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Old Dec 28, '11, 5:36 pm
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Please pray for my family.
....
Please pray that the Lord will guide me to follow His will in this matter, no matter what that means.
Praying for you and all in this thread.


PRAYER TO ST. MONICA

Dear St. Monica,
troubled wife and mother,
many sorrows pierced your heart during your lifetime.
Yet, you never despaired or lost faith.
With confidence, persistence, and profound faith,
you prayed daily for the conversion
of your beloved husband, Patricius,
and your beloved son, Augustine;
your prayers were answered.
Grant me that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.
Intercede for me, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear my plea for

(personal intentions and the intentions of all on this thread)

and grant me the grace to accept His Will in all things,
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, forever and ever.
Amen.



St. Monica, St. Augustine, and Servant of God Elisabeth Leseur, pray for us!
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Old Jan 31, '12, 7:20 pm
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PRAYER TO ST. MONICA

Dear St. Monica,
troubled wife and mother,
many sorrows pierced your heart during your lifetime.
Yet, you never despaired or lost faith.
With confidence, persistence, and profound faith,
you prayed daily for the conversion
of your beloved husband, Patricius,
and your beloved son, Augustine;
your prayers were answered.
Grant me that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.
Intercede for me, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear my plea for

(personal intentions and the intentions of all on this thread)

and grant me the grace to accept His Will in all things,
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, forever and ever.
Amen.



St. Monica, St. Augustine, and Servant of God Elisabeth Leseur, pray for us!
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Old Feb 15, '12, 5:46 pm
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PRAYER TO ST. MONICA

Dear St. Monica,
troubled wife and mother,
many sorrows pierced your heart during your lifetime.
Yet, you never despaired or lost faith.
With confidence, persistence, and profound faith,
you prayed daily for the conversion
of your beloved husband, Patricius,
and your beloved son, Augustine;
your prayers were answered.
Grant me that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.
Intercede for me, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear my plea for

(personal intentions and the intentions of all on this thread)

and grant me the grace to accept His Will in all things,
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, forever and ever.
Amen.



St. Monica, St. Augustine, and Servant of God Elisabeth Leseur, pray for us!
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Old Feb 22, '12, 5:43 pm
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I ask all here to please keep my family in their prayers.

I'm 20 and still living at home. I'm the eldest of four children. For several years, my younger brother has had a problem with behaviour and anger, and it's really escalated in the last three years. He shows my parents minimal respect, regularly criticises my mother and is always fighting with my father. He is threatening, cruel and emotionally abusive... even physically abusive at times.
The situation is tearing my family apart - my parents leave home in anger and sadness, my sisters get upset, and I kind of get stuck in the middle as some kind of mediator. We never really do much as a family anymore because of my brother. He doesn't even come to Mass or pray with us. It seems like he goes out of his way to make life especially difficult for us, and I feel very unloved by him.
I'm meant to be going overseas to study later in the year, and I'm kind of scared to leave because I fear for my family. My brother can be terrifying sometimes. To outsiders our family looks perfect and my brother looks like such a nice and respectful person, but the reality is that we're all breaking. While I am still able to forgive my brother, he has caused me great pain - the kind of pain that runs deep and that, no matter how hard a person tries, can never be forgotten.

God bless.
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Old Mar 8, '12, 8:37 pm
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Praying for you and your family!!

Saint Monica, pray for us!
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Old Mar 11, '12, 12:59 pm
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Dear St. Monica, once sorrowing mother of a wayward son, be pleased to present our petition to the Lord God of heaven and earth. [personal intentions and intentions of all on this thread] Look down upon our anxieties and needs and intercede for us as you did so fervently for Augustine, your firstborn.

We have full confidence that your prayers will gain a favorable hearing in heaven. Mother of a sinner-turned-saint, obtain for us patience, perseverance, and total trust in God's perfect timing. In His appointed hour, in His merciful way, may He respond to your prayer and ours, which we offer through You. Amen.

St Monica, St. Augustine, and Servant of God Elisabeth Leseur, pray for us!
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[quote=Belle10;8966751]PRAYER TO ST. MONICA

Dear St. Monica,
troubled wife and mother,
many sorrows pierced your heart during your lifetime.
Yet, you never despaired or lost faith.
With confidence, persistence, and profound faith,
you prayed daily for the conversion
of your beloved husband, Patricius,
and your beloved son, Augustine;
your prayers were answered.
Grant me that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.
Intercede for me, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear my plea for
the conversion and salvation for all my children
and grandchildren.

and grant me the grace to accept His Will in all things,
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, forever and ever.
Amen.
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Old Mar 28, '12, 10:19 am
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St. Monica please continue to intercede for my son and husband.
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Old Mar 29, '12, 5:16 am
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Dear St. Monica,
troubled wife and mother,
many sorrows pierced your heart during your lifetime.
Yet, you never despaired or lost faith.
With confidence, persistence, and profound faith,
you prayed daily for the conversion
of your beloved husband, Patricius,
and your beloved son, Augustine;
your prayers were answered.
Grant me that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.
Intercede for me, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear my plea for
the conversion and salvation for my bother Marshall and my niece Jessica and her husband Aasa
and grant me the grace to accept His Will in all things,
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, forever and ever.
Amen.
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Old Mar 30, '12, 5:56 am
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Hello everyone,

I just signed up to the forums but this thread jumped out at me! I am a strong believer in the power of prayer and St. Monica is my favorite female saint. I have already asked for her intercessory prayers for my husband but now is the time I need serious intervention.

Long story short, my husband is battling renal failure and we're in the process of finding a suitable kidney for transplant. We're SO close but have to wait to hear whether our first several people to test are a go. My husband is depressed, taking lots of medications, including an antidepressant, and now we are having marital problems. He told me recently that he's no longer in love with me. We are going to a great counselor and I feel hopeful we can turn this around for our marriage and our three young children, 6, 3 and 8 months old. We were married in the Catholic church 9 years ago this May.

I am praying fervently every day that we have a true conversion of heart, come to a healing place where my husband receives a new kidney and a new lease on life, and we grow to be a happy, honest, trusting and God-loving wife and husband. Only good can come from here.

Saint Monica,
Please pray for all the intentions in this thread and for our dear husbands and families.

Thank you, everyone!
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Old Mar 30, '12, 8:06 am
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Long story short, my husband is battling renal failure and we're in the process of finding a suitable kidney for transplant.

I am praying fervently every day that we have a true conversion of heart, come to a healing place where my husband receives a new kidney and a new lease on life, and we grow to be a happy, honest, trusting and God-loving wife and husband. Only good can come from here.
I'm sorry for all you're going through. Might I suggest praying the chaplet of Divine Mercy? Jesus gave it to St. Faustina and said to pray it for all but especially for the sick. There's a link in my signature if you're not familliar with it.

Prayers for all who post in this thread. May we and all those we love remain in the center of God's will for our lives.


PRAYER TO ST. MONICA

Dear St. Monica,
troubled wife and mother,
many sorrows pierced your heart during your lifetime.
Yet, you never despaired or lost faith.
With confidence, persistence, and profound faith,
you prayed daily for the conversion
of your beloved husband, Patricius,
and your beloved son, Augustine;
your prayers were answered.
Grant me that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.
Intercede for me, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear my plea for

(personal intentions and the intentions of all on this thread)

and grant me the grace to accept His Will in all things,
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, forever and ever.
Amen.



St. Monica, St. Augustine, and Servant of God Elisabeth Leseur, pray for us!
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Old Mar 31, '12, 5:04 pm
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Thank you, Belle and all others for the prayers.

I think now is the time I learn about the Divine Mercy. Thanks for the suggestion.
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Old Mar 31, '12, 5:32 pm
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Thank you, Belle and all others for the prayers.

I think now is the time I learn about the Divine Mercy. Thanks for the suggestion.
This is the perfect time! (Well, there's never a bad time!) Divine Mercy Sunday is always the Sunday after Easter Sunday. If you want to start a Divine Mercy novena you start it on Good Friday. Click here for lots of information.

The Divine Mercy has been such a blessing for my family and me. I am so thankful for God's mercy and love!


PRAYER TO ST. MONICA

Dear St. Monica,
troubled wife and mother,
many sorrows pierced your heart during your lifetime.
Yet, you never despaired or lost faith.
With confidence, persistence, and profound faith,
you prayed daily for the conversion
of your beloved husband, Patricius,
and your beloved son, Augustine;
your prayers were answered.
Grant me that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.
Intercede for me, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear my plea for

(personal intentions and the intentions of all on this thread)

and grant me the grace to accept His Will in all things,
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, forever and ever.
Amen.



St. Monica, St. Augustine, and Servant of God Elisabeth Leseur, pray for us!
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Old Apr 19, '12, 9:55 am
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PRAYER TO ST. MONICA

Dear St. Monica,
troubled wife and mother,
many sorrows pierced your heart during your lifetime.
Yet, you never despaired or lost faith.
With confidence, persistence, and profound faith,
you prayed daily for the conversion
of your beloved husband, Patricius,
and your beloved son, Augustine;
your prayers were answered.
Grant me that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.
Intercede for me, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear my plea for

(personal intentions and the intentions of all on this thread)

and grant me the grace to accept His Will in all things,
through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, forever and ever.
Amen.



St. Monica, St. Augustine, and Servant of God Elisabeth Leseur, pray for us!
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Belle10 I really love the prayer to St. Monica - I was born on St. Augustine day and I often feel very close with St. Monica - I don't think I gave my mom quite as much trouble as St. Augustine gave St. Monica, but this is kind of my point of view.... my mom might feel differently!
I think St. Monica as well as St. Augustine are both excellent Saints to have in your corner -
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