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Mary, the First Disciple

Pope Paul VI wrote succinctly: “Mary is held up as an example to the faithful for the way in which in her own particular life she fully and responsibly accepted the word of God and did it….She is worthy of imitation because she was the first and most perfect of Christ’s disciples.”

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A Celebration of St. Monica

Educated by a household servant, Monica cared for her father and siblings until she married Patricius, a pagan landowner and minor Roman official of the same town. Patricius seems to have been an arrogant man who was not always faithful to his wife but, as Augustine says, unlike other husbands of the time, never beat her, despite his volatile temper.

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