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. Please help me pray for the health of my daughter. My our Lord guide her in making good decisions and lead her back to God and the church.

  2. Please pray for the conversion of my family. Help them choose wisely find health happiness and sobriety thru Jesus our Lord Amen.

  3. Dear St. Monica, I’m in need of prayers for my alcoholic nephew, he was just released from the hospital for the 6th time in 5 months yesterday. I think he’s drinking already even though he had a serious bacterial infection. I keep going to mass daily and praying the rosary, I pray he gets the help he needs and can open his heart to the holy spirit. I also pray for his healing. Amen.

  4. Pls help me to pray this novena for the reconciliation of my relationship and to maybe have children if God deems me fit to one day have a child as im getting older im beginning to worry time may run out.

  5. Please pray for my husband S to stop drinking and v good man.
    Good father good husband businesses good business and take life easy.
    Many thanks Hannah

  6. Dear Saint Monica
    Please pray for my son and the issues he is facing.
    Please pray for him as he seeks employment, please pray for his health. Please help with his faith.
    Thank you for your intercession and prayers, you are a source of strength.

  7. i pray through St Monica, for my husband who is so hot tempered and does not believe in me in any however much i have stood with him in all his times of trial.

    May the lord touch his heart especially at this time when the bank wants to take the house and he has abandoned us

    St Monica intercede for us
    Mother Mary pray for us

  8. Please pray for my son. He is in very bad company and he isn’t treating his family well. Help him to change his life and be devoted to his family.

  9. Heavenly Father, St Monica, St Anne, St Joseph, St Anthony, and Blessed Mother thank you for my many blessings. Please guide Vicki on her career path and may her bosses see how hard she is working and may she grow closer to God. Help Nick to start school soon and for his marriage to Dot take place 9/1. Help Alie and Alex on their career paths and keep them safe during their military obligations. Of this I ask through Christ my Lord. Amen

  10. Please intercede for me and take my petition to Our lord Jesus, for my son to have success in his career, to find his soulmate & happiness, to be healed of all his ailments and find peace of mind. That we will hear positive results from social security. Please pray for me that I’ll be bless with a windfall so I can retire by the end of this year. Thank you.

  11. Please pray for the conversion of my husband and daughter. May they both find health happiness and sobriety thru Jesus our Lord. Amen

  12. Please help me pray for the conversion of my daughter husband and father. Help my family return to God and the church find health and happiness and get clean and sober. May our household be restored to good health. Amen.

  13. St Monica please help me pray for my family. My God guide them keep them safe and restore them all to good health. Help my husband and daughter find happiness and God.

  14. St. Monica. Please intercede for me. Help my husband find a new job soon. A job in which he can develop professionally. I beg you to intercede for us soon.

  15. I humbly request to please send a prayer for me to Saint Monica so that she intercedes before our glorious Heavenly Father to save my marriage. To free my husband from the sin of lust that has him inslaved to his mistress. To enlighten him, bring him back to be a christian, loving husband & father of our daughter again. That the Holy Spirit make him see how much he is hurting us & his mistress’s husband & child as well with this erratic behavior & to guide him to do the right thing. that he come back with the pure, honest heart & love I feel he still has for us. To please restore our union so we can be the happy family we were before all this started.
    In Jesus Name. Amén
    Thanks everyone for helping me to pray to Saint Monica for this big necessity.

  16. Please pray for the conversion of my husband and daughter guide them back to God and the church. Help them to get clean and sober. Restore my family to good health thru Jesus amen.

  17. Saint Monica, please pray for the repose of the soul of my 24 year old son, Daniel, who passed away on December 29, 2017 while home visiting from is duties as serving in the United States Marine Corp. He leaves behind a 22 year old wife, Kristin, a 21 month old daughter, Rose, and a 3 month old son, Eric. Please help us understand and cope with this tragedy.

  18. Thanks St Monica for listening to my prayers.
    Thanks for guiding my son Yannick – Holy Spirit has made him end an unhealthy relationship.
    St Monica -Yannick will be back home tomorrow – Help me to keep silent – to do as you did with St Augustin,
    May i continue to pray for him to have faith and return to God.
    Please put Christians friends around him – The world is so dangerous nowadays without your help St Monica the young ones will not be able to make it on their own.
    God bless you all.

  19. St. Monica thru your intercession may God guide my husband and daughter back to the church. Help them get clean and sober find health and happiness thru Jesus. Amen.

  20. Hi family,
    Am requesting for prayers for my alcoholic husband who at times feels suicidal when he keeps repeating same mistakes when he is under the influence of alcohol.

    He’s job and health are at risk now.
    Our marriage is also almost breaking.

    At times am just too weak to pray.

    Your prayers will be of great help.

  21. St Monica please bring my prayers to God. I pray that my husband and daughter make wise decisions. Find health and happiness get clean and sober and return to God and church.

  22. Please help me pray for my family. That they choose wisely. Find health and happiness get clean and sober and return to church and God.

  23. Please St Monica thru your intercession I ask that my daughter and husband make good choices get clean and sober find health and happiness return to God and the church.

  24. St. Monica finding it hard with my marriage n husband n step children Please pray for us to be one Godly loving family.. Let it be like the Holy family of Nazareth.. Amen

  25. Please St Monica thru your intercession may my husband and daughter make good decisions find health happiness and God and return to church.

  26. Please, St. Monica, pray that my son’s burden be lifted, and for my entire family that we may accept him and his decisions. Please pray that my husband accepts him for who he is.

  27. Please St.Monica help me pray for the coversion of my daughter and husband may they find health happiness and sobriety thru Jesus Christ our Lord.

  28. Please, St. Monica, pray for my family. My husband has decided that he no longer wants to be a part of my life anymore. My daughter is choosing a path of self destruction. Please help my family to become whole and happy again. I am so scared about the future. Give me the patience and grace to follow God’s will.

  29. Please help me pray for my marriage to be restored to a loving fun filled marriage. A marriage where my husband wants to spend more time with me and the kids and for him to be the leader of our household.

  30. Please help me pray for my daughter and husband. Guide them keep them healthy and happy. Get them clean and sober.May they find God and return to church.

  31. Dear God, through the intercession of St Monica , please restore love , trust and peace into the marriage of my son and his wife . Please bring them back to the church to serve you like you did for St Augustine. I place my hope in your divine intervention through Jesus Christ our Lord, amen