Monica has served as the Director of Youth Ministry and Confirmation Coordinator at American Martyrs for two years. Prior to her arrival at American Martyrs, she was the Director of Campus Ministry and taught in the Religious Studies department at Saint Joseph High School in Lakewood California. 

As Youth Minister at American Martyrs, she organizes Teen Tuesdays and Life Nights, Life Teen Retreats, Life Teen Masses, fundraising, and leadership development. 

As Confirmation Director, she coordinates spiritual formation and catechesis, Core Team, and Confirmation Retreats. 

She has a passion for music, especially praise and worship,  and loves to sing and play guitar. Monica is passionate about the Catholic faith and wants to empower teens to know, love and share their faith with others.