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Winter, Lent and yes, COVID, have kept many of us patiently waiting and preparing to get back to activities we have missed and fulfill our Lenten promises to transform the world around us. Outreach and Pastoral Care at St. Monica has a host of programs and events to help you spring back into action from retreats to picnics, and films to hikes. We also have ways to serve those in need and people to listen if you are facing a challenging time. And…if you are still not ready to come back in person many of our ministries have online/Zoom options.  Make a new friend, take up a new ministry, reach out to those in need…save the world! Make a point to join us this spring.

 


Peace & Justice

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HELP THOSE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS · stmonica.net/homeless
Looking for a way to give back this summer? Come serve our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness & hunger. In June, we’ll have two locations where you can help:

  • Saturday, June 4: St. Francis Center, Downtown L.A.
  • Saturday, June 25: St. Robert's Center, Venice

LOAVES & FISHES · stmonica.net/loaves
Thank you to those who contributed to last month's Loaves & Fishes Food Drive! Due to the abundant food donations from St. Monica Catholic High School, and the parish, plus generous cash contributions, our community will help provide over 1500 meals in our local area through our partnership with the Westside Food Bank. We'll be back with our next Food Drive on Sunday, June 12.

 

GREEN TEAM · stmonica.net/greenteam
Visit our webpage to pick up tips on composting and what to do with Food Waste at home or work. Plus check out videos of recent presentations on how to dispose Food Waste.

 


Fellowship, Socials, & Clubs

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GRAPE AND GRAIN · stmonica.net/grape

  • Tickets on sale now for the 2022 Grape and Grain Festival! Sunday, June 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the Grand Pavilion!
  • We need volunteers: help pour wine and beer, set up, clean up, sell raflle tickets, and run food. All are welcome - must be 21 or over!

YOUNG MINISTERING ADULTS [YMA] · stmonica.net/yma
All young adults in their 20s and 30s are welcome! Vespers continues on Tuesday nights through June! YMA Peace and Justice will be going to St. Odilia's for a STEM Day!

 

VIRTUAL FELLOWSHIP  · stmonica.net/fellowship
Gather with us on Sundays for two opportunities:

  • Virtual Coffee & Donuts after the 9:30 a.m. Mass every Sunday.
  • Sunday Nite Live after the 5:30 p.m. Mass every Sunday.

BOUTIQUE GROUP  · stmonica.net/boutique
Crafty men and women - craft with us, learn a new skill, and support our parish, every Wednesday!

 

THIRTY-FIVE THROUGH FORTIES MINISTRY · stmonica.net/ttf
The Drop-in Lounge is taking a break until Monday, June 6 for Memorial Day! Enjoy!

 


Pastoral Care

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HEALTH MINISTRY · stmonica.net/health
Be a hero and help save lives! There is a critical shortage of blood supply in the US. Our Red Cross Blood Drive is coming up Sunday, May 29 - make an appointment today!

 

STEPHEN MINISTRY · stmonica.net/stephenministry
Does the joy of Easter seem far away? If you are going through a difficult time this year, Easter can be a time of painful loneliness and emptiness - let us help! Stephen Ministry can help support you through struggles, providing one-on-one Christian care. 

 

MINISTRY TO THE SICK · stmonica.net/sick

  • Volunteers: help write friendly notes to patients in hospitals & nursing homes, and thank you notes to health care providers!   
  • We gather twice a week via Zoom to pray for the ill and for healthcare providers. All are welcome!

BEREAVEMENT MINISTRY · stmonica.net/bereavement
Are you grieving the loss of a loved one? Contact our Bereavement Ministry to find out more about our grief support opportunities.

 

ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY PRAYER BOARD · stmonica.net/activeduty
Do you have a family member or close friend serving in active duty who could use our community's prayer support for their health, well-being, and safety? Let us know!

 


Calendar

24May
YMA Vespers Tuesday, May 24 @ 7:30 PM
29May
Red Cross Blood Drive Sunday, May 29 @ 8:30 AM
31May
YMA Vespers Tuesday, May 31 @ 7:30 PM
04Jun
St. Francis Center Breakfast Program Saturday, Jun 4 @ 6:30 AM
07Jun
YMA Vespers Tuesday, Jun 7 @ 7:30 PM
12Jun
Loaves & Fishes Food Drive Sunday, Jun 12 - All Day
12Jun
Grape ang Grain Sunday, Jun 12 @ 6:30 PM
14Jun
YMA Vespers Tuesday, Jun 14 @ 7:30 PM
25Jun
St. Robert's Center Saturday, Jun 25 @ 7:30 AM


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Mass

Mon–Fri 7:00 am - Church

Mon–Fri 12:10 pm - Livestream & Church 

Sat 8:00 am - Church & Livestream

 

Sat Vigil 5:30 pm - Church

 

Sun 7:30 am - Church

Sun 9:30 am - Livestream, Church & Grand Pavilion

Sun 11:30 am - Church

Sun 4 pm - Outdoors

Sun 5:30 pm - Church & Livestream

 

Confession

Mon-Fri 5:30–6 pm

Please arrive before 6 pm

Sat 4:30–5:00 pm

 

Reservations no longer required.

21May
Junior League of Mary Saturday, May 21 @ 8:45 AM
21May
21May
First Eucharist Saturday, May 21 @ 10:00 AM
22May
22May
Confirmation Ceremony Sunday, May 22 @ 11:30 AM
23May
RCIA Session Monday, May 23 @ 7:00 PM
24May
Mother's of Monica [MOMs] Ministry Tuesday, May 24 @ 7:00 PM
24May
Legion of Mary Tuesday, May 24 @ 7:00 PM
24May
YMA Vespers Tuesday, May 24 @ 7:30 PM

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