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Due to the current challenges of the pandemic, we must continue to limit what in kind donations we can receive at the parish. We welcome canned or bottled donations and new, unopened toiletries. Details are below. In 2022, we are still unable to accept donations of clothing or cooked food. We welcome cash donations to cover all other food items and new clothing for our guests. Please see below to donate.


Beginning November 1, all donations listed below can be dropped off in the Duval Patio during any weekend in November through November 21. During the week, donations can be dropped off in the Parish Office during regular business hours. See below for what we need:


Non Perishable Food Items

1500 servings of the following:

  • Canned or bottled cranberry sauce
  • Canned green beans
  • Canned or bottled turkey gravy
  • Regular or Decaffeinated Coffe
  • Juice boxes (apple juice, lemonade, grape juice). We accept any size or quantity.


Travel-size Toiletry Donations

We welcome individual travel size toiletries listed below in any quantity. We also welcome completed care kits (one gallon Ziploc bags with travel-size toiletries) for our guests with one each of the following:

  • Toothpaste, toothbrush and mouthwash
  • Soap or Body Wash
  • Bottle of shampoo and conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Body Lotion
  • Bag of Kleenex and Wet Wipes
  • Bandages
  • Q Tip Swabs


  • Tube of Neosporin
  • Tube of Lip Balm


All toiletries preferably are travel size (most of our guests are unsheltered and cannot walk with large containers of toiletries) All toiletries must be new or unopened. Do not include razors, razor blades, tweezers, safety pins, money, or personal info.


Cash Donations

We accept cash donations to purchase cooked turkeys, pies, and other large-quantity dinner items such as milk and bread and to cover the new clothing items we hope to provide for each guest.

You may also leave a check made payable to St. Monica Catholic Community at the Parish Office during office hours. Place in an envelope and write on the envelope attn: Thanksgiving Dinner.

You may also mail your check donation made payable to St. Monica Catholic Church. Mail to St. Monica Catholic Community, 725 California Avenue, Santa Monica, 90403.


Mon–Fri, 7:00 am - Church

Mon–Fri, 12:10 pm - Church & Livestream 

Sat, 8:00 am - Church & Livestream


Sat, 5:30 pm - Church

Sun, 7:30 am - Church

Sun, 9:30 am - Church & Livestream

Sun, 11:30 am - Church

Sun, 5:30 pm - Church & Livestream


Outdoor seating is available at all weekend Masses.



Mon–Fri. 5:30–6 pm

Sat, 4:30–5:00 pm

There are no confessions on secular holidays or other observances when the parish is closed.


Holy Days & Holidays

Holy Days: additional Vigil and evening Masses, 6:30 p.m.

Holidays: single Mass, 9:30 am with no confessions


Eucharistic Adoration

First & Third Fridays: 7:30–8:30 a.m. & 7–8 p.m. · Church

Second & Fourth Sundays: Noon–3 p.m. · Chapel

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