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Saint Monica: Model of Christian Mothers

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The famous persevering mother whose prayers, patience and good example at last obtained the conversion of her wayward son - the great St. Augustine - as well as her pagan husband and her mother-in-law. Includes her childhood, difficult marriage, anguish over Augustine, constancy and - in the end - her joy at his conversion. A magnificent story of prayer finally answered! I ...more
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Published May 1998 by TAN Books & Publishers
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Jo
A book on Monica, St. Augustine's mother. It gives a good overview of Augustine's life in a quick read. Monica was a lovely picture of piety and faith. The book relays how her whole household came to the faith. This book is more focused on prayer and Christianity than traditions of the Catholic church - I liked that about it.
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F. A. Forbes (16 March 1869 – 1936) was the nom de plume of Mother Frances Alice Monica Forbes, RSCJ, a member of the Society of the Sacred Heart from Scotland and a religious author.

She was born in 1869 as Alice Forbes into a Presbyterian family. Her mother died when she was a child. In 1900 she became a Roman Catholic. Only a few months later, she entered the Society of the Sacred Heart, as a 31
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