The Ascension of the Lord ~ May 13, 2018

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1 The Ascension of the Lord ~ May 13, 2018 MASS SCHEDULE St. James (In English) Saturday Vigil: 5:00 PM Sunday: 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM 11:30 AM & 6:00 PM St. Leo Mission (In Spanish) Sunday: 8:30 AM & 10:30 AM 1st Saturday (English): 8:00 AM Daily Mass at St. James 8:00 AM Monday - Friday Liturgy of the Hours 7:30 AM Monday - Friday Eucharistic Adoration 8:30 AM 8:00PM Thursday Communion Service 6:45 AM Monday - Friday 8:00 AM Saturday Reconciliation 3:30 PM Saturday or upon request Baptism Call (858) *106 Marriage Preparation Call Parish Office (858) ext. *112 9 months prior to wedding St. James Church 625 S Nardo Avenue Solana Beach, CA (858) Fax: (858) St. Leo Mission 936 Genevieve Street Solana Beach, CA (858) Fax: (858)

2 St. James - St. Leo May 13, 2018 Page 2 Fr. Gerard s Corner It is not for you to know the times or seasons, Jesus tells the disciples in the first reading (Acts 1:7). After Jesus had left them, many wondered when he would return. Some thought it would be a very short time. This could have paralyzed them and the mission of the church. After all, why plan ahead if the end of the world could come any day, at any moment? So the angels immediately rebuke the loitering disciples: Why are you just standing around staring after him? He s gone now; get to work. The size and scope of the work he s left is awesome. They are asked to proclaim the gospel, baptize the believers, give witness, prophesy, evangelize, pastor, teach. And all of this they are to do throughout the whole world, to the ends of the earth. But this work was not to be completed only by those disciples who lived at the same time as Jesus. It is to be completed by all disciples throughout all time. So it is also our mission today to do these things as well. But we are not called to do all this on our own. The Holy Spirit, whom Jesus breathed on the apostles, who comes to us in baptism, whose arrival we celebrate on Pentecost Sunday, is with us. You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, Jesus said (Acts 1:8). When the Holy Spirit came upon the apostles, they were able to speak in tongues and be understood by people all over the world. May the words we speak today have the power to comfort, to challenge, and to heal, the power to continue Christ s mission. Fr. Gerard J.S. Paluch Co., Inc. Question of the Week: How often do I just stand around looking when there is work to be done, when there is injustice occurring, or when there is someone in need? What can I do so that I am spurred to act day in and day out? Monday, May 14 ~ Joe & Martha McRoskey Tuesday, May 15 ~ Ray Kieffer Wednesday, May 16 ~ Ray Kieffer Thursday, May 17 ~ Thomas Jerde Friday, May 18 ~ Thomas Sullivan SAINTS AND SPECIAL OBSERVANCES Sunday: Monday: Tuesday: Thursday: Friday: Saturday: Seventh Sunday of Easter; Mother s Day; World Communications Day St. Matthias St. Isidore the Farmer Julian Calendar Ascension St. John I Armed Forces Day; Vigil of Pentecost; Shavuot (Jewish observance) begins at sunset TODAY S READINGS First Reading Jesus tells the disciples that they will be witnesses to the ends of the earth (Acts 1:1-11). Psalm God mounts his throne to shouts of joy: a blare of trumpets for the Lord (Psalm 47). Second Reading God seated Jesus at his right hand in the heavens (Ephesians 1:17-23) or Ephesians 4:1-13 [1-7, 11-13]. Gospel The Lord Jesus was taken up into heaven. (Mark 16:15-20). The English translation of the Psalm Responses from Lectionary for Mass 1969, 1981, 1997, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation. All rights reserved. READINGS FOR THE WEEK Monday: Acts 1:15-27, 20-26; Ps 113:1-8; Jn 15:9-17 Tuesday: Acts 20:17-27; Ps 68:10-11, 20-21; Jn 17:1-11a Wednesday: Acts 20:28-38; Ps 68:29-30, 33-36ab; Jn 17:11b-19 Thursday: Acts 22:30; 23:6-11; Ps 16:1-2a, 5, 7-11; Jn 17:20-26 Friday: Acts 25:13b-21; Ps 103:1-2, 11-12, 19-20ab; Jn 21:15-19 Saturday: Acts 28:16-20, 30-31; Ps 11:4, 5, 7; Jn 21:20-25 Sunday: Vigil: Gn 11:1-9 or Ex 19:3-8a, 16-20b or Ez 37:1-14 or Jl 3:1-5; Ps 104:1-2, 24, 35, 27-30; Rom 8:22-27; Jn 7:37-39 Day: Acts 2:1-11; Ps 104:1, 24, 29-31, 34; 1 Cor 12:3b-7, or Gal 5:16-25; Jn 20:19-23 or Jn 15:26-27; 16:12-15

3 St. James - St. Leo May 13, 2018 Page 3 Amount Collected at Mass on May 6, 2018 $16,15.75 What return shall I make to the Lord for all the Lord has given me Psalm Annual Catholic Appeal Sharing God s Gifts Thank you to all who have already given fro the 2018 Annual Catholic Appeal! Total pledged to date $75,960 from 109 households! We still need $14,040 to reach our total of $90,000. Don t delay, make a pledge today! There are many ways to respond to the Annual Catholic Appeal: a monthly or quarterly pledge a one-time cash gift A credit card or electronic funds transfer; Visit A gift of stocks or bonds Note that the Annual Catholic Appeal qualifies for many company matching gift programs Please send in your pledge to the parish office. Remember to send your pledge payments to the Diocese of San Diego. Online Giving provided by Our Sunday Visitor We offer Online Giving! Parishioners who use the service are pleased with how easy it is to set up and manage. This is a perfect tool for anyone who shops online! By using Online Giving you are helping the parish improve our operational efficiency. Visit our parish website at www. and select Online Giving. Questions? Call Amy (858) ext. *103 Ave Maria, Filia Dei Patris A litany to the Virgin Mary [If said in community, separate into two groups and pray "in two voices," alternating like a heartbeat] Hail Mary, daughter of God the Father, Hail Mary, mother of God the Son, Hail Mary, spouse of the Holy Spirit, Hail Mary, temple of the whole Divinity. Hail Mary, immaculate lily of the resplendent and ever-peaceful Trinity; Hail Mary, radiant rose of heavenly fragrance; Hail Mary, virgin of virgins, faithful virgin, chosen by the King of heaven to bear Him to the world and to nourish Him at your breast; Hail Mary, queen of martyrs, whose soul was pierced by a sword of sorrows; Hail Mary, queen of the universe, to whom has been given all power in heaven and earth, Hail Mary, queen of my heart, my mother, my life, my sweetness, and my dearest hope; Hail Mary, mother most lovable; Hail Mary, mother most admirable; Hail Mary, mother of mercy; Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with you, Blessed are you among women, And blessed be the fruit of your womb Jesus; And blessed be your spouse, St. Joseph; And blessed be your father St. Joachim; And blessed be your mother St. Anne; And blessed be your son, St. John; And blessed be your angel St. Gabriel; And blessed be the Eternal Father who chose you; And blessed be the Divine Son who loved you; And blessed be the Holy Spirit who espoused you; And blessed be forever all those who bless & love you. Amen.

4 St. James - St. Leo May 13, 2018 Page 4 Mother s Day Novena Dia de la Madre Guadalupe Otero Dorothy Garza Ignacia Renteria Amy Tosatado Michelle Tostado Kelly Clock Frieda Dalton Eleanor Garcia Molly Nakamura Karen Sundstrom Daisy Sundstrom Lau Karin Shinkawa Kellie DeFrank Andrea Nakamura Pauline Wright Carolyn Zondler Ruth Fenner Elinora Austin Hermalinda Lope Martha McRoskey Elaine Kachorek Carmela Liberatore Sarah Green Rosa Liberatore Maddalena D Onofrio Amelia D Onofria Anna Laqualia Sara Browne Carme Cardenas Shirley Giese Denise O Hare Marilyn Wroe Kati Lipari Minnie Wroe Tina Caldwell Isabel Nopoli Misty Burns Heather Ditrich Lisa Martin Yolanda Sutherland Angelyn Arballo Dorothy Barth Evelyn Jerde Cathy Mabry Lynn Jilka Lupe Ramos Piedra Ann Biggs Karena Couillard Dawn Robles Any Martinez Mary Cveykus Florence Jerde Carol Steen Sylvia Brady Daisy Jilka Maxine Mabry Gerda Cusimano Frances McDermott Kelly Billmeyer Joyce Alexander Jean Urmston Tina Knox Lisa Wyatt Katherine Michniewicz Melissa Moisant Cora Toledo Alice Michienicz Frances Moisant Lauren Moisant Eileen Filler Mitzi Van Tuyl Lacey Carroll Michelle Moraga Kathleen Eginton Margaret Eginton Josephine Brenti Ricci Mary Ellen Fries Brooke Wille Mary Sawyer Mary Adele Cronister Vivian Kelly Delia Goede Augusta Goede Margaret Moore Helen Lynch Dalia Palsson Molly Guiterrez Maria Chavez Juana Guiterrez Amelia Coco Irene Tessieri Jane Panzer BJ Hagfors Donna Taromino Lillian Napolitano Patricia Masselli Lillian Marie Napolitano Patricia Quintanilla Marta Mollinedo Juana Gutierrez Severa Sanchez Marta Castellanos Frances Escobedo Petra Stout Magda Cortez Fernanda Montes lourdes Duarte Socorro Minor de Luna Cleofas Cabrera Leonor Montezuma Bertha Loredo Victoria Sanchez Rosemary Powers Jacqueline Powers Karen Gianettino Barbara Richards Eufemia Santos Estela Hernandez Maria Zan Chez Teofila Martinez Juana Cabrera Natibida Estes Susana Tenoria Ofelia Marcial Cenovia Marcelina Salud Mendoza Maria de Jesus Castro Maria De Jesus Adan Hilaria Zamano Adelaida Juarez Margarita Montero Sharon Verlodt Margaret Rastatter Mary Ellen Daly Christina Carroll Mary C Daly Joan O Bymachow Sibyl Fisher Ann Salinero Janice Jones Donna Hayes Thelma Mays Jean Stanley Marjorie Holland Browne Jennay Gunderson Flo Daigle Georgette Valcourt Dorothy Banfield Emilia Martinez Rosenda Garcia Conchita, Jovita, Tomasa Cristina Chavarium Juana Rios Natalia Renteria Tomasita Carrillo Cecilia Aquino Josie Myers Jenny Kasselmann Ceale Myers Mary Lodermeire Bonnie Steen Anna Klien Dorothy Bertram Rita Moreno Sara Pope Susan Pope Mary Vega Marilyn Tostado Francys Tostado Dorris Timms Arlene DeValerio Marion Allen Lillian Taylor Jeanne Peterson Joanna Defrain Christine Nelson Diane Wadman Ann Gagliardo Anna Harguindeguy Ethel Koperski Elizabeth Organ Connie Friday Claudesta Gould Mary Kiley Cindy, Donna, Claudia, Erin, Barbara, Geri, Toni All mothers, everywhere.

5 St. James - St. Leo May 13, 2018 Page 5 Blood Bank at St. James When's the last time you saved someone's life? Here's your chance! The mobile unit of the San Diego Blood Bank will be at St. James Sunday, May 20, from 7:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. to receive blood donations. Bringing it close to home, we have had several parishioners whose lives have been saved by blood transfusions, and over the years we ve been doing it, your donations have saved over 9,000 lives. Remember: people are the only source -- there is no substitute. And only 3% of Americans ever donate blood. If you've never given blood before, now is the time to start. Let s give them a big turnout! For your convenience, you may make an appointment either by: signing up at the table after Mass visiting the Blood Bank website at calling the Blood Bank MY-SDBB ( ) calling Bob or Cory Graves at ing Bob at Appointments are not required, but are advisable, especially right after Mass lets out. Eucharistic Adoration "Jesus is waiting for you in the chapel. Go and find Him when your strength and patience are giving out, when you feel lonely and helpless. Say to Him: You know what is happening, my dear Jesus. I have only you. Come to my aid. And then go your way. And don t worry about knowing how you are going to manage. It is enough to have told our good Lord. He has an excellent memory. St.Jeanne Jugan Jesus is waiting for you every Thursday from 8:30am to 8PM in the chapel behind the Altar. Come and spend an Hour in His loving arms. We need an additional adorer to sign up for Thursday 1-2pm and 4-5pm Please sign up to spend an hour on Thursdays with Jesus. Call Monica (858) or All are welcome to join the Rosary group any Monday 6pm in the chapel behind the Altar. Abigail Barrera Ruth Beley Doris Bower Jim Bower Jim Burke Nora Cochrane Eileen Filler Mary Kieffer Lisa Montes Jessica Painter Catherine Renner Cassie Smith Kathleen Vernon We are happy to list the names of persons who need special prayers. Names will be listed for one month. Call (858) ext.*100 to add a name to the list. Please make sure you have permission from the person prior to calling. Prayer Ministry Why have others pray for me? Praying in a group unites people while offering consolation, support and encouragement. (Galatians 6:2; James 5:13 18). We exhort each other by sharing joys and sorrows together while continually praising God as we seek His highest Will. Praying and worshipping the Lord in a group setting increases our faith, hope and love for each other while keeping our spirits buoyant. Group prayer is a way to carry one another's burdens as we trust in the Lord's mercy and fortitude. Each Pentecost Vigil our St. James Prayer Ministers gather at the 5 pm Saturday Mass to pray afterwards with anyone in the assembly who desires a deeper outpouring of the Holy Spirit in their lives. We create three or four prayer circles and lay hands on each other to yield to the gifts and graces of the Holy Spirit. You are invited to surrender, even more than you do now, as we pray in small groups on May 19 after 5pm liturgy as brothers and sisters in Christ. See you soon! HEALING PRAYER MINISTRY SCHEDULE Prayer Ministers are available during the following times: Every Sunday following the 9am Mass Chapel Every third Saturday following the 5pm Mass Chapel Every fourth Wednesday, 7pm to 8:15pm in front of the Blessed Sacrament Church

6 St. James - St. Leo May 13, 2018 Page 6 Interested in Promoting Peace and Justice? Join us for our next Pax Christi gathering on: Monday, May 14, :30 to 8:00 PM Parish Center Conference Room Pax Christi USA, which means Peace of Christ, is a national Catholic peace and justice movement. Its purpose is to create a world that reflects the Peace of Christ by exploring, articulating, and witnessing the call of Christian nonviolence. This work begins in personal life and extends to communities of reflection and action to transform structures of society. Pax Christi USA rejects war, preparations for war, and every form of violence and domination. It advocates primacy of conscience, economic and social justice, and respect for creation. Please contact Christy at or for any questions or to RSVP Mission Circle Jelly needed to make sandwiches Thank you to all who have donated peanut butter and jelly to support this incredible program that supplies sandwiches for homeless in the TJ jail and those living by the river. Right now we are in need of jelly in any flavor, large jars are preferred but all are appreciated. Please leave your donations in the church social room. Come join us every Thursday at 10:00am in St. Leo s kitchen and help make 800 sandwiches to feed the prisoners and homeless in Tijuana. Any questions please call Stephanie Kowack at (860) Fashion Show Mission Circle needs gently used clothes for the Casa Eudes Fashion Show on June 9th Here s your chance to clean out your closets and help the girls home in Tijuana at the same time. Just donate your gently used clothes, shoes, purses, jewelry, and other accessories. After the show the clothes will go to the thrift shop that helps support the home. We re collecting everything from little girls clothes to teenage and adult styles. They should all be in usable condition. Please put your donations in the collection bins outside St. James Church at the weekend masses on May 19 & 20 and May 26 & 27. Please label them Fashion Show. Thanks so much! Help sort the clothes for the show by coming to the basement room of the school on Saturday, May 26 and June 2 from 1 to 3 p.m. To sign up, contact Jan Nelte at Mater Dei Catholic High School Placement Tests May 25 at 7:45am-11:30am Mater Dei Catholic High School is a debt-free, $80 million, 48-acre campus serving 825 students this Fall! With the largest endowment of any Catholic school in San Diego county, this year we're offering $4.5 million in scholarships and tuition assistance across 60% of the student body, including 43 HSPT scholars who received an automatic 4-year scholarship of 100%, 75% and 50% off tuition. Mater Dei is the only high school with an Academy of Science which this past summer offered 82 students internships in science, technology, educations, arts and math within real-world research environments across multiple industries throughout San Diego. Our most recent graduating class was accepted into MIT, Harvey Mudd, Berkeley, Columbia, Fordham, CalTech, USC, Notre Dame, UCLA, NYU, Brown and Cal Poly to name a few. Mater Dei's president Mr. John Rey and new principal, Mr. Frank Stingo, are committed to providing the highest level of academics, character development and service while making Catholic education available to every family possible. Come take a tour! MOTHER Mother is the name for God on the lips and in the hearts of little children. William Makepeace Thackeray Confirmation Mass Today, May 13th, our parish will be celebrating Confirmation with Bishop McElroy at the 6:00pm Mass.

7 St. James - St. Leo May 13, 2018 Page 7 St. James Bible Study: Wisdom Begins May 29 th or May 30 th Scripture and the Tradition of the Catholic Church provide an abundance of wisdom, though it can often be challenging to apply it to our lives. Through the wisdom literature of the Bible Proverbs, Wisdom, Sirach, and Ecclesiastes God shows us how to walk in his vision for our happiness and well-being, as he created us to do. To help you learn to gather and live with greater wisdom, St. James will begin an 8-week summer Bible study, Wisdom: God s Vision for Life, on Tuesday, May 29 th at 6:30pm for the evening session OR Wednesday May 30 th at 9am for the morning session in the Parish Hall. (No session the week of July 4th.) For a $25 fee, participants of Wisdom will receive a journal, and will meet every week to view an engaging video presentation followed by a time of group discussion and fellowship. The eight 30-minute videos, presented by Jeff Cavins, will explain Scripture s wisdom on decision-making, finances, relationships, peace of mind, and communication. Concerned about summer travel plans? No worries! The videos will be available to you online so you can keep up with the study as you travel. For more information or to register, contact Pamela Smith at You will not only benefit personally from being part of this study; you will also help us to grow in fellowship as a parish as we grow closer to Christ together. Wisdom is seeing with God s eyes. Pope Francis

8 St. James - St. Leo 13 de mayo de 2018 Page 8 Para Amar a Dios, Proclama las Buenas Nuevas de Jesucristo y Sirve a Toda el Pieblo de Dios El rincón de P. Gerardo A ustedes no les toca conocer el tiempo y la hora, le dice Jesús a sus discípulos en la primera lectura (Hechos 1:7). Después de la ascensión del Señor, muchos se preguntaban cuándo volvería. Algunos pensaron que sería en un corto tiempo. Esto podía haberlos paralizados, así como paralizar la misión de la Iglesia. Después de todo, por qué planificar si el fin del mundo vendría cualquier día y en cualquier momento? Pero los ángeles reprendieron inmediatamente la holgazanería de los discípulos: por qué están ahí parados con la mirada fija en él? Ya se fue, así es que ahora manos a la obra. El tamaño y el alcance de la obra que él dejó es impresionante. A los discípulos se les pide proclamar el Evangelio, bautizar a los creyentes, dar testimonio, profetizar, evangelizar, pastorear y enseñar. Y todo esto tienen que hacerlo alrededor del mundo entero, hasta el último rincón de la tierra. Pero esta obra no era sólo para que la completaran los discípulos que vivían en el tiempo de Jesús, sino más bien son todos los discípulos de todos los tiempos quienes deben completarla. Por tanto es también nuestra misión hoy llevar a cabo estas obras. Pero no se espera que hagamos todo esto solos, pues el Espíritu Santo que Jesús sopló sobre los apóstoles, que viene a nosotros en nuestro bautismo y cuya venida celebramos el domingo de Pentecostés, está con nosotros. Cuando el Espíritu Santo descienda sobre ustedes, los llenará de fortaleza, dijo Jesús (Hechos 1:8). Cuando el Espíritu Santo descendió sobre los apóstoles pudieron hablar en diferentes lenguas y ser entendidos por todos los pueblos del mundo. Que las palabras que pronunciamos hoy tengan el poder de consolar, de desafiar y de sanar; y que tengan el poder de continuar la misión de Cristo. P. Gerard Pregunta del Día J.S.Paluch Cuán a menudo me quedo parado y sólo mirando alrededor cuando hay tanto trabajo por hacer, cuando están sucediendo injusticias o cuando hay alguien con alguna necesidad? Qué debo hacer para estimularme a actuar día tras día? ADORACIÓN AL SANTISIMO SACRAMENTO Todos los Lunes de 9:00am a 5:00pm en la Misión de San León Magno. LECTURAS DE HOY Primera lectura Jesús se elevó en presencia de los discípulos (Hechos 1:1-11). Salmo Dios asciende entre aclamaciones, el Señor, al son de trompetas (Salmo 47 [46]). Segunda lectura Dios Padre sentó a Jesús a su de recha en los cielos (Efesios 1:17-23) o Efesios 4:1-13 [1-7, 11-13]. Evangelio Jesús fue llevado al cielo (Marcos 16:15-20). LECTURAS DE LA SEMANA Lunes: Hch 1:15-27, 20-26; Sal 113 (112):1-8; Jn 15:9-17 Martes: Hch 20:17-27; Sal 68 (67):10-11, 20-21; Jn 17:1-11a Miércoles: Hch 20:28-38; Sal 68 (67):29-30, 33-36ab; Jn 17:11b-19 Jueves: Hch 22:30; 23:6-11; Sal 16 (15):1-2a, 5, 7-11; Jn 17:20-26 Viernes: Hch 25:13b-21; Sal 103 (102):1-2, 11-12, 19-20ab; Jn 21:15-19 Sábado: Hch 28:16-20, 30-31; Sal 11 (10):4, 5, 7; Jn 21:20-25 Domingo: Vigilia: Gn 11:1-9 o Ex 19:3-8a, 16-20b o Ez 37:1-14 o Jl 3:1-5; Sal 104 (103):1-2, 24, 35, 27-30; Rom 8:22-27; Jn 7:37-39 Día: Hch 2:1-11; Sal 104 (103):1, 24, 29-31, 34; 1 Cor 12:3b-7, o Gal 5:16-25; Jn 20:19-23 o Jn 15:26-27; 16:12-15 LOS SANTOS Y OTRAS CELEBRACIONES Domingo: Lunes: Martes: Jueves Viernes: Sábado: La Ascensión del Señor; Día de las Madres; Jornada Mundial de la Comunicaciones Sociales San Matías San Isidro Ascención del Señor en el calendario juliano San Juan I Día de las Fuerzas Armadas; Vigilia de Pentecostés; Shavuot (celebración judía) comienza a la puesta del sol GRUPO DE MATRIMONIOS Miércoles 16 de Mayo A las 7:00pm En la Misión de San León Magno Ven con tu pareja a escuchar el mensaje que Dios tiene preparado para tu matrimonio.

9 St. James - St. Leo 13 de mayo de 2018 Pagina 9 Para Amar a Dios, Proclama las Buenas Nuevas de Jesucristo y Sirve a Toda el Pieblo de Dios Felicidades a todas las Mamás en su día, damos gracias a Dios por ustedes y pedimos por aquellas madres que ya están en el cielo. Dios les bendiga a todas y que nuestra Santa Madre, la Virgen María interceda por cada una de ustedes. 1a. COMUNIÓN DE NIÑOS Sábado, Mayo 19 A las 11:00 am En la iglesia de San James Oremos por los niños AGRADECIMIENTOS Gracias a todas las personas que cooperaron y participaron en la fiesta de cumpleaños de la hermana Zita. Ella les agradece profundamente su gesto de cariño. Dios les bendiga. VIGILIA DE PENTECOSTES Sábado, 19 de Mayo De 7:00pm a 10:30pm En la Misión de San Leon Magno Tendremos: Alabanza Tema con elpadre Gerardo Cena JÓVENES DE ST. LEO de 12 a 18 años Vengan a formar parte de nuestro ministerio. Todos los Viernes De 6:00pm a 8:00pm en la Sala de Conferencias GRUPO DE ORACIÓN Todos los Jueves A las 7:00pm En St. Leo SÍGUENOS en nuestra página de St. Leo Mission Jenny Craig the University of San Diego Don t miss one of the best weekends of your life! TURN IN FORM ASAP! Cost: $212 Reserve your spot with a $40 deposit. Ask Evangely *114 o

10 Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion Formation Workshop Wednesday, May 30 6:30 9:00 pm St. James Church Social Room Instructors: Deacon Peter and Katie Hodsdon Topics Exploring the Mass Spirituality of the Extraordinary Minister Diocesan & Parish Guidelines Policies and Practice Ministry to the Sick & Homebound References, Publications and Handouts Logistical Training Registration Deadline: May 28, 2017 Contact: Katie Hodsdon or Mission Statement: PASTORAL STAFF Rev. Gerard Lecomte, CJM, Pastor Rev. John H. Howard, CJM, Pastor Emeritus x * Deacon Al Graff Deacon Peter Hodsdon Sr. Zita Toto, RGS, Coordinator St. Leo Mission x * Amy Martinez, Finance Manager x * Antonio Mendoza, Maintenance x * Bulletin Debbie Derderian, Office Manager x * Evangely Aliangan Ward, St. Leo Youth Coordinator x * Gail Jilka, Secretary x * Jannet Diaz, Director of Religious Education, Spanish x * Kathy Dunn, Principal, St. James Academy Pamela Smith, Director of Religious Education, English x * Patrick Villa, Youth Ministry Coordinator x * Pauline Wright, Director of Music x * Timothy O Shea, Saints Thrift Store Manager Medical Program Dental Program Mission Circle Finance St. James St. Leo Catholic Community is under the pastoral care of the Eudist Fathers, or Congregation of Jesus and Mary. We owe our name to Saint John Eudes who founded the Congregation in France in The Eudists currently operate in 15 countries, most of which are in the developing world. Evangelization, mainly with the poor and the youth, is our primary purpose, as well as formation to ministry in the training of diocesan priests and lay ministers. Our motto is To Serve Christ and His Church. For more information visit: