St. Monica Novena

St Monica Novena Prayer

How to Pray the St. Monica Novena? Praying a St. Monica Novena involves a nine-day prayer devotion dedicated to St. Monica, the patron saint of Married Women; Difficult Marriages; Disappointing Children; Victims of Adultery or Unfaithfulness, Alcoholics, Conversion, Mothers, Wives. Here is a general guide on how to pray a St. Monica Novena:

  1. Preparation: Find a quiet place where you can focus and set aside some time each day for prayer. You can also gather a candle, a statue or image of St. Monica, and a St. Monica Novena prayer to recite.
  2. Intentions: Reflect and identify the specific intention or petition you have in mind when beginning the novena. It could be seeking St. Monica’s intercession for a difficult situation or asking for help in seemingly impossible circumstances.
  3. Opening: Begin with an opening prayer and state your intention or petition.
  4. Scripture Reading: Read a short passage from the Bible that relates to your intention or the theme of the novena.
  5. St. Monica Novena Prayer: Recite the St. Monica Novena prayer or a specific prayer dedicated to St. Monica. If you don’t have a specific prayer, you can search for St. Monica Novena prayers available online or in prayer books.
  6. Reflection and Meditation: After reciting the prayer, take some time to reflect on its meaning and consider the example and intercession of St. Monica.
  7. Closing: Conclude with a prayer of adoration, gratitude to St. Monica, and a closing prayer.
  8. Continue the Novena: Repeat the novena for nine consecutive days, following the steps mentioned above.

Remember, novenas are personal prayer devotions and can be adapted to your needs and preferences. It is also advisable to consult with a priest or spiritual advisor to better understand and properly observe the novena.

St. Monica Novena All 9 Days

Pray this St. Monica Novena for your intentions asking St. Monica to intercede to God the Father, His Son Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit on your behalf!. St. Monica is the patron saint of Married Women; Difficult Marriages; Disappointing Children; Victims of Adultery or Unfaithfulness, Alcoholics, Conversion, Mothers, Wives.

NovenaSt. Monica Novena
Novena BeginsAugust 18
Feast DayAugust 27
Patron Saint ofMarried Women; Difficult Marriages; Disappointing Children; Victims of Adultery or Unfaithfulness, Alcoholics, Conversion, Mothers, Wives

St. Monica Novena Day 1

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Exemplary Mother of the Great Augustine, You perseveringly pursued your wayward son Not with wild threats But with prayerful cries to heaven. Intercede for all mothers in our day So that they may learn To draw their children to God. Teach them how to remain Close to their children, Even the prodigal sons and daughters Who have sadly gone astray. 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. Grant me that same fortitude, Patience and trust in the Lord. Intercede for me, dear St. Monica, That God may favorably hear my plea for

(Mention your request here…)

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

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Monica Novena Day 2

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Exemplary Mother of the Great Augustine, You perseveringly pursued your wayward son Not with wild threats But with prayerful cries to heaven. Intercede for all mothers in our day So that they may learn To draw their children to God. Teach them how to remain Close to their children, Even the prodigal sons and daughters Who have sadly gone astray. 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. Grant me that same fortitude, Patience and trust in the Lord. Intercede for me, dear St. Monica, That God may favorably hear my plea for

(Mention your request here…)

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

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Monica Novena Day 3

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Exemplary Mother of the Great Augustine, You perseveringly pursued your wayward son Not with wild threats But with prayerful cries to heaven. Intercede for all mothers in our day So that they may learn To draw their children to God. Teach them how to remain Close to their children, Even the prodigal sons and daughters Who have sadly gone astray. 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. Grant me that same fortitude, Patience and trust in the Lord. Intercede for me, dear St. Monica, That God may favorably hear my plea for

(Mention your request here…)

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

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Monica Novena Day 4

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Exemplary Mother of the Great Augustine, You perseveringly pursued your wayward son Not with wild threats But with prayerful cries to heaven. Intercede for all mothers in our day So that they may learn To draw their children to God. Teach them how to remain Close to their children, Even the prodigal sons and daughters Who have sadly gone astray. 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. Grant me that same fortitude, Patience and trust in the Lord. Intercede for me, dear St. Monica, That God may favorably hear my plea for

(Mention your request here…)

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.

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Amen

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Monica Novena Day 5

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Exemplary Mother of the Great Augustine, You perseveringly pursued your wayward son Not with wild threats But with prayerful cries to heaven. Intercede for all mothers in our day So that they may learn To draw their children to God. Teach them how to remain Close to their children, Even the prodigal sons and daughters Who have sadly gone astray. 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. Grant me that same fortitude, Patience and trust in the Lord. Intercede for me, dear St. Monica, That God may favorably hear my plea for

(Mention your request here…)

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

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Monica Novena Day 6

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Exemplary Mother of the Great Augustine, You perseveringly pursued your wayward son Not with wild threats But with prayerful cries to heaven. Intercede for all mothers in our day So that they may learn To draw their children to God. Teach them how to remain Close to their children, Even the prodigal sons and daughters Who have sadly gone astray. 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. Grant me that same fortitude, Patience and trust in the Lord. Intercede for me, dear St. Monica, That God may favorably hear my plea for

(Mention your request here…)

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

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Monica Novena Day 7

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Exemplary Mother of the Great Augustine, You perseveringly pursued your wayward son Not with wild threats But with prayerful cries to heaven. Intercede for all mothers in our day So that they may learn To draw their children to God. Teach them how to remain Close to their children, Even the prodigal sons and daughters Who have sadly gone astray. 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. Grant me that same fortitude, Patience and trust in the Lord. Intercede for me, dear St. Monica, That God may favorably hear my plea for

(Mention your request here…)

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

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Monica Novena Day 8

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Exemplary Mother of the Great Augustine, You perseveringly pursued your wayward son Not with wild threats But with prayerful cries to heaven. Intercede for all mothers in our day So that they may learn To draw their children to God. Teach them how to remain Close to their children, Even the prodigal sons and daughters Who have sadly gone astray. 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. Grant me that same fortitude, Patience and trust in the Lord. Intercede for me, dear St. Monica, That God may favorably hear my plea for

(Mention your request here…)

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

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

St. Monica Novena Day 9

Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Exemplary Mother of the Great Augustine, You perseveringly pursued your wayward son Not with wild threats But with prayerful cries to heaven. Intercede for all mothers in our day So that they may learn To draw their children to God. Teach them how to remain Close to their children, Even the prodigal sons and daughters Who have sadly gone astray. 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. Grant me that same fortitude, Patience and trust in the Lord. Intercede for me, dear St. Monica, That God may favorably hear my plea for

(Mention your request here…)

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

Say 1: Our Father… Say 1: Hail Mary… Say 1: Glory Be…

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