Prayer for fallen away family members and friends - continued III


#1

**Dear friends in Christ,

Our former thread had reached over 1000 posts. Please continue to pray on this new thread.**


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 to us that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.
Intercede for us, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear our pleas
for all non practicing Catholics and those
discerning conversion to Catholicism.

Lord, I lift up especially my family members who
have strayed from becoming the best version of
themselves by not participating fully in your Holy
Church, and also for the family members of my
friends who desire the same for their loved ones.
Lord I also pray for my friends Dave and Dana.

Please 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.


#2

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 to us that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.
Intercede for us, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear our pleas
for all non practicing Catholics and those
discerning conversion to Catholicism.

Pray for my husband, my son, and my son's girlfriend as well, may they start their journey back to the fulness of faith.


#3

Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to your protection, implored your help,and sought your intercession was left unaided.
Inspired with this confidence, I fly to you, O Virgin of virgins, my Mother, to you I come, before you I stand sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in your mercy hear and answer me. Amen.


#4

Dear St. Monica, once the sorrowing mother of a wayward son, please present our novena petitions before God in whose presence you stand. Remember, dear St. Monica, the joy that flooded your heart when Augustine, the son of your prayers and tears, turned his life over to the Lord. Obtain for us, if it be His holy will, the graces we request through your intercessory power, that we may experience the happiness of answered prayer. Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou amongst women, and
Blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
Pray for us sinners,
Now and at the hour of our death,
Amen.


#5

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 to us that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.

Intercede for us, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear our pleas
for all non practicing Catholics (especially our loved ones) and those
discerning conversion to Catholicism.

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


Novena to St. Monica 

Daily Novena Prayer

Dear St. Monica, once the sorrowing mother of a wayward son, please present our novena petitions before God in whose presence you stand. Remember, dear St. Monica, the joy that flooded your heart when Augustine, the son of your prayers and tears, turned his life over to the Lord. Obtain for us, if it be His holy will, the graces we request through your intercessory power, that we may experience the happiness of answered prayer. Amen.

Another St. Monica Prayer

[youtube.com/watch?v=jT3hB7oqNY8](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jT3hB7oqNY8) 

About St. Monica from apostleshipofprayer

[youtube.com/watch?v=wd37Wetxgew](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wd37Wetxgew)

St. Monica, St. Augustine, and Our Lady of Consolation, Pray for us all. Amen

#6

[quote="jhash1, post:1, topic:257247"]

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 to us that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.
Intercede for us, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear our pleas
for all non practicing Catholics and those
discerning conversion to Catholicism.

[/quote]

Lord, please help the people I know who are not fully practicing their faith; help them to be the best Catholics they can possibly be. Give them deep faith and the humility and determination they need to fulfill your holy will. I thank you for having created them, please do not let them die apart from your Church, for the sake of your beloved Son's Passion. Thank you, Lord, for hearing my prayer.


#7

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 to us that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.

Intercede for us, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear our pleas
for all non practicing Catholics (especially our loved ones) and those
discerning conversion to Catholicism.

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


Novena to St. Monica 

Daily Novena Prayer

Dear St. Monica, once the sorrowing mother of a wayward son, please present our novena petitions before God in whose presence you stand. Remember, dear St. Monica, the joy that flooded your heart when Augustine, the son of your prayers and tears, turned his life over to the Lord. Obtain for us, if it be His holy will, the graces we request through your intercessory power, that we may experience the happiness of answered prayer. Amen.

Another St. Monica Prayer

[youtube.com/watch?v=jT3hB7oqNY8](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jT3hB7oqNY8) 

About St. Monica from apostleshipofprayer

[youtube.com/watch?v=wd37Wetxgew](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wd37Wetxgew)

St. Monica, St. Augustine, and Our Lady of Consolation, Pray for us all. Amen

#8

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 to us that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.
Intercede for us, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear our pleas
for all non practicing Catholics and those
discerning conversion to Catholicism.

Lord, I lift up especially my family members who
have strayed from becoming the best version of
themselves by not participating fully in your Holy
Church, and also for the family members of my
friends who desire the same for their loved ones.
Lord I also pray for my friends Dave and Dana.

Please 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.


#9

Dear St. Monica, once the sorrowing mother of a wayward son, please present our novena petitions before God in whose presence you stand. Remember, dear St. Monica, the joy that flooded your heart when Augustine, the son of your prayers and tears, turned his life over to the Lord. Obtain for us, if it be His holy will, the graces we request through your intercessory power, that we may experience the happiness of answered prayer. Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou amongst women, and
Blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
Pray for us sinners,
Now and at the hour of our death,
Amen.


#10

Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to your protection, implored your help,and sought your intercession was left unaided.
Inspired with this confidence, I fly to you, O Virgin of virgins, my Mother, to you I come, before you I stand sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in your mercy hear and answer me. Amen.


#11

Dear St. Monica, once the sorrowing mother of a wayward son, please present our novena petitions before God in whose presence you stand. Remember, dear St. Monica, the joy that flooded your heart when Augustine, the son of your prayers and tears, turned his life over to the Lord. Obtain for us, if it be His holy will, the graces we request through your intercessory power, that we may experience the happiness of answered prayer. Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou amongst women, and
Blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
Pray for us sinners,
Now and at the hour of our death,
Amen.


#12

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 to us that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.
Intercede for us, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear our pleas
for all non practicing Catholics and those
discerning conversion to Catholicism.

Lord, I lift up especially my family members who
have strayed from becoming the best version of
themselves by not participating fully in your Holy
Church, and also for the family members of my
friends who desire the same for their loved ones.
Lord I also pray for my friends Dave and Dana.

Please 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.


#13

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 to us that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.

Intercede for us, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear our pleas
for all non practicing Catholics (especially our loved ones) and those
discerning conversion to Catholicism.

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


Novena to St. Monica 

Daily Novena Prayer

Dear St. Monica, once the sorrowing mother of a wayward son, please present our novena petitions before God in whose presence you stand. Remember, dear St. Monica, the joy that flooded your heart when Augustine, the son of your prayers and tears, turned his life over to the Lord. Obtain for us, if it be His holy will, the graces we request through your intercessory power, that we may experience the happiness of answered prayer. Amen.

Another St. Monica Prayer

[youtube.com/watch?v=jT3hB7oqNY8](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jT3hB7oqNY8) 

About St. Monica from apostleshipofprayer

[youtube.com/watch?v=wd37Wetxgew](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wd37Wetxgew)

St. Monica, St. Augustine, and Our Lady of Consolation, Pray for us all. Amen

#14

Praying.


#15

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 to us that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.

Intercede for us, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear our pleas
for all non practicing Catholics (especially our loved ones) and those
discerning conversion to Catholicism.

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


Novena to St. Monica 

Daily Novena Prayer

Dear St. Monica, once the sorrowing mother of a wayward son, please present our novena petitions before God in whose presence you stand. Remember, dear St. Monica, the joy that flooded your heart when Augustine, the son of your prayers and tears, turned his life over to the Lord. Obtain for us, if it be His holy will, the graces we request through your intercessory power, that we may experience the happiness of answered prayer. Amen.

Another St. Monica Prayer

[youtube.com/watch?v=jT3hB7oqNY8](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jT3hB7oqNY8) 

About St. Monica from apostleshipofprayer

[youtube.com/watch?v=wd37Wetxgew](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wd37Wetxgew)

St. Monica, St. Augustine, and Our Lady of Consolation, Pray for us all. Amen

#16

Dear St. Monica, once the sorrowing mother of a wayward son, please present our novena petitions before God in whose presence you stand. Remember, dear St. Monica, the joy that flooded your heart when Augustine, the son of your prayers and tears, turned his life over to the Lord. Obtain for us, if it be His holy will, the graces we request through your intercessory power, that we may experience the happiness of answered prayer. Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou amongst women, and
Blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
Pray for us sinners,
Now and at the hour of our death,
Amen.


#17

Our Father who art in heaven,
hallowed be Thy Name,
Thy Kingdom come,
Thy will be done on earth
as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread,
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those
who trespass against us,
and lead us not into temptation
but deliver us from evil .
Amen .

Hail Mary full of grace .
The Lord is with Thee .
Blessed art Thou amongst women
And blessed is the fruit of Thy womb, Jesus .
Holy Mary Mother of God ,
pray for us sinners ,
now and at the hour of our death .
Amen .

Glory be to the Father
and to the Son
and to the Holy Spirit
As it was in the beginning is now ,
and ever shall be , world without end .
Amen

peace


#18

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women and
blessed is the Fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners
now and at the hour of our death. Amen.


#19

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 to us that same fortitude, patience,
and trust in the Lord.

Intercede for us, dear St. Monica,
that God may favorably hear our pleas
for all non practicing Catholics (especially our loved ones) and those
discerning conversion to Catholicism.

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


Novena to St. Monica 

Daily Novena Prayer

Dear St. Monica, once the sorrowing mother of a wayward son, please present our novena petitions before God in whose presence you stand. Remember, dear St. Monica, the joy that flooded your heart when Augustine, the son of your prayers and tears, turned his life over to the Lord. Obtain for us, if it be His holy will, the graces we request through your intercessory power, that we may experience the happiness of answered prayer. Amen.

Another St. Monica Prayer

[youtube.com/watch?v=jT3hB7oqNY8](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jT3hB7oqNY8) 

About St. Monica from apostleshipofprayer

[youtube.com/watch?v=wd37Wetxgew](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wd37Wetxgew)

St. Monica, St. Augustine, and Our Lady of Consolation, Pray for us all. Amen

#20

[quote="reindeer, post:18, topic:257247"]
Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women and
blessed is the Fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners
now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

[/quote]


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