St. Monica, Mother of Augustine, pray for us!
August 27 - Feast of St. Monica, Mother of St. Augustine Prayer: Dear St. Monica, troubled wife and mother, many sorrows pierced your heart during your lifetime. Yet, you never despaired or lost faith. With confidence, persistence, and profound faith, you prayed daily for the conversion of your beloved husband, Patricius, and your beloved son, Augustine; your prayers were answered. Grant me that same fortitude, patience, and trust in the Lord. Intercede for me, dear St. Monica, that God may…
St. Maximilian Kolbe: Mary's Martyr for Christ
St. Maximilian Kolbe is the patron saint of prisoners, drug addicts, families, journalists, and the pro-life movement. Read about his life, devotion to Mary, and martyrdom in a Nazi concentration camp on our blog here.