Posts by St. James and St. Leo (Page 2)

Prayers for our February Youth Retreat

We are planning our annual youth retreat at Green Oak Ranch in Vista in early February. We ask for your prayers as these teens prepare for confirmation and join us on this spiritual adventure. We have over 60 teens attending from St. James-St. Leo. If you would like to offer a scholarship opportunity for retreat…

A Message from V.J. Brion

Hello everyone! I am grateful for the opportunity to serve the St. James-St. Leo community as Director of Music Ministry, following Maryruth’s dedicated leadership. I have enjoyed serving as Director of Discipleship this past year; the experience allowed me to use the combination of youth ministry, music, and catechetics in a unique way. It is…

CAC Epiphany Party

Thanks to all who joined us Saturday for the CAC Epiphany Party. It was so much fun celebrating with all of you: Young Adults, Adult Community, and ACTIVE 60s! For those of you who couldn’t make the party, here are just a couple of pictures and also the link to view the video that was…

Heartfelt Gratitude for your Generosity this Christmas

Excerpt from thank you letter; read full letter with more pictures in pdf below. “…we are overwhelmed with gratitude for the incredible generosity and compassion demonstrated by your parish community. Your unwavering support in the Christmas gift efforts for Ukrainian refugees has touched the lives of those in need and exemplified the true meaning of Christmas. …we…

Staff Changes

Our Music Director, Maryruth Culver, has blessed our parish community with her musical talents; our celebrations have heard harps, guitars, piano tunes, and new choirs embellishing our ceremonies. She was offered a leadership position at a nonprofit school of sacred music in San Diego; her skills will be instrumental in achieving its mission. She accepted the offer and will start her new…

Kat Hammock in Concert, Parish Hall – Jan 7

Catholic singer-songwriter Kat Hammock, an SJA alumna, will be playing at St. James Parish Hall on January 7th at 2pm. She was a semi-finalist on Season 17 of NBC’s The Voice, and has both Christmas and adoration music featured on the Hallow app. You can hear her beautiful music on Spotify. She will be playing and singing some originals,…

Christmas Message

For a child is born to us, a son is given to us;upon his shoulder dominion rests.They name him Wonder-Counselor, God-Hero,Father-Forever, Prince of Peace.isaiah 9:5 Porque un niño nos ha nacido, un hijo se nos ha dado;le ponen en el hombro el distintivo del rey y proclaman su nombre: Consejero admirable, Dios fuerte,Padre que no…