Rev. Benedict DeLeon


St. Patrick’s Day Dinner & Party – We celebrate the feast of St. Patrick this weekend Sunday evening March 18 with our traditional Corned Beef & Cabbage dinner -- gathering at 4:30p.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m. Because St. Patrick is one of the patron saints of our diocese, we are given a day-off from the discipline of our Lenten season. freewill donation to help defray our costs.


Divine Mercy: In the Second Greatest Story Ever Told

Our Spiritual Journey continues, Tuesday, March 20th . You are Invited to join us at daily Mass from 8:30 - 9:00, then continue to the parish hall (downstairs) with the fourth session, Proclaim this Message. After the video, there will be an opportunity to discuss our faith with one another. The sessions conclude at 10:10.

In our last session, Faustina and the Spread of Divine Mercy, we saw looked at the powerful ways the modern message of Divine Mercy spread toward the end of St. Faustina’s life, especially after her death.

Faith Formation

Religious Education classes

Religious Education classes continue for the First through Fifth grades on Thursdays at 3:30.p.m. Children's Masses are being planned for Sat. April 23 at 5:00 p.m.. The First Communion class will be making their First Reconciliation on Tues., Feb. 27. Please pray for them! For further info, please call the church office at (530) 583-4409.

Confirmation Class News

The students in the Confirmation class have been studying the meaning of the 12 beliefs of our Catholic Faith as stated in the Apostles Creed and are memorizing that prayer. They have chosen their Confirmation Saint and are in the process of writing a report on their Saint.

The students have been working on Service to the Community by planning cooking days at the Emergency Shelter in Truckee and will be cooking soup at the soup dinners during Lent. The class is also collecting donations for the Shelter and for Project Man. The Donation Can is in the vestibule of the Church, and all donations are appreciated!

We are now studying the Old Testament story up to the Passover in preparation for the Sader Meal, which will be celebrated here on Monday, March 12.

Pilgrimage to World Youth Day Panama 2019

Anyone who will be a junior in high school or older (approximately 16 – 35 y.o.) by January 2019 is invited to consider participating in the next “World Youth Day” with our Holy Father Pope Francis, which will be held in Panama City Central America from Jan 22-27, 2019. Families are especially invited to attend. If you might be interested, please call our parish office 530 583-4409.

Welcome to Corpus Christi Church

“May grace, mercy, and peace be yours from God the Father
and Christ Jesus our Lord” (1 Tim. 1:2).

If you are a member, full or part-time, of Corpus Christi Parish, thank you for using this means (our web-site) of strengthening your bond of membership of our parish family and of accessing information on parish life and services – liturgical celebrations, religious formation programs (adult, youth, and child), spiritual ministries, social events, etc. If you are not a parish member, the parishioners, parish staff, and the priests of Corpus Christi Parish greet you and thank you for visiting us via cyberspace.
Should you sometime visit us in person you will be welcome. Your visit will be a grace for us and, we pray, for you, for it will be God, in his Divine Providence, who will have brought you here. Our parish and parish church bear the name “Corpus Christi” – the Body of Christ; an affirmation of the Real Presence of Christ - Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity- in the Most Holy Eucharist. Our mission church, in Olympic Valley, is named “Queen of Snows”, in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary, mother of our Lord Jesus Christ, and spiritually Mother of the Church and mother to each of us baptized into Christ. Visit and enter our two churches in the picture page of our web-site.

“May mercy, peace, and love be yours in ever greater measure” (Jude v. 2).
Again, welcome!

Corpus Christi History

Corpus Christi Parish, along with that of Susanville, Westwood, Portola and Quincy, is a daughter parish of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Truckee (est. 1870). It was established as a separate parish, as it were "left home and mother", in 1961.


Corpus Christi Church, the parish church, is located on California Highway 89, one mile south of Tahoe City. It was built in 1911 and dedicated on September 10 of that year. It stands on land donated by the Duane L. Bliss family, then owners of the Lake Tahoe Railway and Transportation Company and of Tahoe Tavern. Its building and furnishings (altar, pews, etc.) were funded by Frederick and Mary Elizabeth Kohl, of San Francisco. The church capacity was increased by the addition of a wing in the early 1960s. The addition of the present choir area, a renovation of the church and the installation of the stained-glass windows were completed in 1992.


Queen of the Snows Church, the mission church of the parish, is two miles up the Squaw Valley Road, in Squaw (Olympic) Valley, about 7 miles from Tahoe City. It was built in 1959 and dedicated by Cardinal James Francis McIntyre of Los Angeles during the opening week of the 1960 Winter Olympics held at Squaw Valley.



The days of our Paschal celebrations are approaching.  Continuing our holy season of Lent, next week is already Palm Sunday.

Please note all our Lenten devotions & Mass times. This is a Penitential season, prepare yourselves through fervent prayer and Confession. The Divine Mercy video seminars continue this week. We celebrate the start of the nine days (Novena) of Divine Mercy devotion immediately after Good Friday Solemn services. The schedule for Holy Week is published in our bulletin this week. Let us witness to the vibrant works of the Holy Spirit in our community through the remainder of Lent.

Parish Registration Form

Welcome to the Corpus Christi Parish! If you are a full time or part-time parish resident, we invite you to register as a parishioner. Please contact the parish office or you may also pick-up a copy of our registration form at the entrances to the Corpus Christi Church. God Bless and welcome!

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Online Giving

Do you pay bills online? Can’t find your envelopes? No time before church to visit the ATM for cash? Are you on Facebook? Then why not give online? To set up your account and to start giving online now click here.

If you have any questions please feel free to e-mail us at Giftonline@corpuschristi-Tahoe.org

Parish Pastoral Council

Mission Statement (Approved 6/15/2004)

The mission of Corpus Christi Parish Pastoral Council, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and God, Our Father, through the light of the Gospel, is to help the Pastor serve his people better by investigating their needs relating to pastoral activities, formulating practical recommendations and providing assistance as and if needed to implement these recommendations once accepted by the pastor.

Parish Pastoral Council Guidelines

"The Parish Pastoral Council is a consultative body, pastoral in nature, because it strives to discern the movement of the Holy Spirit among God's people in the parish. A Parish Pastoral Council gives its help to the pastor in fostering pastoral activity; it investigates, under the authority of the pastor, all those things which pertain to pastoral works to ponder them, and to propose practical conclusions about them. It is essential that Council meetings occur in the context of prayer and openness to the Holy Spirit, so that at all times the common good will prevail. Specifically, the Parish Pastoral Council's purpose is to enhance the process of:

    a. pastoral planning

    b. developing pastoral programs

    c. improving pastoral services

    d. evaluating the pastoral effectiveness of various programs and services"


Parish Finance Council

Queen of the Snows

Our mission church, in Olympic Valley, is named “Queen of Snows”, in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary, mother of our Lord Jesus Christ, and spiritually Mother of the Church and mother to each of us baptized into Christ.