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St. Monica (St. Monica of Hippo, Patron of Wives and Abuse Victims)

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Born: 331 AD
Died: 387 AD, at 56 years of age.

Nationality: African
Categories: Saint

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331 - Born at Tagaste (located in modern-day Algeria, North Africa) in the department of Constantine.

 

370 - She was able to convert her husband and his mother to the Catholic faith.

 

387 - St. Augustine was baptized by St. Ambrose.

 

         - St. Monica died later that same year at the age of 56, on the way back to Africa from Rome in the Italian town of Ostia.


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