St. Monica Novena

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. Please pray for my son Jaymes recovery with addiction . Please pray that Andrew stays focused in college. Please pray for my legal battle with work that it all works out in my favor. Please Lord hear my prayers !

  2. please help me pray dear St. Monica unceassingly that my son be cure through the mercy of God his addictionto to drugs…. Help him avoid the people who tempt him and supply him drugs. Let him see The Lord so he will be able to find his way again to us, his family. Let a miracle happen to make him realize and amend his ways now. Please help !

  3. Ann says:
    October 15,201 at 11:57pm

    St. Monica,

    I pray for your intercession to bring a healthy grandchild into this world. I pray for good health, strength, safety and that my family always remains close to the faith.


  4. St. Monica,

    I beg your intercession to ease a Mother’s. Aching heart by petitioning God to bring my son back to the Church and to God’ Holy Throne. May I see this before I die.

  5. I pray that my daughter gets married in the church and raises children in church. I pray my son starts going back to church he quit after he graduated high school
    And felt he was of age. I pray to Saint Monica and Saint Ann for their return. I always took my kids to church. Always involved in Religion classes, Bible School. I pray that my kids become more of Jesus world and not this sin filled world we live in. Amen.

  6. Please pray for my daughter who has many problems, financial, marital & addiction problems. Please give her the strength and will power to become a strong person. Please help her find a better job and more stability in her life.

    I believe in miracles. Please help her

    Thank you,

  7. Please help my son Find happiness within who God made him. Give him a reason to wake up and be successful and content.

  8. St Monica I pray for the intersection of my children especially my son. That their eyes are open to see our Lords way and touch their heart with love. As you know I been praying for many years now therefore help me too not to give up not loose faith. In Jesus name I pray. Amen<

  9. We pray for your intercession in allowing my mother’s home to be filled with peace, calm, tranquility and safety. We have faith in knowing that God will hear your prayers on our behalf, St. Monica, and that you will help us in our hour of need. Let your grace and favor surround and protect our mother from all evils and trouble, and please ask St. Theresa of Avila and St. Anthony for their powerful blessings as well. We pray for your miracles and hope that you can help us as you have so many others throughout the centuries. We are thankful and grateful for your presence and your wonderful example of how faith can always lead the way.

  10. St. Monica pls intercede for the conversion of my son and daughter. I am a widowed and single, been praying for my children for many years now, help them transform their life, to be selfless, respectful, concentrate in their studies, more responsible esp. my son who has no direction in life.
    I believe that miracles do happen and prayers are answered. I prayed that I will be transform and be a great mom to my children. Pray for peace and happiness and be a family again. I pray that my son’s life will change and will soon find his way to the Lord.

  11. Dear Saint Monica
    Please pray with me for my mother who is an alcoholic. I want her to live a life that is pleasing to the Lord.

    Thank You!
    God Bless!!

  12. St. Monica,
    Please help my husband Steven to see The Light. He has been suffering from addiction for a very long time. I have been with him for 28 yrs and I can’t find the will to leave him. I have been sober for 4 yrs now, and embracing my faith and learning what it means to be Catholic has given me strength beyond belief. I will continue to pray for Steven every day. It’s so hard to watch him falling apart. I know that I can’t change him, but I can pray for him. There is always hope. I ask for your intersession St. Monica to pray for the conversion of Steven back to the Lord, and to free him from the darkness within. We do need a miracle!!!

    • dont lose help, try to consult psychiatrist doctor to have medication. my brother suffered for addiction since 1982 till 2012 through the helped of prayers and the psychiatrist my brother is free for almost 2 yrs, he’s taking resperdal 2mgs daily at bedtime and citalopram 10mgs at bedtime.

  13. St. Monica please interced I offer my worries anxities hopes of my daughter to our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen

    Pls help St. Monicay daughter whatever confuse her mind. I believe tru prayer bec. prayer esp daily rosary praying will answer me.

    Thank you and I ask all the angels & saints to help me pray. Lord Jesus thank you for saving my daughter. Mama Mary I love you and I trust you

  14. please help me pray for my son who is deep in his vices of drugs and free him from the people who push or supply him this drugs , the people who use his weakness destroying his person , family and profession. let him realize his mistakes and amend his life . please pray with me for my son ….from a grieving mother

  15. Dear st Monica
    Please cure my husband of his alcohol addiction. Please make him develop a dislike for alcohol and commence a healthy lifestyle putting his family first. Please enable him to clearly see the benefits of sobriety. Please help him to avoid any cravings temptations and withdrawel symptoms and please help us to have a happy marriage

  16. My sweet Saint Monica,

    Please pray for my husband and Me. Our hearts have been shattered for 3 1/2 years now. Our son left our family and he will not communicate with us. He is married to a very domineering woman. He has given up the entire family, friends, and relatives. We have cried, begged and prayed. We were so close to him. He was so close to God. My husband even went and lived with him while he was in college because he missed us so much. They lived apart but my husband was there for support. He had a 250,000 scholarship and we didn’t want him to lose it. When he graduated he came back to our little hometown. We said he would rather have a less paying job but be with family. Please Saint Monica, help us in this difficult time. I have placed him in the Lords hands. My prayer is that someday he wii return so we can meet his baby of two years. Thank you, thank you.

  17. Hello,

    Please pray for my healing from Hepatitis B virus. Please pray for my

    restoration of marriage and deliverance from witchcraft.

    My husband has filed a case for divorce stating that i did a fraud and got married to him with fraud consent. I was never aware about this Hepatitis B virus in my blood. I have not done any fraud. Please pray that I get justice.
    Please pray for my health restoration.

    Thank you all for the prayers.

  18. Dear saint monica
    Please help my husband to change is way of life. And help him to avoid sin and turn back to God. Help him to realize the value of marriage and family. Pls send your miracle. Thank you saint monica.

  19. Please pray for my parents. They have five children still under their roof and they have been trying to work the kinks out of their marriage for the past year. Times are hard on them but I know they love eachother. Help us to become a more solid and loving family, help us return to church please.

  20. Please, please, please pray for my family!! Please pray for my husband to recommit to his faith, our marriage and our large family. Please pray for my children who witness this troubling parental figure and resent him and for my sons who now behave very much like their father. Please pray for my husband’s mental health, confidence, physical health and most importantly his spiritual health! Please pray for him to move back home with us and for a great local job for him so he can repair all his struggles and problems and we can show him our love.

  21. Please pray for my failing marriage and that my husband stop texting a female coworker. Please pray he tells me how much he loves me and also that he accepts our pregnancy that he is mad and ashamed about/I am 5 1/2 mos and he didn’t want this unplanned baby. Thank you.

  22. For wisdom and strength for my son and his boss and redirect their time and energy away from ____ & for their return to church. Thank you. God bless.

  23. Dear Lord I give my children to your care. Guide guard and protect them from all the evils of the world. I ask that you show them the right path. Bless them oh Lord and keep safe.

  24. Pls St. Monica help me heal my stomach n my eyes. Help my daughter M. R. get over all the hate n anger she has in her heart for her family. She will not talk to us or come see us. It’s been 2 yrs now. Help her we all love her n miss her. Keep all my family in good health. Thank you

  25. Please pray and petition for my marriage and family in this time of great need – That my wayward and prodigal husband turn back to the Lord, his marriage, and family. Pray that he may not be influenced by evil and much alcohol on this hunting event but that good Godly messengers come his way. Petition that the Holy Spirit convict him of his wrongful ways. Pray for my teens be obedient to the Spirit of God and their mother as the one leading their spiritual life by the intercession of St. Monica through Jesus Christ and His and Blessed Mother Most Sacred Heart. Amen. Hallelujah. So grateful!

  26. please pray for the conversion of all my children and grandchildren that they may come to know and love our Lord, Jesus Christ, and that they come to the mass and sacraments. that those in my family who are suffering with the disease of alcoholism and drug addiction be cured.

  27. please st. Monica intercede for my son’s need in academic excellence for his grades have been falling term after term. i truly believe your prayers will do miracle on him.

  28. Dear saint monica

    Pls send ur miracle to our family. Pls help us to save our marriage. Pls husband to avoid temptation and help him to never commit adultery. Pls Help his mistress not to disturb our family. Pls help me to become a good wife and mother. Pls help my husband to be faithful to our vows and value our family and marriage. Thank you so much saint monica

  29. My parents went through a tumultuous marriage scarred by constant in fighting at times. However, they could show an uncommon loving relationship and be the best of friends. Unfortunately, I discovered too late in their relationship my part in keeping them together and they spent the rest of their lives apart (until my Dad’s death).
    I pray that the negatives of their relationship will not be carried by me throughout life. I want to be the best of their relationship …. glowing with their love, not scarred by their weaknesses. I tend to dwell all too much on the negatives (my mother’s trait) and not on the positives. I need St. Monica’s intercession … and her son’s. Please. Amen.

  30. Asking for prayers for my son to find the strength to stay away from the evil surrounding him and his family. Asking for prayers for my daughter who is a single mother that The Lord opens doors for her and her children that no man can close and close doors for her that no man can open. Asking for prayers for all evil and negative issue stay away from all our family and bring us back to being a close family. Asking for prayers to keep all my grandchildren safe and healthy and God leads them down the right path and guides them to making right decisions. And Thank you Jesus for blessing me and my husband of 42 yrs in so many ways

    Saint Monica please Pray for us

  31. Asking for prayer for my troubled 6 year marriage….that we can find love, respect and happiness again. After the birth of my son we have grown apart.

  32. Please storm heaven with prayers for a good man and family suffering from his alcoholism. I prayed to St Monica and it seemed to immediately set in motion a path of action with his out of control behaviour. I know things have to hit rock bottom before they get better but please send your prayers that he will get help and the family will heal and remain together. PLEASE I BEG YOU FOR YOUR PRAYERS!

  33. Praying for my son Dubem that GOD in his mercy should make him a calmer and more attentive child. And also to erase the Negative influence he has on his younger siblings.

  34. Please assist me in prayer that my marriage can be saved. He has been verbally abusive for so long and the abuse had led me to anxiety and night terrors and–regrettably–physical violence. I am seeking your help for all of it but help is slow coming and he has no faith in me. He also takes no responsibility for his actions. He continues to threaten divorce and berate me everyday. Many days I want to quit forever, but I can.please help me. Perp.

    • I accepted unacceptable behavior for so long in my marriage and I couldn’t figure out how to change it. I had to accept that I can’t change him or control him. I felt victimized by him for years. Now I know that I was allowing him to treat me unfairly. I had to accept that the only person I can change is myself. God has given me strength. All it took was a “spark” of God’s love to know that I wasn’t alone, and that there was hope. I felt alone for so so long and I was looking for love, safety and security in all the wrong places, by my husband and he wasn’t capable of any of it. God’s love, safety and security is guaranteed. He will never let you down and He is always there for you. I will pray for you and your family.

    • Sorry, but I just had to say more. I wanted to give up for good, and I had a husband and 4 children. I thought that there was no place left to go, no one would help me, there was really no reason for me to be around. I was doomed to a life of depression, despair and no self- worth. It was at that point of hopelessness that the Holy Spirit intervened. I immediately felt hope. The pain and suffering was over. Everyone would know now and I didn’t have to hide it anymore. If I had my own way, I wouldn’t be here, but God’s power surpasses everything. He had His own plan and I was ready to let go and let God. It’s been 4 yrs since that happened. It’s been a long, hard road, but I know I’m not alone. God has me here for a reason. I look at my kids and I have such a good relationship them. My husband is still struggling with addiction, but I’m learning to understand that its his addiction, now mine. Everything happens in God’s time, not mine. It’s important to talk to someone who can help. You can’t do this alone. Once the darkness is expelled from your mind and it sees the light, it not longer has power over you. God Bless You.

  35. Starting novena today, Sept. 22, 2014, with my friend, for those struggling with alcohol in my family, for my marriage, and for my relationship with my mother. Thank you for your prayers. God is good!

  36. Asking for prayers for my only son, that he be more responsible and quit smoking (Marijuana), the drinking and that he will hold a job, and have better respect for women to love them and not abuse them, For his compulsive lying which is getting worst he is 33 and I’m really worried about him, Prayers also for my husbands health, and for my Family for unity and understanding. also asking for prayers for my only daughter that she may allow me to see my grandkids

  37. Saint Monica, my son needs help. Please help him before it is too late. Please help him and help me to have strength and not fall apart.

  38. Please pray for my alcoholic brothers that they me delivered from alcoholism and turn to God and be responsible men and be able to take care of their families.

    St. Monica Pray for us.

  39. My friend Katelyn has just gone through a divorce and is so upset. Her dad us also an alcoholic and us already dating, he won’t talk to her either. I’m praying and say I’m her for her, but she’s really struggling. I hope this novena can help.

  40. I am praying that my marriage can be saved. He has been verbally abusive for so long and the abuse had led me to anxiety and night terrors and–regretably–physical violence. I am seeking professional help for all of it but help is slow coming and he has no faith in me. He also takes no responsibility for his actions. He continues to threaten divorce and berate me everyday. Many days I want to take a handful of pills and sleep forever, but we have a young son and a little girl on the way so I can’t do that. I just want this while bad dream to end.

    • Dear slbg,
      Almost 3 years ago I was in a very similar situation as you. It was incredibly painful for me and there were times I just didn’t know how I was going to get to tomorrow. The fact that you are asking for prayers is a sign that you are full of Gods love and have His strength in you! Be strong and true to yourself. Today I can look back and see the love and faith I had to believe that things would get better and they have. I will keep you in my prayers!!

  41. Thank you St. Monica for your intercession that has given me hope and peace for a better relationship with my beautiful children. Thank you!

  42. i need miracle prayer for my daughter with bipolar disorder, she is out of control in making decisions, getting involve with married man, giving him all his paycheck all her saving buying him 2 motorcyles costing 23,000.00, please i am losing hope and faith

  43. Please pray for my dissertation to pass to graduation level with all statistical and writing elements completed (including research areas) and pass the exam tomorrow and 23rd and other aspects.
    Pray for Samantha or me to get Premier job as Sasha leaves it to advance to new job.

  44. Hi,
    I really need your prayers for my husband WM. Right after, I posted a prayer on here my husband tried to hack my email account. I was shocked &heartbroken. Anyway, a few days later he says that he wants to go see a doctor, and have us go to marriage counseling. I thought great & praise God! :) Then today, my husband is going on & on about wanting me to sign the title of my car over to him, and there’s no apologies for anything, just blame & condemenation. It’s my fault, it’s his mom’s fault etc. I can’t ask him why are you doing this, and say that I know that this is not like you. My husband is scheming some type of lie or lies behind my back, but what it is, and why I don’t know! I desperately want him to get the care he needs, and for our marriage to be renewed, restored, revitalized & better than it ever was. I saw some of my prayers being answered, and the stronghold of going to Indiana with some neighbors has passed, but he’s still involved with bad people! My husband put a gun & a knife to his head, and the local police refuse to do anything!!!!!!! They said that he was just playing!

  45. I pray for the battles I am having being a good mother. The Lord answered my many prayers and after 7 yrs w/out science only your blessings you gave us a son. I now feel like I have been setting my faith aside some and I am losing control. I need direction to have the knowledge of when to let go, when to hold on, when to scold, when to celebrate and to remember that I must always love. His father is deployed again and it’s now the hardest age yet, but probably one of the most important (6 yrs old). I have no words or I never seem to use the right ones…so rather I show coldness and anger and a loud stern voice; rather than soft and loving. Please Saint Monica go to our Lord so that he may warm my heart, like it once was so that I can learn to put all things aside to give and show my love to my son and husband more than I ever have. I complain, nag, guilt, act OCD about many things that don’t matter and I am setting unacceptable examples and I want to stop, but I can’t seem to. Saint Monica I need your help!

    I also would like to add prayers for my sister and her husband whom I just found out are getting a divorce and my beautiful sweet niece who is torn in the middle.

  46. I am praying thatthrough this novena, St. Monica will assist me in my marriage life , she will pray for persevance, under standing, patencet and tolerance for me and also i will be a good wife to my husband and a caring mother to my children

  47. Pray for my daughter tatyana that she keeps strong and says no to alcohol on a daily bases. That she accepts Jesus Christ as her higher power and over comes her addiction to alcohol. In gods names I give up my child to you Amen

  48. St. Monica, you prayed fervently for your son Augustine’s conversion. I pray St. Monica that you beg for me before God to show my children that Jesus is “the way, the truth and the life”. They have strayed in ways only you know, and in ways that I have cried over. St. Monica, I am struggling to stay strong and faithful, but my heart breaks when I see them blatantly offend God. St. Monica you cried many tears, and my tears don’t seem to ever end. Please offer my tears to Jesus to cleanse their sins and turn them away from all evil. Please, I cry with every fiber of my being for their protection from evil. Please help me to stay strong and protect me from the evil that invades my thoughts. I beseech you to present this before God with the utmost urgency.

  49. Dear St. Monica,
    I pray for the healing of my marriage that has gone through difficult times the last 2 years. Please heal us and help us to forgive each other and trust each other again. I pray for my husband to want to be converted to the faith and find God within him.

  50. Please deliver my son from drugs, alcohol, synthetic cigarettes and return to being a Christian. Please heal him also from his injury so he can return to work. His children need him as well as my husband and I. I have been praying for over 12 yrs and am 77 yrs and tired of dealing with his addictions. He does not keep his word to us about not doing this anymore. Please St Monica we need a miracle. God has been so good to me that I pray that he will be heal very soon. Also pray that my eye surgery be done soon and for a speedy recover.

  51. Dear Saint Monica
    Here i am again saint monica im begging for your miracle everyday is a struggle to me and to my husband. Im confused i dont know what to do, it seems that theres no light for us, his view about family is different from mine. I want our marriage to be save but how. I thought were ok just yesterday but here we are again fighting. Help us oh saint monica we need ur miracle.

  52. Please pray for Paul. Ask the Holy Spirit to guide him towards his studies, increase his confidence, join clubs and make good friends. Help him please get into a great college and become a leader of good men, thank you.

  53. Dear Saint Monica,
    Thank you very much saint monica for your miracle my husband now is changing, may he truly see the light and may he repent for his sins (adultery) may he never turn back and may his mistress repent and turn to God. Saint Monica pls forgive me for not fully trust my husband and pls forgive me for giving up and having a low faith to God. Saint monica pls continue ur miracle in our family pls restore our marriage pls help.our family to be whole again. Pls help my husband to value our family. May he became a true family man. Thank you saint monica

  54. Pray for my son to be delivered from alcohol, drugs, anger and hate. Pray for me to guide him in the right direction that his soul will be saved. Pray that he seeks God and lives a godly life, that he finds a good wife and raises a good family. Pray that he will be blessed and favored in Jesus name. Pray that he chooses his companions week and that he be delivered from all evil, that he hate everything that is evil. That he is a great father to his son.

  55. Dear Saint Monica,

    Please help me find gainful employment. Please help my son to overcome illness and study diligently to pass his classes and gain back his confidence. Help him stay close to God and follow his religion. Also Saint Monica could you help my son’s father to overcome his alcoholism and return to his faith. I praise you and thank you for your help to intercede to Jesus for us and our needs. Amen.

  56. St Monica, please intercede and pray for my husband, Shawn. He is not a believer. Please stop him from being dependent on alcohol and marijuana and bring him to the Catholic faith. Please St. Monica, let him see the Light so we may be married, not just in contract, but sanctified through Holy Matrimony in the sacrament of marriage. Help me to be patient, to see the goodness in him, help him to be the man that God wills and help me to love him with everything. Amen.

  57. Dear Saint Monica
    At present, I. Am not working due to sickness. I pray for a speedy recovery. I pray for financial blessing so I can provide for myself and pay my bills. I pray for for my child to change her way of living and to turn to Jesus because I need her now and so does her son. I also pray for my son with his job.

  58. Dear St. Monica
    Please intercede on behalf of my daughter, J.N. that she will return home safely very soon and never use drugs again. Help her to be open to God and the Holy Spirit. Please pray that she is safe and warm.

  59. St. Monica, please pray for my husband to be fully and permanently free from alcohol and drug addiction. He has been in chains since he was 12 years old and is now 51. Please pray our divine Lord and Saviour will cast out the demons that has him ensnared making him turn from a loving devoted caring husband into a violent and abusive monster. I want the man who sits with me in church and who gently cares for animals and our family to be beside me for the rest of our lives. Please pray for his soul to be free from the torment, and destruction that his addiction has and will create. Pray that our marriage, health, lives and sanity may be fully restored. Pray that he may be filled with knowledge of God’s love for him and that God’s plans are for good and not evil. May all who suffer be granted peace this night and every moment for now and forever more, Thank you, in Jesus name I pray with faith and gratitude. Amen

  60. Through the intervention of St Monica, I pray:
    For God’s graces for my children, grandchildren and I. Lord grant us the privilege to honor You and deem your grace as sufficient for us! Help us to climb mountains of success to seek You in all what we do. Let us honor You with praises for You and love of mankind.

  61. I pray that Lord fulfills in me the plan God has about me in this foreign land where I live.I pray for peace in family,salvation of souls,and prevention of
    Work place bullying,child safety and overall good health in family and friends,free from terrorism.

  62. I pray that Lord fulfills in me the plan God has about me in this foreign land where I live.I pray for peace in family,salvation of souls,and prevention of
    Work place bullying,child safety and overall good health in family and friends.

  63. Dear St Monica,
    I ask for your intercession for my husband, and our family. My husband suffers from bi-polar, clinical depression etc. Anyway, over the past year or so his behavior has become increasingly strange and scary. He was running around barefoot at night handing out Bibles to gang members, ended up at a homeless camp with our dog & had really no idea how/why he was there, falling down, he fell into the dresser during the middle of the night & took 18 stitches to the head. After that he started running away from his doctors appointments. I last saw him about 2 1/2 months ago when I drove him to the doctor & he drove away in our truck with our dog. He took a large amount of money out of savings, an inheritance from my father, that we are using to try to adopt a child & purchase a home. He’s gotten together with some criminal types that have infiltrated our old neighborhood. He has not spoken to any of his real friends, family and has been letting these people charge debts, and go to the casinos. My mother – in – law is becoming so I’ll & so frail. My husband also has heart problems including a heart attack, 3 heart surgeries & congenital heart problems. A few days ago he called & my sister-in-law, who has a medical background, thought he was having a stroke. The police kicked the door in & then said as long as he knows what state he’s in & who the president is; then it doesn’t matter what’s wrong & he could refuse care, but that was not the case when he had his heart attack. On Sunday, he had a gun & some type of knife to his head, and was sending out photos. The police said that was no big deal & they refuse to do anything! I’m so scared for my husband, our dog, my mother-in-law. The police told me that I am to leave him alone & I can’t go to our house! My husband is now planning to go to another state to go live with these evil people he believes are his friends! It’s almost like a cult; they’re isolating him. I have tried legal action to see if I could get help for him, and so far to no avail. I’ve run into every obstacle, and no lawyer wanted to take the case; so I thought maybe God has another plan. He wants to leave any day now. He has always been a person of faith, and saying that he wants our marriage to work, but now he’s supposedly going to another state with these criminals & our dog to go see some new doctors, and he now feels that these doctors will tell him what’s best for us. I am so worried & sad! Please pray that armies of angels watch over my husband and our dog, and that he’ll be lead back to his family & lifelong friends who love & miss him. Please pray that he’ll hear God’s voice & that he’ll have the strength & clarity to break away. Please pray that this evil strong hold is broken; every other family there has divorced!!! Please pray that God will heal my husband from this insidious mental illness!!!! I really believe that God has special work for him to do. I saw him with his heart attack & surgeries, sitting at his bedside in the hospital for 2 weeks straight! Please we need a miracle!!!!! Thank you so much!!!!!!

  64. St. Monica please pray for GS to regain his faith and love for Jesus Christ and start living as a practicing Catholic again. Amen.

  65. St. Monica,
    I pray that my fiancee will realize he is not too old to have another child and be open to gods will, and he will want to practice NFP correctly. And hopefully one day want to try and receive the special gift of a child
    Thank you

  66. Please St Monica ask the Lord to give myself and my family peace in these troubled times. Protect our family from evil and heal our family. Also I pray that you ask the lord to heal Evelyn our youngest child and watch over her. Amen.

  67. Pray for my 15 year old son. You know what is in my heart. Holy Spirit help him, inspire him, guide him, protect him, give him confidence, friends, fortitude. Thank you.

  68. St. Monica,
    Pray for my children. Help them to find friendship and happiness. Help me to teach them empathy. Pray that they are healthy and happy all the days of their lives. Thank you.

  69. Please pray for my fast-failing marriage and my husband’s disinterest and disrespect of me. We have only been married a year, and his addiction to facebook and contact/texting of old “Friends” (other female ) is destroying me. We have an 8 mo old and I am currently pregnant and he was very unhappy about this other pregnancy. I fear he wants out and is only staying with me for financial reasons.

  70. Dear Saint Monica,
    Saint Monica im begging for your miracle, please help my marriage to be restore, please help my husband to change and repent for his sin (adultery and lying). Please help us to communicate with each other and forgive each other. Please help him to realize his mistakes and repent for his wrong doings. Thank you.

  71. Saint Monica, pray for my daughter, she came home and was building a healthy life on her own. Her abusive boyfriend contacted her and she went back to him and brought him to our state after he recently got out of jail in another state. He says hurtful and hateful things to her and brings her down so that she feels physically ill, please protect her and show her that she is a beautiful person and has a beautiful heart, please help her gain confidence to believe in herself and get out and away from this toxic relationship. Amen

  72. St. Monica I pray that my husband finds God and comes to the Catholic Church and starts praying with me and his children as a family.

  73. I am praying that my two daughters Sierra and Heather will one day open their eyes and realize that they are in a cult called Jehovah’s Witnesses and come back to me and allow me in their lives. I love and miss them so very very much and need them in my life. I patiently wait each day and now I pray this prayer for 9 days with great hope and faith that they will one day have the blinders they wear removed.

  74. St Monica I ask for your help with this man I have a relationship with, I don’t know if it’s a relationship. He seems to be a man of God but is scared to committ and continues to be online dating website. I want to be able to trust again as I am a survivor of years being married to a man whom committed adultery often and emotionally and physically abused me for years. I ask for strength and offer you, Lord the pain I carry inside. Will I ever be worthy of being happy in a catholic marriage again. Help me be the best single parent my children need?
    I ask for strength to all these other woman here requesting your intercession. I got through it with the grace of God and never forgot who I was and knew he was wrong because I am a good God fearing woman and try to do the right thing everyday.
    From Liz

  75. My son is falling away from going to Mass and is drinking too much. I pray that he will befriend Christian friends that will help strengthen his faith and love for God.

    He wants to find a good wife and is very lonely.

  76. I pray to St. Monica for my prodigal college age son who has turned away from his catholic faith. I pray he returns to the church and seeks forgiveness in error do his past ways. He grew up in a loving, catholic, Christian home and has always been such a good, honest, Christian person. He has decided to take a different path these last couple of years and I deeply pray he will return to his faith in Christ. St. Monica please pray with and for me and my son.