St. Monica's Parish
What is your gift?
...the kingdom of God will be taken from you and given to a people who will produce its fruit
Holy Cross
Exaltation of the
Feast of St. Monica
and St. Augustine
O woman, great is your faith!
Let it be done for you as you wish.
Courage, it is I! Do not be afraid!

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


Sacramental Living: Walking the Talk!

In this Sunday's Gospel, Jesus describes two kinds of people: those who initially say “no”, but then follow through on what they were asked; and those who say “yes” immediately, but fail to follow through. Which of these descriptions fits you more accurately? With which of these people would you rather work, or serve on a parish committee? Obviously, it isn’t enough just to say “yes”; we have to really mean it, and follow through on it. If we can’t do something, we save ourselves and others a lot of grief if we admit that up front, without raising false expectations. We need to “walk the talk!”

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Joy of the Gospel


The joy of the Gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus. Those who accept his offer of salvation are set free from sin, sorrow, inner emptiness and loneliness.

Pope Francis

Read the encyclical on-line