Parish News (Page 14)

Mission Circle – Advent GIVING TREE!

During the Season of Advent, St. James Mission Circle will be collecting donations to help ensure a happy Christmas for client families of Interfaith Community Services. Items for children and adults are needed and include toys, stuffed animals craft supplies, coloring books and crayons clothing, shoes sports equipment, skateboards and scooters books, school supplies hygiene…

Eudist News!

We learn with joy of the appointment of Father Jose Mario Bacci, CJM, Provincial Superior of the Province of Colombia to the position of Bishop of the Diocese of Santa Marta, Columbia. He is known to our our parish particularly to St. Leo, when he came for a few summers to learn English when Fr.…

Year End Giving

As we approach the end of the calendar year, we would like to remind you of the upcoming deadlines for Year End Giving.       Deadline for Mutual Funds is December 1st    Deadline for Stocks and ETFs is December 15th Qualified charitable contributions must be made by December 31st each year in order…

Join a Christmas Choir!

Christmas Eve ADULT Choir If you can sing in harmony with a 4-part choir and are available to sing on Christmas Eve, please come to meet Pauline Wright and audition after one of the 9am Masses before our Christmas rehearsals begin on Nov. 14th. All Christmas Rehearsals will be held Sundays in the church following the 9am Mass. Our…

Please pray for Fr. Gerard and Fr. George

Please pray for Fr. Gerard and Fr. George, who are leaving for Canada this Sunday for a week. They were elected by their Eudist community and are required to represent the U.S. at the Provincial Assembly which happens every five years. Please pray for strength and safe travels for our dear pastors. And please help…

Priesthood Sunday – This Weekend

What is Priesthood Sunday? Priesthood Sunday is a special day set aside to honor priesthood in the United States. It is a day to reflect upon and affirm the role of the priesthood in the life of the Church as a central one. Priesthood Sunday specifically honors priests, without whom the Mass could not be…