St. Monica Novena

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Saint MonicaSt. Monica is a very powerful intercessor for all those to go to her for help.

She was the mother of St. Augustine who is a Doctor of the Church and a highly revered Saint, philosopher and theologian. St. Monica prayed for her wayward son and pagan husband fervently throughout her life.

After 17 years of prayer, St. Augustine converted and eventually became the great Saint we know him as today.

The novena begins on August 18th.

Saint Monica Novena Prayers

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.

St. Monica is the Patron Saint of…

Married women
Difficult Marriages

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  1. Dear St Monica, Jude, Therese, St Rita, St of Emergency and desparate cased please help my son, get a short listed for a job at woolworths
    he already wrote a test, in your mighty name he will pass and he will secure a job in tis chain store where he will learn and earn i proclaim and declare .

    Help him dear lord.

    Make all things possible for him.

    every application sent forth must have the Lords unmeritted, uncommon favour upon my child dear Lord, please help him.

    u r the way father bless him, and keep him safe under the shadow of your wings. Lord you ordained him into this world, so i challenge you to undertake for him, open flood gates of abundant blessing over his life i pray in Jesus mighty name.

    you are the way mighty Lord.

    Also help my younger son in his grade 11 studies to excel. keep him safe and protected with your seal, and your armor. give both my children your values, character, walk talk, virtues, manner’s mighty Jesus, Give them a teachable mind knowledgable spirit and a desire to learn at all times. Anoint them with fresh annointing from your throne room of grace.

    give them you insight, and a mind of christ at all times. shower them with your peace joy, love and ever lasting tranquilty from above.

    As they are seated at your table may the always drink of your cup and eat of your table. i declare prosperity, and all their request of accuracy abundance and excellency to be over their lives. they will be the head where they thread their feet mighty father. i ask all these mercies in Jesus mighty name.
    have your hand upon our marriage, our finances and our policy payment must be approved now mighty Jesus. company taking a bit too long, St Rita and St of efficiency make all things possible as quickly as possible.


  2. Please pray for Tom to turn his heart back to Christ and his ways. For restoration, reconciliation,and healing of our love and family.

  3. Please pray for the conversion of my daughter may she turn to God in all her trials. May God help her find her way. Amen

  4. Dear St. Monica
    Please help my marriage and my family, my husband is verbally, emotionally and mentally abusive to us all. He is an alcoholic and adulterer, I have been Praying for years for help for him and myself and our children. Please help us.

  5. Dear St Monica,

    My two oldest daughters need your prayers so that they can get along, love and respect each other and speak kindly to each other.

    • I pray and I ask of you to pray for my son Dale that has an alcohol problem and my granddaughters Leah and Cara that don’t believe in God show them the way I ask of you in Jesus name St Monica pray for us amen

  6. Please help me pray for my daughter. May she be cured of all her afflictions. May she return to God and His church.

  7. St. MONICA, Please help my mother, she has a diabetes and a little wound on her feet. Forgive her with her sins..

  8. Dear Saint Monica,
    Thank you for your prayers and intercession. Please be with my son as he faces a difficult matter before him. Thank you for your strength your help and hope.

  9. May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored and glorified now and forever, Amen. Say the above prayer for 3days with 1 Our Father, 1 Hail Mary and 1 Glory be to the Father. Publish prayer on 3rd day.
    Oh! Dear Mother of God. Our Lady of Conception Aparcida. Oh! St Rita of Cascia and St Jude Worker of Miracles and impossible causes, pray for me. St Edwidges, the St of the needy and St Expedite, the St of Urgent causes, you know how desperate I feel, please ask Jesus to help me( here mention request). May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored and glorified now and forever, Amen. Say the above prayer for 3 days with 1 Our Father, 1 Hail Mary and 1 Glory be to the Father. Publish prayer on 3rd day. Thank you St Jude for your intercession. Please continue to intercede for me.

    For our financial crisis to be rebuked and denounce. for my family to be protected safe, my son to get a job as soon as possible and for this bad staff that cause us pain to be removed, rebuked, and denounce and casted away. I pray for peace. Amen

    • For my son to make time for his mother, me and realize his presence with me is all I want from him. amen

  10. Please pray for my son who is dealing with alcoholism. He has lost his job, received DUIs, lost his marriage, and has 4 children that are all suffering due to this affliction. I pray that he will get the help he needs to lead a sober life and all is not lost. Amen

  11. Please pray for my daughter Karri, son John and his wife Christy to break the additions that have them so distant from Our Lord. Please pray that Jesus wrap his arms around them and brings them back to his herd with clear minds and hearts.

  12. St. Monica please intercede on behalf of my son AC. Like your son, I feel he is in a cult and has been brainwashed against me. I pray that he becomes strong and starts thinking for himself. Let him realize that his family does love him and wants to be a part of his life. Please let him see his captor for what she really is and he sets himself free. Thank you.

  13. Please pray for my son. He does not keep in touch with us and we do not know where he is. Please, St. Monica, bring him back to us.

  14. I just moved from Louisiana to Alabama, now I doubting if I made the right choice. I did pray over it before I moved. I am also suffering with pains in my back and legs.
    Thanks in advanced,

  15. Please pray for a generational money Curse from my Grandfather on money of his and my Fathers Estate. We recieved money lately and fear using the money until the Curse and anger is removed. In Jesus Name Amen

  16. Please pray for my daughter. Pray that she returns to her faith stays clean and sober. Pray she is cured mind body and soul thru Christ or Lord.

  17. This Novena to Saint Monica is for my son Steven.

    Steven has been lost for quite some time, he is approaching his 40th birthday, but he acts like a teenager. He has had drug problems, and now he is gambling his money from work. As a mother, I have helped him in more ways I can and unfortunately he doesn’t take much consideration and he has even abuse me with words that have deeply hut me. I believe as a mother and the only person he has available for help I provided help and sometimes I feel guilty. I can’t do otherwise because the alternative will be much worse and that will be unbearable for me.
    I ask Saint Monica to listen to my prayer and my request, as a mother, you know my soul as his mother, and also know the depth of his problems. Fill those void areas, make him find his way with good people around him, good opportunities. I would like Steven to become responsible, to have a good brake at work and in his life and to leave his compulsive behavior. Please help him with his drug problem once and for all, his compulsive behavior and his place in this world. I desire with all my heart that he becomes a mature and noble man, to restore his abilities and become responsible, mature and respectful man. Restore those areas of his brain that make him messy, careless, not conscious of the consequences. May the Holy Spirit with Saint Monica work deeply in his behavior areas and restore the wonderful man he can be. Please help me as his mother to keep me healthy mentally and physically.AMEN!

  18. Please St Monica, interceed for us to our Lord Jesus Christ. Pray that Letti finds people that can help her find her way back to a Christian life, that she gains wisdom in the understanding that her current way of life is leading her the wrong path. Please deter those people from her life that walk her to a life of destruction and bring her to new people, open new doors, bring to new encounters and new friends that will lead her to a God fearing life and peaceful and loving life with her family. Please, St. Monica pray for Letti. Please Saint Monica ask our Lord Jesus to save Letti. Pleas St. Monica pray that Letti accepts our Lord Jesus as her Lord and. Savior .

  19. Dear Saint monica .please pray for my partner and a father of my son wilmar udarbe jr. to stop of womanizing, alcholic ,kleptomaniac rude mouth unrespectful liers cheaters please take him out to all sins and repent now so family will b ed happy I know there’s no impossible for god graces and mercy .through mama Mary god the father .jesus and all saints angels specialy saint monica to grant hear my prayer amen

  20. St. Monica, please pray for my husband to stop getting pulled into the worldly ambitions, party life and get back to God’s guidance and love. Pray for me to keep seeking God’s love and for our marriage to be rekindled with love, joy, patience, and understanding.Pray that God will remove the hurt and pain I feel in my heart and renew me spiritually and emotionally. I love my husband and want to help him get back on God’s guidance and protection in Jesus name.
    Thank you

  21. Thank you Saint Monica for praying for my son, to heal him and to keep him strong physically and mentally and emotionally and spiritually. To fill him with peace and joy and happiness. In Jesus Name, Amen 🙏

  22. Dear St Monica please intercede for me in my present urgent need about my relationship with Michael the special person I have in my heart so that I never get any more rejections and disappointments I’ve. Also enable me get a good paying job Amen

  23. Please pray that my daughter makes good choices for herself. Pray that Jesus guides her in the right direction and she turns her life around for the better.

  24. For my husband to come back from visiting his mother and attend only daughters senior year events

    Help me pray that he return to his faith

  25. Please pray for my husband to stop drinking and smoking because it leads to waste of money and fights.That he may get a job and stop being idle and progress in life. I really pray he can stop those habits and go to church.

  26. Struggling with my faith. I have doubts and unwanted, fatihless thoughts. I feel empty and like Jesus isn’t here with me, please pray that I have strong faith.

  27. I’m looking for a clear cut sign. From the man that walk into my life out of the blue… I feel he was sent to me…