Journey with us during Lent!

lent bgAnd so the season of Lent begins on February 10 with Ash Wednesday. Please join us for Mass at one of the following times: 6:30 am, 8:00 am,  12:10 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:30 pm, and 8:00 pm.

 

Following Ash Wednesday, we invite you to consider the activities listed on this page and journey with us during Lent!

 

lent bgAnd so the season of Lent begins on February 10 with Ash Wednesday. Please join us for Mass at one of the following times: 6:30 am, 8:00 am,  12:10 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:30 pm, and 8:00 pm.

 

Following Ash Wednesday, we invite you to consider the activities listed on this page and journey with us during Lent!

 

Recommended Reading

  • 5d444cc79e8446c697821f1ae1a0432eSet aside 10 minutes each day for prayer & reflection using Not by Bread Alone: Daily Reflections for Lent available in Holy Grounds or online as an ebook.
  • Pick up a free copy of Rediscover Jesus by Matthew Kelly and follow the lenten journey at www.DynamicCatholic.com/BestLentEver  We will distribute the books during the weekend of February 6-7 while supplies last.
  • Read along with St. Monica's Book Club during Lent and join for our next discussion!  Our current selection is The Name of God is Mercy by Pope Francis.  You can pick up a copy in Holy Grounds! 

Calendar of Events

Early Morning Contemplative Prayer
Join Dr. Jim Finley in the Church for silent prayer and meditation from 5:30 to 6:30 am followed by Mass on Ash Wednesday, February 10,  and Wednesday, March 23

 

soupsupperSoup and Stations: Every Friday during Lent
Come together Stations of the Cross at 6:30 pm in the church followed by a simple soup supper at 7:30 pm in the Grand Pavilion (or Caruso A & B)  on Fridays beginning February 12 through March 18. This centuries-old devotion helps us to meditate on the last hours of our Savior, Jesus Christ, and join our sufferings to His as we reflect and pray with Him on the way to Calvary.  $5.00 per person for soup!*  Pleae note: on March 4,  Stations of the Cross will begin at 7 pm in the St. Andre Bessette Chapel. 

 

Lenten Taizé Prayer at the foot of the Cross—Join us in the Church every Saturday at 4:55 p.m. prior to the Saturday 5:30 liturgy beginning February 13.

 

rgb2016 1February 25-28: Religious Education Congress: Register for and attend Religious Education Congress on February 25-28 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Congress will open with Youth Day on Thursday, February 25, followed by three days of workshops for adults on February 26-28. St. Monica will host a hospitality suite at the Anaheim Marriot for all St. Monica parishioners.  Lunch will be available on Friday and Saturday along with wine and cheese reception on Friday night.  Details to follow.

Register for Congress at www.RECongress.org

 

March 12-14: Parish Retreat

Join us on the weekend of March 12 and 13 at all Masses as we welcome Bishop Gorden Bennett from the Jesuit community at LMU. He will lead a one-night parish retreat on Monday, March 14 at 7 pm.

 

March 19: Community Seder Dinner—We invite you to join us for our Seder Meal on Saturday, March 19, as we celebrate our spiritual roots. Tickets will be available online beginning March 4.  You can also purchase tickets in the Parish Office during weekdays or in the Duval Center during the weekends of March 5-6 and March 12-13.  We also need volunteers to help sell tickets, set up, serve, and clean up after the dinner. Contact or (310) 566-1520 if you're interested in helping.

 

March 25: Living Stations of the Cross
Good Friday, March 25, at 2:30 p.m.  Living Stations of the Cross with living actors. Please wear comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing for outdoors.

Special Mass Schedules

Daily Mass during Lent
Celebrate Mass with us every day of Lent at 6:30 a.m., 8:00 a.m., 12:10 p.m., and at St. Anne Parish at 5:30 p.m. (located at 2011 Colorado Avenue).

 

Palm Sunday, March 20
(5:30p Sat.), 7:30, 9:30, 11:30am; 1:15 and 5:30pm

 

Monday, March 21- Wednesday, March 23

Daily Mass at 6:30 and 8am & 12:10pm
(5:30p at St. Anne Church and Shrine)

 

Thursday, March 24- Saturday, March 26
Morning Prayer daily at 8am

 

Holy Thursday, March 24
Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7pm
Adoration at the Altar of Repose after Mass until midnight
Night Prayer at midnight

 

Good Friday, March 25
Solemn Liturgy at Noon and 7pm
Holy Communion and Veneration of the CrossLiving Stations of the Cross at 2:30pm
Good Friday is a day of complete fast and abstinence.

 

Holy Saturday, March 26
Easter Vigil Liturgy from 7 to 10pm
This Mass will satisfy the Easter obligation.

 

Easter Sunday, March 27
Church: 6:15, 7:45, 9:30, & 11:30am; 1:15 & 5:30pm
Gymnasium: 9:30 & 11:30am
Grand Pavilion: 9:45 & 11:45am; 1:15pm

 

Reconciliation Schedule


During Lent Confession is available every weekday from 5:30 to 6 pm. and on Saturdays from 4:30 to 5 pm with the following exceptions:

Saturday, March 19: 3 to 5 pm
Monday, March 21: No Confession (Chrism Mass at 7 pm at Cathedral of our Lady of the Angels
Tuesday,March 22: Communal Liturgy of Reconciliation 7 pm
Wednesday, March 23: 4 to 7 pm
Thursday, March 24: 8:30 to 10 am;1:30 to 3 pm.

No Confession on Good Friday or Holy Saturday.

 

 


Mass

Mon - Fri:  6:30a, 8:00a, 12:10p

Sat:  8:00a, 5:30p

Sun:  7:30a, 9:30a, 11:30a, 1:15p, 5:30p

 

Confession

Mon - Fri:  5:30-6:00p

Sat:  4:30-5:00p

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RCIA Monday, Feb 8 @ 7:00 PM
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Legion of Mary Tuesday, Feb 9 @ 7:00 PM
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YMA Vespers Tuesday, Feb 9 @ 7:30 PM
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Ash Wednesday Wednesday, Feb 10 - All Day

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