Tuesday, May 26, 2020
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St. Leo the Great is proud to host the young women of Regnum Christi during their Holy Week Mission. For more about the mission:  http://thecatholicbeat.sacredheartradio.com/2013/03/28/regnum-christi-good-friday-cross-walk/


Missionaries in the 2012 New York City Cross Walk nail prayers of people they meet to their cross.



News & Events
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Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

6 – 8 Shopper/Escort volunteers are needed at St. Leo's Food Pantry 


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St. Leo's is hiring a part-time receptionist/office worker

St. Leo Church, a multi-cultural urban parish in North Fairmount, is hiring a part-time, 3-day a week, 9am-3pm, Receptionist/Office Worker. Telephone communication skills required. Knowledge of computer & light bookkeeping, accuracy, and good organization necessary. Interviews will be conducted virtually. Email resume to: stleocinti@aol.com. Read more.

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What You Need to Know About Our Church Reopening

The dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass remains in effect.

The Bishops strongly urge those who are most vulnerable and their caregivers, and those who are not feeling well, or who fear that their own health or that of their family may be compromised, to STAY HOME

If you are unable to follow the guidelines for any reason, STAY HOME.

Sunday Mass will continue to be live streamed on Facebook at: RCC St. Leo Church  Cincinnati or on YouTube at RCCH TV. 
Click here for guidelines and Mass schedule
Bofya hapa kwa tafsiri ya Kiswahili
Haga clic aquí para la Traducción al Español
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Charitable Giving Tax Ideas

Above Line Deduction: New for 2020. Individuals, who do not itemize deductions may now deduct up to $300 for charitable contributions. As always, taxes can be complex. Be sure to consult your tax advisor for your individual situation. Read more.

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Resources to Help During Covid-19

We Thrive, Community Wellness In Action  Resources to help you during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s updated frequently, so be sure to check back often. Read more.

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Ordination of Benson Lokidiriyo

Due to the currant viral outbreak, please know that…the Ordination of Benson Lotiang’a Lokidiriyo on May 16th 2020 at 11:00am  Will take place –viewed via video feed only.  www.stpeterinchainscathedral.org  Your prayers will be appreciated on this day.  Benson’s Mass of Thanksgiving and Reception are postponed – new date to be determined. If you wish to send best wishes or a gift for Benson’s Ordination it may be mailed – 

care of: Ed Colina, 42 Palisades Pointe #5, Cincinnati, OH  45238.

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Collecting Rice Bowls

Collecting Rice Bowls  Many have asked us about how to collect Rice Bowls this year as parishes and schools are to remain closed through the rest of the Lenten season. Families may turn in their Lenten gifts in the following ways:
 
Online
By Phone
  • Call 877-435-7277 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern Time. Be sure to tell the operator that the gift is for CRS Rice Bowl
 By Mail
  • Please write "CRS Rice Bowl" in the memo line of your check and mail it to
Catholic Relief Services
CRS Rice Bowl
P.O. Box 17090
Baltimore, Maryland 21297-0303
 
This global/local collection is important as communities in the US and around the world are both struggling with the economic impacts of COVID-19.
Please let your parish and parish families know how to turn in their Rice Bowl funds. Thank you for your continued prayers and solidarity this Lent.  
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Holy Week At Home/La Semana Santa en Casa

Holy Week At Home/La Semana Santa en Casa

·        English

·        Spanish

This resource from Liturgical Press will help families to pray at home during Holy Week.  Use this in addition to, or if necessary in place of, viewing a livestream of the liturgy of the day.

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Support St. Leo Food Pantry by Supporting the 2020 VIRTUAL Hunger Walk

Support St. Leo Food Pantry by supporting the 2020 VIRTUAL Hunger Walk 5K Run!
DONATE TO OUR TEAM:  St. Leo Church Pantry
Be sure to designate St. Leo Food Pantry as your preferred recipient!
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Support St. Leo Food Pantry by Supporting the 2020 Hunger Walk

Support St. Leo Food Pantry  by supporting the 2020 Hunger Walk and 5K Run!

JOIN OR DONATE TO OUR TEAM:   St. Leo Church Pantry

Be sure to designate St. Leo Food Pantry as your preferred recipient!  Your support of the Hunger Walk on behalf of the St. Leo Food Pantry is VERY important to our continued operation. ALL money (even shirt money) designated for St. Leo Food Pantry goes to our account. This is our “money in the bank.” When we make purchases at FSFB it is deducted from our account. Due to your generosity last year we currently have a balance in our account. Our goal this year is to have enough money at the FreeStore FoodBank to last us until the 2021 Hunger Walk! With your help we can do it!

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Live Stream Sunday Mass

You can live stream 10:30 SUNDAY MASS at St. Leo's via FACEBOOK LIVE at:   RCC St Leo Cincinnati

Click here for a Spiritual Communion Prayer/Oración de Comunión Espiritual/Maombi ya ushirika wa kiroho

Click here to read the Sunday bulletin.
Click here to read From the Desk of Fr. Jim...

Click here to make your Sunday Offering.

or you can drop off your Sunday Offering in the slot in the back door of the rectory,

For updates visit our Facebook page at: St. Leo the Great Catholic Church.  

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Sunday Mass at St. Leo's

All events, classes, and meetings at St. Leo’s are canceled through April 30th. 
you can live stream 10:30 SUNDAY MASS at St. Leo's via Facebook at: RCC St. Leo Cincinnati

Click here to make your Sunday Offering,  or you can drop off your Sunday Offering in the slot in the back door of the rectory, or you can mail your Sunday offering to: St. Leo the Great Church 2573 St. Leo Place, Cincinnati, OH  45225.

For updates visit our Facebook page at: St. Leo the Great Catholic Church.  

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New Rules at the Food Pantry

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, special considerations have been implemented at the Food Pantry.   
· Call 921-1044 each day to be certain the pantry is open.   
· You will be expected to wait outside.   
· NO CHILDREN ALLOWED IN THE PANTRY, unless they are in a carrier.

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New Pastor at St. Boniface Church-New Principal at St. Boniface School

Archbishop Schnurr, with the recommendation of the Priest's Personnel Board, has appointed Fr. Jim Schutte the new pastor of St. Boniface Church, in addition to continuing to be pastor of St. Leo the Great. Fr. Joe Robinson, the former pastor of St. Boniface has retired.  This assignment is effective July 1, 2020.

Also, we are pleased to announce that there is a new principal for St. Boniface School, where a good number of St. Leo children attend.  Angela Heisel is the new principal effective July 1. 2020.

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Civilize It


Civilize It:  Anyone and everyone can commit together to honoring human dignity through civil conversation.

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Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

If you are interested in helping out a few hours a day, a week, or a month, please contact Stephanie Sepate at 513-921-1044 or email  FoodPantry@saint-leo.org for more information, or to sign up! Invite a friend or two to join you! The more the merrier! Read more.

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Sr. Mary Duddey, SDP Receives the Spirit of Dorothy Stang Award

Sister Mary Duddey, SDP, Receives the Spirit of Sister Dorothy Stang Award

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14
Letter from Archbishop Schnurr regarding migrants

For these reasons, I reaffirm our call to all Catholics and people of goodwill to take action.  I encourage us again to tell the Administration and Congress to prioritize the lives and dignities of migrants and to restore order to our broken immigration system. Read more.

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Catholic Actions To Support Immigrants

Catholic Actions to take to support Immigrant Families and Children Read more.

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Volunteers Needed at the Food Pantry

Food Pantry Volunteers Always Needed

Call 513-921-1044 If you can help out!

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What you can do to promote greater solidarity with migrants!

What you can do to promote greater solidarity with migrants!  Action Steps provided by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Catholic Social Action Office
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Sign Up for Smart 911

Plan Ahead For Any Emergency :  Give 9-1-1 the information they need to help you fast.   Go to:  https://www.smart911.com/ 
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Fraud Alert

Fraud Alert:  Victims receive unsolicited phone calls from someone posing as a Hamilton County Sheriff Deputy from Court Services. Victims are told there is a warrant for their arrest for not showing up for jury duty. Anyone with information about the fraud is asked to call the Major Offenders Unit at 352-3542 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 352-3040. 

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Youth Group Making Alfombras

In keeping with a Guatemalan Lenten custom, St. Leo's made alfombras, carpets made of colorful sawdust.

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Volunteers Needed to Fold, Tab and Label Our Monthly Newsletter

4 or 5 or 6 volunteers are needed ASAP to fold, tab and label our monthly newsletter.  Read more.

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Stained Glass Window Fund

Many, many thanks to all of you who supported our Stained Glass Window Appeal.  We simply can’t thank you enough!
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Civilize It!

Campaign to promote civility, clarity and compassion in electoral politics and among ourselves.

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Tour St. Leo's nearly completed "choice" food pantry.

Take a quick tour of St. Leo's almost finished "choice" food pantry.

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Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

Food Pantry Volunteers Desperately Needed!


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English As A Second Language Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed for our Saturday morning ESL classes.  10:00 am - Noon at St. Leo's Rectory. We currently teach English to Spanish and Burundi speaking students, but welcome all interested in learning English. We can always use English speakers to help students practice. Read more.

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Many Thanks to Our Food Pantry Volunteers

Many thanks to all the wonderful, incredible volunteers who helped move the Food Pantry to its new home!

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St. Leo's Featured in the Channel 9 Insider

St. Leo's was recently featured in a story by Kevin Eigelbach of the Channel 9 Insider.  Read the entire story at:  http://www.wcpo.com/news/insider/immigrants-are-revitalizing-st-leos-in-north-fairmount Read more.

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City Beat video featuring St. Leo's

Be sure to check out the video produced by and featured in the City Beat newspaper.

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City Beat Video Features St. Leo's

Be sure to check out the video produced by City Beat newspaper featuring St. Leo the Great Parish.

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Seeking Refuge

St. Leo the Great Parish featured in the City Beat newspaper, Seeking Refuge.

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St. Leo's Pieta

The St. Leo Pietà has been given a new life.

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Support St. Leo's When You Shop Kroger

Help support St. Leo's many spiritual and corporal acts of mercy by shopping at Kroger's. 

Register online at: 

https://www.kroger.com/communityrewards

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Holy Year of Mercy Pilgrim Site

St. Leo's is one of several churches throughout the Archdiocese that have been named as pilgrim sites for the Holy Year of Mercy. Read more.

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St. Leo's in the news

St. Leo's was mentioned on Channel 12 News in a story about the non-profit Childhood Food Solutions

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DROP what you’re doing and re-enROLL

Re-Enroll or Become a member online at www.krogercommunityrewards.com with your Kroger Plus card.  Read more.

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Oath of Citizenship

The ripple effect is taking place at St. Leo's; more new citizens!

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Many, many thanks to Our Lady of the Visitation Parish

All of us at St. Leo’s are truly, deeply grateful to our Covenant Parish, Our Lady of the Visitation, for inviting us to join them at their annual parish picnic.   Read more.

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Many, many thanks to St. Leo's Youth Group

Many, many thanks to St. Leo’s youth group who arrived early in the morning to help set up the tables and chairs indoors and out, laid out the table covers and fanciful table decorations for St. Leo's Children's Event. Read more.

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Many, Many Thanks to Children's Event Donors and Volunteers

St. Leo's Children's Event a Huge Success!

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Support St. Leo's - Shop Kroger's

Help support St. Leo's many spiritual and corporal acts of mercy by shopping at Kroger's.

Read more.

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Many, many thanks to IHM Social Justice Committee

Many, many thanks to IHM Social Justice Committee for their bountiful school house collection to benefit the children of St. Leo's parish.

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St. Leo the Great Parish is most grateful to UnitedHealthcare Community Plan

Many thanks to UnitedHealthcare Community Plan for donating 5 laptop computers. Read more.

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Many, many thanks to Catholic Heart Work Camp

Many, many thanks to all the folks from Catholic Heart Work Camp

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St. Leo Food Pantry Now Serving Millvalle Neighborhood

St. Leo Food Pantry has expanded our service area to include the Millvalle Neighborhood. Read more.

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St. Leo the Great Church works with Global Music & Wellness

St. Leo the Great Church works closely with Global Music & Wellness to improve the lives of older Burundi Refugees.

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Thanks to the volunteers from St. Michael the Archangel Parish

Many, many thanks to the volunteers from St. Michael the Archangel Parish community outreach committee.

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Support St. Leo's - Shop Kroger's

Help support St. Leo's many spiritual and corporal acts of mercy by shopping at Kroger's. All you have to do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Plus Card. You will still receive your mileage points and other customer rewards, while you support St. Leo's!  Register online at: https://www.kroger.com/communityrewards  Enter St. Leo's NPO #28680 or search for St. Leo the Great Church.

Read more.

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Many, many thanks to St. James, White Oak

St. Leo's is truly, deeply grateful for the beautiful crucifix, baptistry and ambo.

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Student from St. Leo's Parish featured in Cincinnati State billboard.

Congratulates to Ernestine, member of St. Leo the Great Parish, whose beautiful photo is shown in one of Cincinnati State's downtown billboards. 

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On Days with Inclement Weather

Check out the following stations for St. Leo event cancellations:  
WCPO - Channel 9, WKRC - Channel 12, WXIX   - Channel 19

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Fourth Anniversary of St. Leo's Prayer Wall Dedication

October 18, 2013 marks the fourth anniversary of St. Leo's Prayer Wall Dedication. Read more.

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Many, many thanks to our covenant partner parish, Our Lady of Visitation.

Many, many thanks to our covenant partner parish, Our Lady of Visitation, for including St. Leo’s congregation at your parish picnic at Stricker’s Grove.   Read more.

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Prayers for Immigration Reform

St. Leo the Great Parish joined Holy Family Church in praying for immigration reform:

http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20130908/NEWS/309080085/Local-Catholics-pray-immigration-law-changes

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Ice Cream Sundae Sunday a Big Success!

Ice Cream Sundae Sunday a Big Success!

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05
Catching Up With Our Youth

No more being bored! Read more.

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Many, many thanks to Alive In You Catholic Conference and Service Camp

Many, many thanks for the energetic, enthusiastic, high quality service work done by the Alive In You volunteers. Read more.

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Two St. Leo the Great Parish members honored for their work with the Red Cross

Two of our St. Leo the Great Parish members just returned from Washington, DC where they were members of one of six Red Cross groups from around the US honored for their work on a video.

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St. Leo's Vestibule Painting Featured in the May 16, 2013 Catholic Beat

St. Leo's vesitbule painting is featured in the May 16, 2013 edition of "Treasures" section of the Catholic Beat

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From Our Friends in New Zealand

It is amazing how far and wide the love of God can stretch and continue to spread!  Read more.

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Father Jim Joins the Ranks of the Fire Department Chaplains

Recently, Father Jim joined the ranks of the Fire Department Chaplains.   Read more.

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St. Leo's In the News

St. Leo's was featured in a story about our North Fairmount neighborhood on WCPO.  Check it out at:http://www.wcpo.com/longform/our-forgotten-neighborhoods-north-fairmount

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St. Leo's Parishioner, Dr. Jonathan Trauth, ReceivesThe Spirit of Sr. Dorothy Stang Award

The Spirit of Sister Dorothy Stang Award is granted by the Sisters of Notre dame de Namur and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Offices of Mission, Catholic Social Action, Youth and Young Adult Ministry, and Evangelization and Catechesis. The Award is granted to someone who has demonstrated Christ-like solidarity with the poor, shows care for the Earth, and applies Catholic Social Teaching in cross cultural service.  Read more.

 





 

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Rev. James R. Schutte, Pastor
2573 St. Leo Place
Cincinnati, OH 45225
513-921-1044 ext. 21

 

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