About the Parish

The Parish of Hoxton is situated in the Hackney Deanery. It was founded in 1863. The church foundation stone was laid in 1864, and the Church completed in 1866. 

Fr Gabriel Tumba Hassan O.S.A. is Parish Priest of St Monica’s Parish. He is supported by Fr Anthony Zabbey O.S.A (Prior), and Fr Jacob Choi (Bursar).

Fr Gabriel is also supported by the Little Sisters of Jesus, Sr Catherine, Sr  Claire, Sr Patricia and Sr Pavla. Please contact them on 0207 729 3605 or by email: lsj.hackney@virgin.net.

Fr Gabriel is also supported by the Shalom Catholic Community. Please contact them on 07432501250 or by email: london@comshalom.org

The following facilities are available for people with disabilities: access for wheelchairs; hearing aid loop; help for those with learning difficulties; sacramental preparation; disabled parking; toilet facilities.

GOING INTO HOSPITAL – please let Fr Gabriel know beforehand if you wish to receive the sacrament of Holy Anointing. Or, when you get to hospital, inform the staff that you wish to see a Catholic chaplain.

NEWCOMERS to the Parish are invited to introduce themselves to Fr Gabriel and to fill in a Parish registration form.

Parish Secretary – Michelle Tchimou

Michelle, our Parish secretary, is in the office on Tuesdays -Thursdays 10am-3pm and Wednesdays 9am-3pm.   A priest will be in the office Friday – Saturday 10am-12.30pm, unless otherwise stated.

Also, the parish newsletter and website  https://www.stmonicaschurchhoxton.org/  give an idea of the range of groups, ministries and social opportunities available in the parish and the parish clergy are always available to answer any questions you may have.