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St.Monica was born in North Africa in the fourth century. She married a pagan named Patritius. She bore three children to him, the eldest of whom was [[St Augustine]].
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St.Monica was born in North Africa in the fourth century. She married a [[pagan]] named Patritius. She bore three children to him, the eldest of whom was [[St Augustine]].
  
Her persistence and fortitude in Christianity eventually converted her eldest son to the faith, and Augustine in turn converted his father.
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Her persistence and fortitude in [[Christian]]ity eventually converted her eldest son to the faith, and Augustine in turn converted his father.
  
 
St.Monica died in 387. Her feast day is on May the fourth and she is the patron saint of [[drinking|alcoholics]].
 
St.Monica died in 387. Her feast day is on May the fourth and she is the patron saint of [[drinking|alcoholics]].

Revision as of 19:08, 17 November 2003

St.Monica was born in North Africa in the fourth century. She married a pagan named Patritius. She bore three children to him, the eldest of whom was St Augustine.

Her persistence and fortitude in Christianity eventually converted her eldest son to the faith, and Augustine in turn converted his father.

St.Monica died in 387. Her feast day is on May the fourth and she is the patron saint of alcoholics.