Synodal Letter From Bishop Gainer

To learn more about the current Synod inaugurated by Pope Francis on October 10th, please read the following letter from Bishop Ronald Gainer:

Blessed Brunch
October 30, 2021 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Women of all ages welcome!  We will begin with Mass at 9:00 AM followed by a light brunch in
rooms 3 & 4.  There will be Eucharistic Adoration and small group discussion.
Coffee and tea will be provided.  Please bring a dish to share.



Saint Leo the Great Catholic School
2021-2022 Annual Appeal
Gifts to the Annual Appeal help support:

– More than 80% of school families who receive tuition
assistance in excess of $450,000
– Small class size in our parish school with 20 full-time and 5
part-time faculty members plus classroom aides
– iPads and Chromebooks for our school students
– Part-time PSR coordinators and more than a dozen volunteer catechists.

November 10, 2021
Feast Day of Saint Leo the Great
Virtual activities will highlight a day in the life of St. Leo the Great Catholic School and PSR students!
Our 326 school students and 207 public school religion students are grateful for your generosity! Make your donation to the 2021-2022 Annual Appeal online today at


Ministry Updates:
The Giving Tree Tag Prep meeting on Tuesday, November 2nd has a new start time.  They will begin at 5:00
PM and end at 7:00 PM in Church room 2.

The First Friday Prayer Group will meet in the Chapel from 1:00-2:00 PM on November 5th.

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Our History

In the 50 years since its birth, the Church of St. Leo the Great has grown from a small but dedicated parish celebrating Mass in a Silver Spring barn to a thriving faith community of 1,900+ families embracing more than 5,000 parishioners.


WelcomeLoving God and Serving Others

Welcome to Saint Leo the Great Church.  Our growing parish of over 1900 families stays connected through the Liturgy, Eucharistic Adoration, bible studies, and various ministries.  If you are new to the area or looking to grow in faith, join us at Mass in person or online.  Come meet our pastor Very Rev. Peter I. Hahn and our Parochial Vicar, Rev. Stephen J. Logue.  Come live and share the Gospel of Christ.

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Have a question about the liturgy, Church teaching, prayer, moral questions, or current events? Send your questions here.

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Welcome to Saint Leo the Great Parish. To join, please register online.

Living and Sharing the Gospel of Christ

Jesus said, "You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. The second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself."

Matthew 22:37-39

Get Connected. What's Your Next Step?

Following Jesus as disciples and connecting with others as part of a spiritual family.

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See the various prayer groups, bible studies, service organizations, and ways to serve in our parish community.

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Learn about how the sacraments are efficacious signs of grace, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church, by which divine life is dispensed to us.

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Catholic Education

Find out more about Saint Leo the Great School and our Parish School of Religious Education.

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Online Catholic Resources

Catholic tradition and teaching is rich with information. We hope these resources lead you to ever deeper encounters with the living God.

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