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4. Monica Monica was a dedicated Christian even though no one else in her family was, and because of this she is a great comfort to all mothers who are worried about the faith of their own children. For years, she quietly prayed for her wayward son and never gave up, not even when he took a mistress or joined a different religion. Eventually her son, Augustine, was converted to the Church and became one of the most influential saints of all time. All of this because of the unceasing prayers of one mother. Do not lose heart! Her best parenting tip: Never give up on praying for your children.

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