F. A. Forbes (1869 – 1936) was the pen name of Mother Frances Alice Monica Forbes, RSCJ, a convert to the Catholic Faith, a nun, and an author from Scotland.
Saint Monica: Christian Woman Married to a Pagan
Although there were many Christians in Roman Africa, pagan manners and customs still survived in many of her cities. The people clung to their games in the circus, the cruel and bloody combats of the arena, which, though forbidden by Constantine, were still winked at by provincial governors. They scarcely pretended to believe in their…