387 A.D. Augustine, his son Aeodatus and his friend Alypius are baptized on April 24 on the Eve of Easter in Milan by Bishop Ambrose in the Catehdral of Milan.
387 A.D. Augustine leaves Milan and goes to the port of Ostia to return to North Africa, but is delayed for almost two years while the port is closed by a blockade. During this time, Augustine and Monica experience a common mystical moment when they talk about divine wisdom, describing the moment Augustine said: "We did for one instant touch it..." (Confessions 9.10.23-25).
387 A.D. Nine days later Monica dies and is buried in Ostia. In 1430, Monica's body is taken to the Basilica di Sant' Agostino in Rome.