StMonica.ChurchOfNativityOfVirginMary.TaborCzechRep.1700s.DonaldJudge.1195

Statue of St. Monica from the 1700s, at the Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary in Tabor, Czech Republic. Being a mother isn’t enough to make someone a saint (though it makes saints of many), but Monica stands out for leading her son St. Augustine of Hippo, Doctor of the Church, to greatness by her example. She is a central figure in his autobiography. (Donald Judge)

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