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St. Monica was a 4th century Christian who performed many charitable works in her life. She is the mother of St. Augustine. When he was young, Augustine became a heretic and led a dissolute lifestyle. Monica never ceased praying and fasting for his conversion, which finally occurred shortly before her death.

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How did Monica live by God's will and how is she become a saint?

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Who was the mother of Saint Augustine of Hippo?

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Who is Saint Monica's son?

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What was the name of Saint Augustine of Hippo's mother?

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What day was st Monica born?

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What did Saint Monica do to become a saint?

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What was St. Augustine of Hippos's mother's name?

If you are referring to Augustine of Hippo's mother's her name was "Saint Monica".


Who is the patron saint of mothers of priests?

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What was Saint Monica's vocation?

Monica was a housewife and mother of St. Augustine.


Did St. Monica predecease Saint Augustine?

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What was the real name of Saint Monica?

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