Saint Monica

Saint Monica

b. 333 in Tagaste in Roman Africa, d. 387 at Ostia, after 30 years of prayer converted her husband Patricius, and also her son Augustine with the help of the bishop Ambrose.

Patroness of Mothers and Widows.

 

 
 
Saint Monica with her son Saint Augustine, Ary Scheffer, 1854

Saint Monica with her son Saint Augustine, Ary Scheffer, 1854