Welcome to Saint Monica Parish

Upcoming Events

**New Sessions Offered: OREMUS: A Guide to Catholic Prayer

April 25, 2023 – June 16, 2023
10:00am or 7:00 pm

Due to the positive feedback that was received, Deacon Tom Cuddihy will be offering in persons sessions of Oremus: A Guide to Catholic Prayer featuring Fr. Mark Toups.

Click on the title for more information.

YOUTH GROUP – Fri., June 9

June 9, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Theme:  Outdoor Fun Report to the Parish Hall when you arrive. Bring a friend!

Fr. Frank’s 40th Anniversary of Ordination

June 11, 2023
12:00 pm,

Fr. Frank will be celebrating forty years as a priest on Sunday, June 11th.  He will preside at the morning Masses and following the 11 am Mass, there will be a reception in the church hall.   All are welcome to attend.

Priesthood Ordination of Deacon Michael El-Nachef

June 16, 2023 – June 18, 2023

You are invited to attend the Ordination to the Priesthood of our parishioner, Deacon Michael, which will be held on Friday, June 16th at 7:00 pm in Notre-Dame Cathedral in downtown Ottawa.  All are welcome to attend. Fr. El-Nachef will be celebrating the 11 am Mass on Sunday, june 18th.  A reception will follow in [Read More…]

Latest News

PASTOR’S DESK – Pentecost Sunday, May 28th

Pentecost marked the beginning of the Church. The Risen Christ had returned to his divine glory, but remained with the Apostles in the fullness of his divine power by setting his Holy Spirit upon them. Given Power by the Spirit Jesus no longer could be seen by the human eye, but he was with the [Read More…]

St. Monica’s Catechuman and the Rite of Election

The Rite of Election was held on Sun., Feb. 26, 2:30 p.m. at Notre Dame Cathedral with Archbishop Damphousse.  Our catechuman, Samira Yebara Jabara, her sponsor, Doreen Cripps and Fr. Jonathan Kelly were present. Please pray for Samira as she continues to prepare, with the help of our RCIA team, to be received into the family [Read More…]

Catholic Emergency Aid Campaign – Turkey/Syria Earthquake

Aid to Church in Need (ACN), Canadian Jesuits International (CJI), Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) Canada, and Development and Peace-Caritas Canada (DPCC) need your help to raise almost $1,000,000. These groups have partners in the region who have been working to support Syrians in Syria and  Turkey affected by 12 years of civil war. [Read More…]


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