There are nine days until the feast of Saint Monica (August 27). All of us are praying for the conversion or return to the Church of many family members, friends, and loved ones. Let’s join together in a novena for them.
Saint Monica, you know the struggle of those who seek to live by faith. By your example and prayers, you led your husband and your son into the way of faith. The difficulties of life did not diminish your confidence in God or your prayer. Pray for me and for all whose faith is tested that we may trust in God and not be overwhelmed or discouraged by life’s bruises but may live in faith and proclaim your generous love in word and deed. Amen.
Post the names of your loved ones whom you would like us to include in this prayer. (Use initials, first names only, “a friend,” etc. rather than full names, to protect privacy.)
Here’s the beginning of my list: