Parish News (Page 23)

AARP Tax-Aide

Saturday Mornings February 1st through April 11th 9am to 1pm St. James Parish Office St. James Church is again sponsoring free income tax assistance for 2019 Federal and California returns. This free tax-preparation service is available to low and middle-income taxpayers. Walk-in system.

Hospitality and Welcome Ambassadors needed!

The Pastoral Council’s Hospitality Committee is looking for individuals to assist in becoming hosts at the Welcome Kiosk which will be set up the First and Third Sundays after all Masses. Our team will use this venue to welcome new people to our community and provide information on the many ways all Parishioners can expand…

Low Gluten Hosts

Are you aware that you can receive Holy Communion on Sunday with a low-gluten host? Before Mass begins, ask any usher to direct you to the Sacristan, who will make sure a consecrated lowgluten host is available to you at Communion time.

Interfaith Shelter begins

MISSION: To provide a temporary winter shelter that is safe and warm in a supportive, caring environment for individuals and families who are homeless. HOW TO HELP: Volunteer to help provide a meal, stay overnight, or donate needed items for our guests staying in the parish hall. Breakdown volunteers needed: Sunday morning, January 19! CONTACT:…

Annual Catholic Appeal UPDATE!

Thank you to all who have already given for the 2019 Annual Catholic Appeal! Total received to date $91,476.37 from 124 households! Note that the Annual Catholic Appeal qualifies for many company matching gift programs Remember to send your pledge payments to the Diocese of San Diego. Outstanding Unpaid Pledges: $2,749.40

A Note from the Pastor

Fr. Gerard Lecomte, CJM I want to give a heartfelt thank you to the St. Leo Community. We celebrated our Patron Saint with all the pomp and circumstance necessary. Everyone should be embraced! I want to mention the liturgy team, the youth group skit on St. Leo’s life, the home-cooked foods prepared by our ministry…

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We are excited to NOW offer access to Catholic media through FORMED online: Movies – Sacraments – English and SpanishChildren – Documentaries – Ebooks, AudiobooksBible studies – Current topics – Reflections, and so much more! Sign up NOW! www.formed.org Click “Sign Up!” “I belong to a Parish or Organization” Find our parish on the drop…