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A Message from Fr. Given

Monica is known to us only because she was the mother of St. Augustine. Here is part of her story. She is considered a member of the Berber people due to her name and where she was born. As a young teenager she was given by her Christian parents to a pagan Roman official. They lived 40 miles from the Mediterranean in a small city called Thagaste then and Souk Ahras in modern Algeria. Her husband lived an adulterous life and inherited the violent