St. Monica, the mother of St. Augustine of Hippo, writes from Italy while she waits to sail back to her home of Tagaste in Northern Africa. She writes her story and explains why she is full of great joy because, after years of prayer, her decades-long desire has been fulfilled.
Each letter comes with hands-on activities and a tasty recipe related to St. Monica.
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