Frequently Asked Questions

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Masses and Devotions

What services are currently available, including mass schedule?

Mass Schedule, Devotions, and Other Services

How do I offer a mass intention?

Mass intentions may only be made in person at the Oficina Parroquial on Wednesdays – Fridays.

Who are given dispensation from attending masses in-person?

The faithful are encouraged to return to participating in the Sunday Mass if their health permits. Bishop Barber issued a Pastoral Letter on the beauty and centrality of the Eucharist in our lives. The lifting of the dispensation from the Sunday Mass Obligation came into force on Sunday, August 15th, the Solemnity of the Assumption. The usual dispensations allowed by canon law was explained in the bishop’s letter. See Message from Bishop Barber concerning June 15th COVID-19

If I cannot attend mass in person, how can I give my donation?

You may send your donation through any of the following methods:
1. by dropping at the Oficina Parroquial
2. online at
3. by mailing a check made payable to :

St. Leander Church
474 W. Estudillo Avenue
San Leandro, CA 94577.

Is the church open to pray?

Due to the pandemic, the church is currently open for in-person masses in limited capacity. Also see Mass Schedule and Services  


Mass Intentions must be done in person in the parish office. Mass may be offered any day during the scheduled mass times.

Las intenciones de misa tienen que hacerse en persona en la oficina parroquial. Se puede ofrecer misa cualquier día durante los horarios de misas programadas.
Contact the Parish Office to add a loved one to Prayers of the Sick. Also let us know if your loved ones are well now, or if we should continue to keep them on our prayer list. Occasionally, current names will be removed, unless we hear from you otherwise.

Comuníquese con la Oficina Parroquial para agregar a un ser querido a las Oraciones de los Enfermos. También háganos saber si sus seres queridos están bien ahora o si debemos continuar manteniéndolos en nuestra lista de oración. Ocasionalmente, los nombres actuales se eliminarán, a menos que sepamos lo contrario.

Faith Formation/ Formación en la fe

Are you accepting registration for children’s religious education (CCD), first communion or confirmation?/ ¿Está aceptando la inscripción para la educación religiosa de los niños (CCD), primera comunión o confirmación?

First Communion & Confirmation Registrations for 2023-2024

First Communion Students (two years): Must provide copies of certificates on registration day.

  • bring a copy of the student’s baptismal certificate. (We will keep this copy with your registration forms.)
  • Let us know if your student has not been baptized.  They will need to be baptized before they receive first communion.
  • Fee/Donation $150 per student.

Confirmation (one year): Must provide copies of certificates on registration day.

  • must be in high school (no middle school students)
  • bring a copy of first communion certificate (We will keep with registration forms.)
  • bring a copy of baptismal certificate (We will keep with registration forms.)
  • If your student has not been baptized or received first communion, let us know so they can complete these sacraments before confirmation.
  • Fee/Donation $150 per student.

First Communion and Confirmation Registrations will be on Sunday, July 23 from 9 am to noon in the CCD room; if there is still space, we will be available on Sunday, August 6, 2023 from 9 am to noon in the CCD room. Please see our web page, FB for more information or please take a flyer from the table on the vestibule.

Inscripciones de Primera Comunión y Confirmación para 2023-2024

Estudiantes de Primera Comunión (dos años): Deben proporcionar copias de los certificados el día de la inscripción.

  • traer una copia del certificado de bautismo del estudiante. (Guardaremos esta copia con sus formularios de registro).
  • Háganos saber si su estudiante no ha sido bautizado. Tendrán que ser bautizados antes de recibir la primera comunión.
  • Cuota/Donación $150 por estudiante.

Confirmación (un año): Deben proporcionar copias de los certificados el día de la inscripción.

  • debe estar en la escuela secundaria (no estudiantes de la intermedia)
  • traer una copia del certificado de primera comunión (lo guardaremos con los formularios de inscripción).
  • traer una copia del certificado de bautismo (lo mantendremos con los formularios de registro).
  • Si su estudiante no ha sido bautizado o no ha recibido la primera comunión, infórmenos para que pueda completar estos sacramentos antes de la confirmación.
  • Cuota/Donación $150 por estudiante.

Las inscripciones para Primera Comunión y Confirmación serán el domingo 23 de julio de 2023 de 9am a 12pm en la sala CCD; si aún hay espacio, estaremos disponibles el Domingo 06 de agosto de 2023 de 9am a 12pm en la sala CCD. Consulte nuestra página web, FB para obtener más información o tome un folleto de la mesa en el vestíbulo.


How do I apply for baptism?

Call or visit the Parish Office for application packet, schedule, and information.

How do I apply for wedding, anniversaries or quinceañera?

Contact the Parish Office for application and information six months in advance of the event.