More on the Pentecost Unity Liturgy

The Pentecost Unity Liturgy and Celebration is upon us! The JN17:DP has worked with Anna De Foe to plan a multilingual celebration. The group is responding to the feedback from the 5 year planning process, which asked St. Leo to….

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Matt holland
Reflection on solidarity

As part of the JN17:DP we are collecting interviews to hear different perspectives from parishioners on solidarity and multiculturalism, how they experience it here at St. Leo and how we can strive to improve. Below is an interview with Joan Staples-Morin, an elder from our Native American community, the Kateri Circle. Listen and pray with her moving reflection.

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Looking at the 5 Year Plan Focus Group Data

The JN17: Discernment Project (formerly known as the Multicultural Task Force) met for the second time on February 11th. One task the team tackled was to analyze the five year plan focus group data through a cultural lens. Below is a brief synopsis of what the group discovered....

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Call for recordings: The voice of the people

Part of the work of the John 17 Discernment Project is to help the community discover and reflect upon how we can as a community best honor the diversity within our parish. In pursuit of this discovery, the team has chosen to collect audio recordings of parishioners...

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First Sunday of the Month invitation to the Spirit

We will light a candle at Mass on the first Sunday of the month to invite the Spirit to guide our communal discernment. As a symbol of our striving to a deeper commitment to diversity, the community chose the symbol of the Parol, a star-shaped latern displayed in homes in the Philippines, to be paired with the candle....

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The Multicultural Task Force begins its work

As many of you know, the 5 Year Plan mandated the development a “multicultural task force” to help the parish discern how to best honor the diversity within our parish. The Lord clearly calls us to solidarity, and this discernment is best understood as a deepening of the charism of radical inclusivity that St. Leo has been living out for many years....

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