A Catholic Community in Solana Beach, California

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A Message from our Pastor

Dear friends, I want to address you a with a heart felt thank you for your support at the occasion of my 40th anniversary of ordination. In these very hectic moments our Church is going through worldwide, in our nation and in our deanery, I need your support and your prayers. All the priests and faithful need to be taken […]

Introducing our new Director of YOUTH MINISTRY!

Evangely Aliangan Ward has accepted the position of Director of Youth Ministry as of August 2018. She will be working with the youth of St. James & St. Leo as well as implementing the new Confirmation Preparation Program. Evangely served in youth ministry as a teen herself and then as youth minister at Our Lady of Angels and […]

Message from the Bishop

My brothers and sisters in Christ: I am writing to the entire Catholic community of San Diego and Imperial Counties this week to speak about the unspeakable — the sexual abuse of minors by priests which was detailed in the report of the grand jury in Pennsylvania. The individual stories of abuse that robbed the […]

THANK YOU, Patrick!

Patrick Villa is leaving his position as the youth minister at St. James at the end of this month. His open letter of gratitude to the community… To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything He has given us – and He has given us everything. (St. Thomas Merton) St. James-St. Leo […]

Díacono Peter ha sido nombrado gerente de la parroquia de St James-St Leo, a partir del 1 de junio de 2018 por el párroco, P. Gerardo, CJM.

Biografía: El Diácono Peter nació en Chicago y creció en la región de Finger Lakes en el estado de Nueva York. Él llegó a California para asistir a la Universidad de Santa Clara en el Área de la Bahía, donde se graduó con títulos en Matemáticas y Sociología. Fue en Santa Clara donde conoció a […]

Eucharistic Adoration

“Come and See” (John 1:39) Jesus is waiting for you every Thursday from 8:30am to 8PM in the chapel behind the Altar. Come and spend an Hour in His loving arms. Please sign up to spend an hour on Thursdays with Jesus. Call Grace (858) 755-0613 or email grace.g@pacbell.net All are welcome to join the Rosary group any Monday […]

Jan Nelteas to be Honored!

2017 Matthew 25 Mass & Recognition Dinner Thursday, November 16, 2017 University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego CA, 92110 Mass at Founders Chapel 5:30pm Reception & Dinner 7:00pm-Hahn Center, University of San Diego Each year Catholic Charities sponsors the Matthew 25 Award Mass and Banquet. This annual event links the mission of […]