The offering of a burning candle before our altars and shrines is an act of prayer to God, our blessed Mother, or the saints.Read More +
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Saint of the Month
Feast Day – August 27
Saint Monica is a patron saint for mothers and wives. She was an exemplary woman who never gave up hope and her faith in God among all the tribulations in her family life.
Many people pray to Saint Monica for their children to find their way, for peace from addiction and for strength and compassion in the midst of abusive relationships.
Prayer of the Month
Holy St. Monica, with your sorrow and worries
you threw yourself on the mercy and providence of God.
Your faithfulness and devotion drew your beloved husband
and son into the light of our Lord that you might be with them
Intercede for me, dear St. Monica, that God may favorably hear my plea.
(mention your intention here}
Please take my request to God that He might favorably hear my plea.