St. Monica...my patron saint. She is known as the patron saint of alcoholics (which I am not) but she was also the mother of St. Augustine (who let's just say was a challenging child/adult). I have traveled a similar path with one of my children. Her constant prayer and unconditional love for her child eventually brought him to the light of Christ. My child has found the same light and I rejoice as well.
Saint Louis of Toulouse (9 February 1274 – 19 August 1297) was a cadet of the royal French house of Anjou who was made a Catholic bishop. He was born in Brignoles, Provence, (or in Italy, at Nocera, where he spent a part of his early life), the second son of Charles of Anjou "the Lame" and Maria Arpad of Hungary, daughter of the King Stephen V of Hungary. His father was appointed King of Naples, by Pope Clement IV,