St Monica


Monica - August 27th

St Monica (d. 387, Ostia, Italy) (Relics: Rome, Italy)

First Class Relics

Sant'Agostino (St Augustine)
Piazza Sant'Agostino
Rome, Italy
*This church is near Piazza Navona.
*Relics of St Monica are in the chapel to the left of the main altar.

Churches of Honor in Rome

Sant’Aurea a Ostia Antica (St Aurea at Old Ostia)
Piazza della Rocca 13
00119 Rome, Italy
*This church is located outside of Rome at the old village of Ostia Antica.
*St Monica was originally buried in this church.  However, in 1425 her remains were removed and brought to the church of Sant’Agostino where they remain till today.
*On the right side of the nave is a chapel dedicated to St Monica.  Within this chapel is a work by Pietro di Cortona entitled the Ecstasy of St Monica.
Santa Monica dei Agostini (St Monica of the Augustines)
Piazza del Sant'Uffizio
Rome, Italy
*This church is near the Vatican and it is dedicated to St Monica.  It is not open often.