Monica - August 27th
St Monica (d. 387, Ostia, Italy) (Relics: Rome, Italy)
First Class Relics
Sant'Agostino (St Augustine)
*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
*This church is near the Vatican and it is dedicated to St Monica. It is not open often.