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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…

WORLD MISSION SUNDAY – Oct. 24, 2021

World Mission Sunday, our annual worldwide Eucharistic celebration for the Missions and missionaries of the world, will be celebrated on October 24 this year. This collection on the next-to-last Sunday in October is a unique, global effort for the entire Church to provide for the building up of over one thousand local churches in Asia…

October – Respect Life Month

40 Days for Life• September 22 — October 31. The public centerpiece of the 40 Days for Life campaign is a prayer vigil outside a facility that provides abortion services in your community. It is a peaceful and educational presence. Join us for this campaign, coming to several points across our diocese.• Time and Location:…

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…

THE PB & J TEAM IS IN NEED OF TRAVEL SIZE TOILETRIES

While food and clothing are important donations, and always welcome and appreciated, please consider essentials, such as travel-sized shampoos, soaps, and other toiletry and personal care items. Our brothers and sisters in Tijuana are in great need and can benefit from your donation. Haven’t traveled much and don’t have those extra toiletries in your home? Next time you make a trip to…

CATHOLIC CHARITIES SUPPORTING ASYLUM SEEKERS

Since May, Catholic Charities has sheltered in San Diego over 3,500 asylum-seekers. One of the many ways that Catholic Charities is assisting asylum-seekers in San Diego and Imperial County, is by providing them with clothing donated by generous people like you. Men, women, and children are arriving with only the clothes on their backs. St. James-St. Leo is helping with collecting donations.…

Senior Care Ministry Needs Drivers

Senior Care Ministry Volunteers brightening the lives of senior adult parishioners The Senior Care Ministry is looking for a few special volunteers to drive our senior parishioners to Mass. You could drive a senior on your own or partner with a team of drivers for more flexibility. We’d love to have you join our team!…

Congratulations, Fr. George!

A Priest Forever Fr. George German Perez, CJM was ordained on June 19 at St. Patrick Parish in Carlsbad, CA. His first mass was celebrated with the St. James-St. Leo community the following morning at Sunday mass and his first assignment will be as Associate Pastor at St. James-St. Leo. Let us praise the Lord…