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Contact: Christine Gerety |  310 566-1531  | 

St. Monica Catholic Community is honored to support the mission of Habitat for Humanity by sponsoring volunteer builds in various locations in Southern California as well as in other states and countries.


We sponsor local volunteer builds, typically one Saturday per month between October and May. Everyone is welcome to participate! No experience or special skill is necessary—Habitat will provide the tools, and you will receive any necessary construction guidance on the builds themselves. Over the past few years, our local teams have contributed to home-building projects in the Los Angeles area, the San Fernando Valley, and Ventura County. We even participated in an unforgettable event—a Key Ceremony, which is the chance to welcome a family into their new home for the first time.


In addition to our local builds,we have also sponsored volunteer builds in places with great need for affordable housing: New Orleans, Louisiana; Isleta Pueblo, New Mexico; and Belfast, Northern Ireland.


To help support all these efforts and those of the St. Monica Catholic Community in general, we host an annual community party and participate in parish events.


To learn more about Habitat for Humanity, go to www.habitat.org.

Want to make a gift?

 If you'd like to make a gift to our Habitat ministry, go to www.stmonica.net/give and select "one-time gift." Be sure to select "Outreach and Pastoral Care in the designation menu and put "Habitat" in the comments box.


Upcoming Events

Friday, February 24 - Sunday, February 26

Visit Us at the RE Congress!!  Stop the L.A. Habitat Catholic Coalition Booth! 


The L.A. Habitat Catholic Coalition is coming to the RE Congress this year!  Stop by our booth in the Exhibit Hall to learn more about the Coalition, and the ways that you can get involved.  Questions?  Contact Christine at or (310) 566-1531.


Saturday, March 11, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Habitat build at the Catholic Coalition house 


Pick up your hammer and come to our next build at the Catholic Coalition house in Montebello.  St. Monica is working in conjunction with several parishes in L.A. to help raise funds and build a home for a deserving family.   

Because of your help this past year, St. Monica is sponsoring an official Habitat Build Day on Saturday, March 11.   What is the significance of a sponsored build day?  It means . . . 

  • 15 guaranteed spots at a Los Angeles area build for  St. Monica volunteers,
  • the chance to help finish building a home,

  • the opportunity to have your picture taken a lot, so get your smiles ready!
  • a chance to get to know other parishioners better, and
  • knowing that you’ve made a difference for a family.


If you are interested in joining us, contact Christine at    or (310) 566-1531. (Builders must be 16 years or older.)  Reservations will be made on a first-come, first-served basis. We’ll have a waiting list if necessary, so make sure to sign up now!







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