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Santa Monica Retablo Patroness of Mothers, Wives, Abuse Victims.

St. Monica was married to a pagan man who was much older than her. He was generous with her but had a terrible temper. With prayer she converted him and two of her children to Christianity. Her son Augustine proved to be a much more difficult case. She prayed and wept over him for seventeen years. A priest said to her that, "It is not possible that a son of so many tears should perish." Of course this son became St. Augustine.

"May I be blessed as a mother and through your example of faith, may I help call forth my child's higher nature." Measures - 1 1/2" x 3"

Santa Monica - Mothers and Abuse Victims - Retablo - Pocket Saint

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