Welcome to Saint Monica Parish

Upcoming Events

ALPHA EXPERIENCE ONLINE via ZOOM

September 17, 2020 – December 3, 2020
8:00 PM - 9:15 PM

Alpha is for anyone who wants to explore the Christian faith with others and now you can experience it from the comfort of your own home!

We will be hosting an online Alpha on Thursday evenings via Zoom, beginning September 17th until December 3rd from 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm.  It’s free!

Click on the title for information on how to register or who to call if you have questions.

YOUTH VIRTUAL EVENT: Third Annual FallFest OCT. 23rd

September 18, 2020 – October 23, 2020

On Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. the Third Annual FallFest will be live-streamed from Annunciation of the Lord Parish. It’s an event where youth come together to have fun, meet friends, and discover how much they are loved by Christ in a non- threatening environment.

Please click on title for details.

40 DAYS FOR LIFE – OTTAWA CAMPAIGN

September 18, 2020 – November 1, 2020

Pray for an end to abortion and for the conversion of all those involved in abortions.

Click on the title for details about the Ottawa Campaign.

LIFE CHAIN – SUN. OCT. 4, 2-3pm

September 18, 2020 – October 4, 2020

Life Chain is a peaceful and prayerful pro-life witness held annually at over 200 locations across Canada. Organizers will be adhering to local COVID-19 safety protocols. You are welcome to join us, standing on the sidewalk in silent prayer, with a (provided) sign for one hour. Our nearest location is Merivale Rd at Meadowlands Dr. [Read More…]

Latest News

ORDERED & SPECIAL COLLECTIONS – FALL 2020

Because of the Covid-19 virus, some collections were postponed until the fall, joining those already scheduled. All are listed below, for your convenience. If you are able to support them via ‘Canada Helps’, put the name (in italics below) under the fund description. Cheques should be made out to the parish, with the message or memo note giving the italicized name. Thank you for your generous support.

Please click on title for more details.

EMERGENCY FUND – CRISIS IN LEBANON

Following the deadly explosions that devastated Beirut, the people of Lebanon need our solidarity and our prayers.

Thousands of families have been impacted by the explosions that shook the city on August 4, 2020. Many are sleeping in ruins or on the street despite the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our partners are on the ground, already providing aid.

Each donation will make a difference for the population, which is also struggling with the pandemic and an economic collapse.

Click on the title for a link to the donation page.

Aaannnd, we’re back…..sort of ****PLEASE READ

A limited number of parishioners (up to 30% of the building’s capacity) may attend the weekend Masses by advance reservation ONLY.  Special safety protocols will be in effect and seats will be assigned.  

For details click on the title.

Weekday Masses
Monday 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am
Friday 3 9:00 am
Ist Saturday 9:00 am

Please note: numbers will be limited and you will be asked for your name and telephone number.

Parish Annual Meeting Minutes

On June 4th the Parish Annual Meeting took place on Zoom.  Click on the title to access the link for the minutes

WE ARE NOW SET UP FOR ONLINE DONATIONS!

Click on the home box (the picture of St. Monica Church with the words “Parish Donations”) above for information on how to donate. The parish still has expenses and counts on your support.

THE MASS ON TV AND THE INTERNET

In the absence of being able to attend Mass in person, please find a series of links prepared by the Archdiocese for you to be able can watch Mass from home on your computer or mobile phone.

PASTOR’S DESK

The Lord calls us not only to accept his gifts, but also to imitate his generosity so our hearts may be open fully to the power of his love. God’s mercy often has little to do with human logic and our well-developed sense of rights and obligations. We experience shortages, limitations and a finite number [Read More…]

Live Webcast

During the shutdown, the live webcast of Sunday Mass will be broadcast to YouTube starting around 10:55 am until approximately 12:15 pm.

Please subscribe to our channel.