St Monicas

  • Chinese community welcomes New Year

    There was a flurry of noise and colour as the Chinese New Year celebrations unfolded in St Monica’s Church, North Parramatta, on 14 February. St Monica’s Parish Priest and Chinese Chaplain, Rev Luis Fernando Montaño Rodriguez MG, was the principal celebrant for the Mass, which was concelebrated by Mons...
  • St Monica’s celebrate Chinese New Year

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  • Mexican with an amazing lexicon

    By Joseph Younes, Catholic Outlook, March 2016 Whilst living in Hong Kong, Fr Fernando was invited to Australia in 2006 by the then Bishop of Parramatta, Bishop Kevin Manning. The invitation was simple enough, to lead the Chinese Chaplaincy in the Diocese of Parramatta. Fr Fernando took up the offer...