Monica's husband led a scandalous life and influenced their son to do the same. But after years and years of Monica's patient prayer and example, both men amended their ways and converted to Christianity. And the story doesn’t end there. Monica’s son eventually became one of the most influential saints in history: St. Augustine. Because of her remarkable story, Monica is a source of comfort and peace for those with loved ones whose actions bring pain and concern to friends and family.
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