St. Monica's Parish
You are My beloved Son, in You I am well-pleased.
The Epiphany
of the Lord
Presentation
of Jesus at
the Temple
Feast of the
Family
Holy
Nativity
of the Lord

St. Monica's is an English speaking Roman Catholic parish serving the central Notre-Dame-de-Grace (NDG) area of Montreal, Quebec.

 Recent Homilies

Each Sunday's homily is available here. Take a look and continue your reflection throughout the week.

 Event Calendar

Find out what is happening at St. Monica's this week and all throughout the year.

 Schedule and Location

Find out the Mass times, when confessions are heard, office hours, and where we are located.

Faith and Justice

We at St. Monica's understand that our commitment to the Catholic social mission must be rooted in and strengthened by our spiritual lives. In our relationship with God we experience the conversion of heart that is necessary to truly love one another as God has loved us.

Home Care

As members of a Christian community, Pastoral Home Care Volunteers strive to become a compassionate presence to the sick and elderly.

Food Pantry

The Community Food Pantry is committed to bringing hope, compassion and assistance to those low income individuals and families living within our parish area. We strive to promote the human dignity of all those in need...

 

Pastor's Corner


Following Jesus - Mature Discipleship

In the Gospel today, we see Jesus calling the fishermen Simon, Andrew, James and John: “Come, follow me, and I will make you fishers of people!” We are at the beginning of Mark’s Gospel, and we meet these new followers of Jesus in the early enthusiasm of discipleship, accepting his invitation to a life-changing journey of relationship and formation. But do they really understand what they are getting themselves into? Will their faith be strong enough to withstand the dangers, challenges, and disappointments that life – even life with Jesus – inevitably brings?

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Pope Francis



For me, faith was born of an encounter with Jesus. It was a personal encounter that touched my heart and gave new direction and meaning to my life. It is not something external or imposed, but rather that which comes from within and is self-evident. Jesus, in fact, impacts us, shocks us, and renews us.

Pope Francis