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      • Aug 16-17, 2014
        Both of St. Leo's summer Italian festivals have been a neighborhood tradition for decades. Expect live stage entertainment, dancing, games of chance, pizza, vino, porchetta, Italian sausage, cannoli, pasta, vendors, fried dough, shopping and old-fashioned camaraderie. We will also have a kids section! $1 admission donation.
      • Oct 5, 2014
        A beautiful day, a beautiful celebration! BRING THE FAMILY for this long running annual celebration planned by the Italian community in honor of Christopher Columbus voyage to America! The day's events commences with a celebratory Mass at St. Leo's with the Knights of Columbus in full regalia ... followed by a touching wreath-laying ceremony a few blocks away at Columbus Plaza ... and then the highlight of the day ... a full scale parade running from the Science Center in Baltimore City, down Light Street, and ending at Columbus Piazza in Little Italy at the reviewing stand.
      • Nov 2, 2014
        12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
        Annual fundraiser held twice a year serving homemade ravioli, meatballs, salad, Italian bread, coffee. Cash bar, soda, dessert. Tickets are sold at the door to dine in (School Hall) Adults $12 Children $6 Carryout $12.50 available in Church Hall on S. Exeter Street


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    • ATTENZIONE VOLUNTEERS!

       
      St. Leo's needs happy and dedicated volunteers to assist with the outdoor stands, such as lemonade, pizza, salad, calzone and game wheels and with the indoor events such as Bingo and spaghetti dinner. Shifts are: 
      • SATURDAY: 11:30am-4pm or 3:30pm-8pm or BOTH
      • SUNDAY: 10:30am-3pm or 2:30pm-7pm or BOTH
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      • July 13, 2014
        In honor of their grandmothers who were devotees of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Mary Ann and Francis Blattermann, residents of Little Italy, donated a beautiful Our Lady of Mount Carmel statue to St. Leo's Church. Currently on display in the front of the church during the Lady's feast day, the statue will rest in a permanent niche in the back of the church near the elevator. When she was a child, Mary Ann Blattermann said her "grandmothers were very devoted" to the Our Lady of Mount Carmel. "They prayed to her often. One of them actually requested to be laid out [at her funeral] in the habit of the Carmelites, but that was not possible." Her grandmothers were Antonina D'Amico from Sicily, Italy; and Angelina Vasta from Milan, Italy. Fran's grandmothers were Maria Concetta (nee Mariella) Napolillo, born in Larino, Prov. Compobasso, Italy; and Rosa (nee Mihalek) Blattermann who was Hungarian and raised in a small town outside of Vienna, Austria. The Blattermanns, both natives of Little Italy, said Fr. Sal Furnari, pastor, selected the statue for the church. The couple has been lifelong parishioners of St. Leo's where they were married 43 years ago and had received all of their childhood Sacraments there as well.
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