St. Monica's Parish
All are welcome in this place!
Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Vincent van Gogh

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

COVID-19 Information

Mass Registration

It is now possible to register to attend Mass at St. Monica's using the EventBrite event registration platform. Simply navigate to the St. Monica events page and select the Mass that you would like to attend. Detailed instructions on how to register and what to expect when you arrive for the Mass are included on the registration page.

See you at Mass!

Church Visits and Confession

The team at St. Monica is happy to announce that there will be an opportunity to enter the church on Tuesday, August 11 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM and Thursday, August 13 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM. This will be an occasion for quiet, private prayer as well as an occasion to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation with Father Lloyd. No registration is required for this event but all who enter the church are required to wear a mask and to use hand sanitizer. Specific instructions will be given by a volunteer greeter and an usher will indicate the designated seating area which is in the back of the church on the right side. The confessions will take place in the Lady Chapel at the front of the church on the left side. All are requested to return immediately and directly to their seats after confession. 

Please note that this is a special event and will not be repeated each week.

July 28 - Update on the Re-opening of St. Monica's Church

St. Monica's Parish will celebrate our first Mass in-person, on Sunday, August 2nd at 11:00 AM. Please note that our regular weekly webcast Mass with also still be available at 10 am until further notice.

According to Quebec guidelines, we are allowed to host a limited number of people in the church building at one time. If you are not able to reserve this Sunday, please check the scheduled Mass on Sunday, August 9. We are planning to add Mass on Saturdays too. These dates will be announced in the near future. If you obtain a place this week, we ask you to allow other parishioners to reserve the following week. 

Continue Reading to find out about how to attend Mass at St. Monica's.

Sunday Mass Streaming

Starting Sunday, April 5, 2020, the Sunday Mass is streamed from St. Monica's Parish. The Mass is available on the Parish YouTube page Sunday at 10:00 AM. The Masses are found in the Online Masses playlist.

This Week at St. Monica's

 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.

Pastor's Corner

Fr. Raymond

Where is God?

This past week the entire world was shocked and dismayed when two terrible explosions devastated Beirut, killed 135 people and seriously injured 5000.  Where was God in that awful moment?  Whenever shocking events rock the world, many shake their heads, and wonder what God is up to.   But is this the only response of a committed Christian?  Or can we, in fact, “Find God in all Things?”.

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Pope Francis

May Christ, who has already defeated death and opened for us the way to eternal salvation, dispel the darkness of our suffering humanity and lead us into the light of His glorious day. A day that knows no end

Pope Francis - Urbi et Orbi 2020