Judy Montes

Judy was born and baptized in Mumbai, India and attributes her strong faith to her parents and to the education she received in a Catholic convent.

While growing up in Mumbai, she was actively involved in the Catholic Youth Group in her parish and used her musical and other talents to fundraise and do charity work for the less fortunate.

Judy immigrated to Canada on her own at the young age of 21 and initially settled in Montreal. After a few years, the love of her life joined her, and she and Adrian were married at St. Kevin’s Catholic Church in Montreal.

In 1977, they ventured westward to build a family in Calgary and have not looked back since. They have two married daughters and two beautiful grandchildren. Judy and Adrian were married for 45 years when he passed away in October 2020.

Judy retired from a rewarding career in the human resources field in 2011. She was a founding member of St. Peter’s Church in northwest Calgary and reminisces about the wonderful years that she directed the Children’s Choir and played the piano for the Saturday Folk Choir. Judy’s parish ministry currently involves service as a Lector, a member of the Pastoral Care Team, and pianist for daily mass, baptisms and funerals.

Judy has been an enthusiastic member of the Catholic Women’s League since joining in 2005. She has served as president of her parish council; and co-chaired two conventions held in Calgary: 2015 Calgary Diocesan Convention at St. Luke’s Church, and the 2019 National Convention at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Judy believes strongly in giving back to the Lord the talent and skills that He has bestowed upon her. She considers herself blessed to serve St. Peter’s Parish and the Catholic Women’s League.

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