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Join Lent-Easter Choir!

Has God blessed you with a good singing voice? Are you available for Monday night rehearsals? If you can sing “Amazing Grace” on pitch, say “Yes!”  and simply call Pauline Wright (858) 755-2545 *300.  Please leave your name, and what vocal part you sing, plus your cell number and email, then sing to me! Call TODAY if you are ready […]

Pope Francis Lent Message

ENGLISH Dear Brothers and Sisters Each year, through Mother Church, God “gives us this joyful season when we prepare to celebrate the paschal mystery with mind and heart renewed… as we recall the great events that gave us new life in Christ” (Preface of Lent I). We can thus journey from Easter to Easter towards […]

The Lantern

We were blessed by some new tutors volunteering to join the La Clase Mágica Ministry on Monday and Wednesday afternoons at the kitchen at St. Leo’s Church. If you are interested in volunteering, or just want to see us in action, stop by the kitchen at St. Leo’s on Monday or Wednesday afternoons, between 4:00PM and 5:30PM. St. […]

Fish Feasts 2019!

The famous St. James Friday Fish Feasts begin Friday, March 9. Reservations are available online at the ST. JAMES KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS website:  : There is a discount for advanced reservations for all 6 Fridays. The menu is still a work in progress.  We will post when ready!  MARK YOU CALENDARS!

Tax Aide

St. James – St. Leo Catholic Community is again sponsoring free income tax assistance for 2018 Federal and California returns. Under the auspices of the AARP Tax-Aide program, this free tax preparation service is available to low-and middle income taxpayers, with the primary focus being on those who are 60 and older. The service will be offered each Saturday morning […]

1st Communion Program Change

St. James Faith Formation (English program on Sunday) is moving from a recommended two-year program to a required two-year program for 1st Communion preparation. It is typically 1st-2nd grade, but older grades are welcome. This change will not impact currently enrolled students. Parish 1st graders (or older students needing sacraments) who are not currently enrolled may do so […]

Prayer for Christian Unity

A Note from the Pastor:  Are you called to help? Friday, January 18,  marks the beginning of the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. In a time when the sad divisions that separate the Christian churches seem even stronger, our parish is not planning an ecumenical event. See what a liturgy committee could do: […]