forget that to every glory, there is a story. The story of St. Monica was a tragic one, it feels as though she had come to this world to suffer. Although we will never know if she ever victimized herself ( which we are tempted to do when it feels like if God had forgotten about us) we know that she offered up her suffering in prayer to the Lord. Modeling after our Holy Mother Mary, who also with the grace of God was able to bear the pain of her son’s suffering. 

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