25 August 2013
Day 8 - Saint Monica Novena Prayers:
St. Monica demonstrated heroic patience during her trials in life. She suffered patiently and with a deep faith in God's goodness.
Let's pray today that we may have the faith of St. Monica such that we will have heroic patience in the face of difficulty.
Here are the prayers for today:
Dear Saint Monica, you were once the mournful mother of a prodigal son. Your faithfulness to prayer brought you and your son so close to God that you are now with him in eternity. By your intercession and God's grace, your son St. Augustine became a great and venerable Saint of the Church. Please take my request to God with the same fervor and persistence with which you prayed for your own son.
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With your needs, worries and anxieties, you threw yourself on the mercy and providence of God. Through sorrow and pain, you constantly devoted yourself to God. Pray for me that I might join you in such a deep faith in God's goodness and mercy.
Above all, dear Saint Monica, pray for me that I may, like your son, turn from my sin and become a great saint for the glory of God.
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