Sign up now for the St. James Food Packaging Event

A fun family and friends parish event to package 60,000+ meals to feed the hungry in Haiti and Tanzania Sunday, Oct. 12 from 12:00 – 3:00 PM in the Parish Hall Go online to register to be part of this event at: Everyone 4 – 104….come join the fight against hunger! Questions?  e-mail Shirley or Read more

Want to learn more about your Catholic faith?

The the Church Ministers Conference is just the thing for you! It is a one-day gathering of priests, deacons, religious, catechists and all those seeking the truth in our Lord. The conference is Saturday, Sept. 13 at Cathedral Catholic High School. For more information and to register, click here.

If you have thought about returning to the Catholic Church, we want to journey with you

The next Returning Catholics series will begin on Wednesday evening Sep 24, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the church social room.  For information, contact Carol (858-354-7085, or just come to the first meeting.  A description of the series is given below. The seven-week Returning Catholics Program is designed to assist those who wish to consider Read more

Attention high school students and parents who want to prepare for Confirmation: sign up for your family meeting today!

All high school students who wish to prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation are required to schedule the first of four meetings with Pat Villa.  Both parents are expected to attend. The family meeting is an opportunity to consider and share how God has been working in the hearts not only of the student, but Read more

SAVE THE DATE: St. James Women’s retreat, September 27

SAVE THE DATE!!! A Women’s one day Retreat HERE at St. James “Tabernacle of the Heart” With Dottie Holbert, Retreat Master, Spiritual Director and Convert Saturday, September 27, 2014 Details to follow

Fr. Lawrence and Deacon Joe are walking in the footsteps of St. Paul this fall. You want to go with them?

Click here to download more info. Questions?  Email Fr. Lawrence at

It’s not too late to register your child for Faith Formation for Children (FFC)

Registrations are still being accepted for FFC for the 2014‐ 2015 program year. Registration fees are $100 for the first child and $50 for each additional child. Fees goes up after September 2nd. Registration forms can be found on the table at the back of the church. Classes start Sunday, September 14, 2014. For more Read more

Men of the parish, find peace. Go on retreat.

Deacon Peter Hodsdon will be leading the men of St. James on retreat August 29-31 at Old Mission San Luis Rey in Oceanside.  The theme of the retreat is “Finding Peace in a Demanding World”. To sign up, download the application. The retreat is sponsored by the St. James Knights of Columbus Council.

Pick up your copy of Deacon Peter’s new book, “The Path of Life”

Our own Deacon Peter Hodsdon has published his newest book, The Path of Life – Reflections on the Journey. It is a compilation of 78 of his most beloved homilies edited and progressively arranged in 12 chapters. To celebrate this contribution to our own faith journeys, there will be a book signing event in the Read more

Click here to download the Eudist newsletter

St. James-St. Leo is very blessed to be under the pastoral care of the Eudist community (known as the Congregation of Jesus and Mary). Click here to download the latest newsletter.