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St. Monica Church is a vibrant and welcoming parish in the heart of the 19th Ward in Rochester, NY.  We invite you to join our family as we grow together in faith and hope for a 100 more years! Come and see what we're about.

All are welcome, especially you!

Our Vision & Mission


Our Vision:

We are a Resurrection people, rooted in our rich Catholic heritage.  We are growing in the Spirit, as individuals and as a faith community.  

We answer the call to live out our Baptismal vocation in our daily lives, bringing the light of Christ's presence to our families, workplaces, neighborhoods and the world.


Our Mission:  

We dare to live the life of Jesus Christ, transforming discouragement into hope, fear into love, isolation into community.

Our church is equipped with a T-Loop for those with hearing devices.

Giving Holy Communion

Join the live stream.

Youth group, Faith Formation, VBS, service opportunities, and sacramental prep for ages 4-18.

Text-2-give and secure online giving options.

View our weekly bulletins and stay up-to-date on current info and events.

Information about in-person and live-streamed Mass at St. Monica Church.

In English and ASL with English voice interpretation.

Registration and info for our CYO Basketball and Kickball programs.

Join one of our choirs and minister to the community through music.

Learn how you can help our community.

Check out our YouTube channel for meditation, prayers, and more.

Newsletter for families with great faith activities for ages birth-18.

Find out how to register for Foodlink's emergency food supply boxes.

Become a registered member of the parish 


Have an event you'd like to put on the calendar? Please email

and attach the Parish Event Form below for review.

Facilitation Team and Buildings & Grounds 

Click the icon to view the minutes from recent Facilitation Team and Buildings & Grounds meetings.

Backpack team at St Peters IMG_4236.jpg
Salt & Light Newsletter from Catholic Family Center


Catholic Social Justice


Westside Farmers Market

Pope Francis : Each month, Pope Francis sends a video of his prayer intentions for the world.

Click here for his message

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