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St. Leo

St. Leo Parish

710 S. 13th Street

Tacoma, WA 98405

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4520 McKinley Ave

Tacoma, WA 98404

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You are welcome to park in the St. Leo parking lot for Saturday or Sunday Mass. You can find overflow parking either in the Bates lots at S. 12th & Yakima or the CCS lot at S. 13th & J Street. When coming to park for weekday Mass or evening events or meetings, you can park in any part of our parking lot. Street parking is also available (it is time-limited on weekdays).

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Staff Directory

Fr. Elias Puentes, SJ


Fr. Phil Boroughs, SJ

Associate Pastor

Fr. Pat Twohy, SJ

Parochial Vicar


Rick Samyn

Pastoral Assistant for Social Ministry

Dawn Whitman

Food Connection Director

Kelsey Johnson

Administrative Assistant

Tom O'Loughlin



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Patrick Keely

Regional-Pastoral Assistant for Administration

Robert McCaffery-Lent

Music Director

Nancy Maggart

Events Coordinator
William Bichsel, SJ Social Hall

Johnnie Mariano


Adriana Julian

children Faith formation

Mary Gorman

Tacoma Lead Director, SEEL Puget Sound: www.seelpugetsound.org