Posts by St. James - St. Leo

Examination of Conscience

Before celebrating the Sacrament of Penance, one should prepare oneself with an examination of conscience, which involves reflecting prayerfully on one’s thoughts, words, and deeds in order to identify any sins. There are various types of examinations of conscience but regardless of which one you use to prepare yourself for the Sacrament it should be rooted in […]

COVID-19 Testing Site at St. Leo

Saturdays 8:30am – 3:30pm Appointment Required The Mission of San Leon Magno once again serving the community in collaboration with San Diego County. La Misión de San León Magno una vez más al servicio de la comunidad en colaboración con el Condado de San Diego. San Diego County page with all the information:

Looking Ahead to the Holidays

Here are plans for the holidays. (Mass times are subject to change.) Thanksgiving Day, bilingual 9am Mass outdoors at St. Leo We are renting a large professional lighted tent for the grassy area of the school for Christmas. It will be beautiful! Mass times are: Christmas Eve, St. James tent: 3pm, 5pm, 7pm Christmas Eve, St. […]

Sacristans Needed

Have you ever wanted to help behind the scenes at Mass? We are looking for people to apprentice with our current sacristans to learn about this sacred and essential ministry. Sacristans are fully-trained and able to choose their own schedule. Weekday and weekend Masses are available. For more information, please contact Cathryn Flynn at .


This year St. James-St. Leo will have a November food collection to serve the basic needs of our community. Non-perishable foods, canned goods, rice, beans, and oil. Drop off any food items at the parish office, Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Foods can be dropped off in any of the bins located […]

Scam Alert

Fake E-Mails from Clergy:  Never respond to suspicious requests from our pastor or staff. Our email ends with: (or .com). If in doubt, always call the parish office at (858) 755-2545.