Parish Life

Santa Maria Columbiettes Auxiliary 2829



This commission is concerned with those matters that build an internal family spirit and improve Christian family life.


A group committed to helping boys grow into good citizens who are strong in character and personally fit.  Boys earn merit badges based on the knowledge and skills they have acquired through fun activities. You can find more information about them here

Contact:  Cub Scouts - Chris Eklund ([email protected])    

Boy Scouts - Contact Our Lady of Mercy for current leadership information 


If you, or your loved one, is living with a cancer diagnosis, hearing from others who've been through one already can be a great source of comfort and support. Find inspiration and hope in the wisdom of fellow parishioners living with cancer, cancer survivors, caregivers and a variety of speakers.  Join us the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 7:00 PM in the Saint Cecilia Room, as we accompany one another on this journey.  

Contact: Sister Larretta Rivera-Williams / 336.724.0561  

Meeting Notes - Grief 

Cancer and Genetics

Redemptive Suffering

Coping with Cancer  

Notes from Dr. Reynolds' Talk

Jim Valvano ESPY's Speech


We host several parish-wide events throughout the year including the Parish Picnic and Saint Leo Feast Day Dinner.  Planning and hosting these events are wonderful opportunities for fellowship and fun! 

Contact:  Dan Levstek 


An international fraternal organization founded in 1882 to help Catholic men remain steadfast in their faith through mutual encouragement.  The Knights’ programs and services include fundraising, social activities, sports events and parish projects. If you are interested in joining the Knights of Columbus, Santa Maria Council #2829, or would like more information, please visit their website at:     

Contact:  Scott Stewart, Grand Knight  


A women’s organization focused on furthering the spiritual, social and financial welfare of Saint Leo parish along with various needs in the Winston-Salem community.  This group is involved in community service, fundraising activities, and social and educational events. To follow the activities of the Guild, please visit our Facebook page: St. Theresa Guild Facebook Page  
Weather Policy: If St. Leo School is cancelled due to weather we will not meet.    

Contact:  St. Theresa Guild 


For over four decades, Worldwide Marriage Encounter has been a leading movement in offering married couples the gift of a Weekend experience to enrich their relationship. This is an opportunity for you to explore your relationship together and find ways to make it more fulfilling and stronger for a lifetime.

National website:

North Carolina website:

WWME Share Group: St. Leo’s is proud to host a World Wide Marriage Encounter Share Group for all couples who have completed a World Wide Marriage Encounter Weekend. The share group meets the first Saturday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Msgr. Showfety room. All Encountered couples are welcome to join us for a casual evening to give your relationship some time and energy. It does not matter if you were encountered a month ago or 20+ years ago, all are welcome!  You do not have to be a St. Leo’s Parish member. Please click here for more information on our local share group. 

Contact: Sara or Mark Romanik