Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time
August 21, 2022

Time has flown, summer is slowly winding down, families are coming back from vacation, and the so-called BER months are just around the corner. These are the signs that a new academic is year has commenced. Read More...

I look forward to celebrating Mass with you this weekend!

God Bless,
Fr. Ritche
Weekday Mass: 8:30 AM

Saturday: Confession: 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Vigil Mass: 5:00 PM

Sunday Masses: 9:30 AM (live-streamed), 11:30 AM, 6:00 PM
Starting Aug. 24th, Holy Spirit School students and staff will be attending daily mass with us once again!
Youth Ministry

3sixty and Edge are returning! 3sixty (high school) kicks off on Sunday, September 11th and Edge (middle school) on Wednesday, September 14th.

Registrations for 3sixty and Edge will open up next weekend. More details to come!
Confirmation Registration

Registration for the Sacrament of Confirmation are now online. Youth as early as the 7th grade are able
to begin their formation.

The parent and youth orientation for middle school youth will be on Wednesday, September 7th at 6:30pm.

Please use this link to register middle school youths.

Please use this link to register high school youths.
Seasons of Hope Grief Consolation Group

The purpose of this group is to help the healing process of those who are grieving. Join us for a 6-week series of faith and gospel-based readings. Sessions will meet every Tuesday, starting September 22nd. Please RSVP with Merry at if you would like to join. Click here to view the flyer.
Pastoral Care Ministry

Holy Spirit Pastoral Care ministers make visits to the elderly and sick members of the community, offering compassionate care, and encouraging a sense of belonging and connection to the Body of Christ through the Eucharist. We are now able to offer in person communion visits for those unable to come to Mass. If you or any of your family members would like to have a communion visit, please contact Merry Reardon, Director of Pastoral Care, at
Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for August

For the month of August, Pope's Prayer Network theme is mental health. Click here to see the prayers.

To learn more about our mental health and well-being ministry, click here.
Faith Formation

Faith Formation and First Eucharist Registration Registration is open for Faith Formation for the 2022-2023 year.

Faith Formation is for children who will be entering kindergarten though 5th grade. Registration for First Eucharist is also open for those that meet the requirements. For more information and to register, click here.
Ending the Silence, Mental Health

On August 25 at 6pm, NAMI Santa Clara will host a 50 minute presentation for adults with middle or high school aged youth. Ending the Silence is a presentation aimed at educating everyone about mental health conditions. The purpose is to create an open dialog with the goal to break the stigma associated with mental illness. Register at
Laudato Si' Action Platform

Bishop Cantú has enrolled the Diocese of San José to be a part of Pope Francis’ Laudato Si Action Platform. Families, schools, and parishes can learn more and sign up online. The Diocesan Stewards of Our Common Home team is inviting all to a series of events celebrating the Season of Creation:

  • Tuesday, September 13 at 7pm - Earth on Your Plate Presentation, by Mohan Gurunathan. Learn why diet change is essential to saving our planet. Please register here and the link will be emailed to you.

  • Saturday morning, September 17 - California Coastal Cleanup Day. Register with the CA Coastal Commission here and participate in the cleanup of a local waterway.
National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC)
November 10-12, 2022

NCYC is being held on the West Coast! Join is a powerfully unique three-day experience of prayer, community, evangelization, catechesis, service, and empowerment for Catholic teenagers (of high school age) and their adult chaperones.

NCYC is the premiere Catholic youth event on a national scale that gathers people from all across America for a life-changing encounter with Christ. For information visit for registration details or email Mary at
Holy Spirit Parish
1200 Redmond Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-5101