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legend of Saint Monica

legend of Saint Monica

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Published by Richard Jackson in Leeds .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by W. Guy Pearse, illustrated by Geoffrey A. Mott.
SeriesThe children"s library of the saints -- 12
ContributionsPearse, W. Guy.
The Physical Object
Pagination24p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17315433M

The Life of Saint Monica: This book is above all things the story of a mother. But it is also the story of a noble woman-a woman who was truly great, for the reason that she never sought to be so. Because she understood the sphere in which a woman's work in the world must usually lie, and led her life truly along the lines that God had laid down. Saint Veronica is not mentioned in the Bible, but is known to us by Catholic tradition and in the Sixth Station of the Cross, "Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus." Legend states that as Christ was walking to Calvary, his face dripping with sweat and blood, Saint Veronica, a bystander, was .

  The Life of Saint Monica - By Frances Alice Forbes Sacred Heart Publications. This book is above all things the story of a mother. But it is also the story of . Mar 4, - Explore JaninaStepp's board "Catholic Saint: Monica", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Catholic saints, St monica and Catholic pins.

  It’s the fourth-century story of St. Monica and her young wayward son, Augustine. We’ll celebrate St. Monica’s feast day tomorrow, so it’s worth remembering how she led her son back to the Faith. Monica was raised as a Christian, but like many people today, she . westmonasterii, die 15 junii, of the jfnith a series of lives of the saints for young and old saint monica fhe littlk augustine learns to know jesus christ the life of saint monica by f. a. forbes fvith three original illustrations by frank ross maguire second edition r. & t. washbourne, ltd.


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Legend of Saint Monica Download PDF EPUB FB2

A wonderful story of one magnificent woman now known as St. Monica. Her life was not easy and there was much she prayed for, especially her errant son, who was brilliant but rebellious. It took almost her lifetime, but her prayers for him were answered resoundingly when he became a great doctor in the church and ultimately, after his death (and hers) the magnificent St.

Augustine/5(49). A legend states that in the 18th century Father Juan Crespí named a local dripping spring Las Lagrimas de Santa Monica ("Saint Monica’s Tears") (today known as the Serra Springs) that was reminiscent of the tears that Saint Monica shed over her son's early :Thagaste, Numidia, Roman Empire.

The most obvious saintly companion is St. Monica, herself. Monica’s story is not as fully delved into during this book, but she was a pious Christian woman whose non-Christian husband and mother-in-law routinely berated and belittled her.

Through her example and witness to them, they both found a relationship with Christ before they died. 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 - /5. I have been interested in St. Monica since buying picture books of saints as a child. I have discovered I was aptly named by my father. I enjoyed discovering St. Monica's history, and that of her son.

The prayers included in the book were well received. She has become a revered friend/5(49). Saint Monica, by F. (Frances Alice) Forbes Project Gutenberg's Life of Saint Monica, by F.

(Frances Alice) Forbes This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. Mother of Saint Augustine of Hippo St. Monica was born into a Christian family in Tagaste, Algeria, across the Mediterranean Sea from Rome, in AD.

She married a pagan, a minor Roman government official named Patricius. Chris-tians were few and far between in those days. The marriage was blessed with three children; the oldest.

Saint Monica’s Story The circumstances of Saint Monica’s life could have made her a nagging wife, a bitter daughter-in-law, and a despairing parent, yet she did not give way to any of these temptations. Although she was a Christian, her parents gave her in marriage to a pagan, Patricius, who lived in her hometown of Tagaste in North : Franciscan Media.

Saint Monica, also known as Monica of Hippo, is St. Augustine of Hippo's mother. She was born in A.D. in Tagaste, which is present-day Algeria. When she was very young, she was married off to the Roman pagan Patricius, who shared his mother's violent temper.

Welcome to the Catholic Church of St. Monica St. Monica's re-opens for Sunday Mass on May st As many of you are already aware, we experienced a problem with our reservations system shortly after opening it up on Friday.

The story and history of Saint Monica. Monica, the mother of St. Augustine, was born in A, a girlhood of singular innocence and piety, she was given in marriage to Patritius, a pagan. In this book, Maggie Green shows how you can faithfully follow the example of Saint Monica, whose prayers, tears, and witness eventually led to the conversion of both her husband and her son, Saint Augustine, Doctor of the : Sophia Institute Press.

"The Saint Monica Club" became a hot potato: I immediately gave Maggie Green's book away to one who desperately needed it; I have a half dozen others in mind as well - and will be recommending it. Her offering is a tender tribute to suffering parents who often find themselves in.

Really enjoyed reading this book about St Monica (she was St Augustine's Mum). She was a Christian living in pagan times and for some weird reason her Christian parents married her off to a less than desirable pagan and she ended up living with him and a nightmare mother-in-law along with some unpleasant servants/slaves/5(62).

The primary source of information about St. Monica comes from St. Augustine’s writings of her in Confessions.

The case for her canonization came about through Augustine’s descriptions of her life. And yet he does not portray her as an idealized woman who never faltered. Rather, he describes her realistically, bringing to light both her strengths St.

Monica Struggled to Surrender Her Author: Sabrina Vu. ""Saint Monica, Exemplary mother of the great Augustine, you perseveringly pursued your wayward son not with wild threats but with prayerful cries to heaven. Intercede for all mothers in our day so that they may learn to draw their children to God.

LibriVox recording of The Life of Saint Monica by Frances Alice Forbes. Read in English by MariaS; Eduardo; Mich_elle; Mary Kay This book is above all things the story of a mother.

But it is also the story of a noble woman—a woman who was truly great, for the reason that she never sought to be so. The Veil of Veronica, or Sudarium (Latin for sweat-cloth), often called simply "The Veronica" and known in Italian as the Volto Santo or Holy Face (but not to be confused with the carved crucifix Volto Santo of Lucca), is a Christian relic of a piece of cloth which, according to tradition, bears the likeness of the face of Jesus not made by human hand (i.e., an acheiropoieton).

Augustine seemed to never stop writing, and after God and Augustine himself, Monica is the central character in his autobiography, the Confessions.

Monica is ever concerned about, and ever present to, Augustine. She won’t let him out of her sight. In fact, most of what is known of Monica is from Augustine’s Confessions, in book nine. Mother and son were able to share about six months of peaceful times before Monica passed away in the city of Ostia in the year She was fifty six.

St Monica is celebrated File Size: KB. This book is above all things the story of a mother. But it is also the story of a noble woman—a woman who was truly great, for the reason that.

Saint Monica (AD ) spent much of her life consumed with the afflictions and deviance of those closest to her. Her husband, Patricius, was well known for caving into temptations of the flesh. He was quite the Jekyll and Hyde: at moments he would show great deals of tenderness, affection, and devotion to his wife.The Life of Saint Monica Frances Alice FORBES ( - ) This book is above all things the story of a mother.

But it is also the story of a noble woman—a woman who was truly great, for the reason that she never sought to be so.