MORE ABOUT: Mass Intentions

One part of Catholic culture that is sometimes hard to understand and very often misunderstood is the custom of offering Mass intentions. When a priest celebrates Mass each day, he offers each celebration of the Eucharist for a particular person, or intention. By doing so he applies special graces from God upon that person or […]

The Lantern

We were blessed by some new tutors volunteering to join the La Clase Mágica Ministry on Monday and Wednesday afternoons at the kitchen at St. Leo’s Church. If you are interested in volunteering, or just want to see us in action, stop by the kitchen at St. Leo’s on Monday or Wednesday afternoons, between 4:00PM and 5:30PM. St. […]

Fish Feasts 2019!

The famous St. James Friday Fish Feasts begin Friday, March 9. Reservations are available online at the ST. JAMES KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS website:  :http://www.kofc12749.org/reservations There is a discount for advanced reservations for all 6 Fridays. The menu is still a work in progress.  We will post when ready!  MARK YOU CALENDARS!

1st Communion Program Change

St. James Faith Formation (English program on Sunday) is moving from a recommended two-year program to a required two-year program for 1st Communion preparation. It is typically 1st-2nd grade, but older grades are welcome. This change will not impact currently enrolled students. Parish 1st graders (or older students needing sacraments) who are not currently enrolled may do so […]

Prayer for Christian Unity

A Note from the Pastor:  Are you called to help? Friday, January 18,  marks the beginning of the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. In a time when the sad divisions that separate the Christian churches seem even stronger, our parish is not planning an ecumenical event. See what a liturgy committee could do: […]

National Migration Week

National Migration Week 2019 (January 6-12) For nearly a half century, the Catholic Church in the United States has celebrated National Migration Week, which is an opportunity for the Church to reflect on the circumstances confronting migrants, including immigrants, refugees, children, and victims and survivors of human trafficking. The theme for National Migration Week 2019, […]

Fraudulent Emails!

ATTENTION PARISHIONERS! Fr. Gerard and Fr. Howard both had emails sent in their names (not their email address) asking for money and/or iTunes gift cards. If your received an email, please know they would never send an email asking for money! Sincerely, St. James/St. Leo Office