Weekly eBulletin - January 3rd, 2021
Memorial of Saints Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, Bishops and Doctors of the Church
Greetings!

The Feast of the Three Kings is traditionally the source why we give gifts during the season of Christmas. We may recall that in the Gospel of Matthew, these men brought gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. These gifts are very symbolic as we reflect on life and Jesus. Gold symbolizes royalty, frankincense His divinity, and myrrh was used to anoint
the body of Jesus on his burial. Read more...

To download this weekend's worship aid, click here.

God Bless,

Fr. Ritche
MASS SCHEDULE
Saturday
Mass Times: 3:00 pm (new time) and 5:00 pm (livestreamed)
Confession: 4:00pm-4:45pm
Sunday
 9:30am (livestreamed) and 11:30am

Please don't forget to bundle up for Mass. It can be cold outside.
TOGETHER IN PRAYER NEW SERIES
Together in Prayer
Turning the calendar means a fresh start. Let’s come together for Evening Prayer during the month of January as we pray for the New Year, for our country and our community! We hope you can join us Monday through Thursday evenings starting on January 4th from 7:00-7:30pm. To find our more and register click here.
Epiphany of the Lord 
Epiphany means “to make known” or “to reveal.” Thus, the Epiphany of the Lord is to make known to all nation that the Messiah, the King of all kings, the Lord of all, Jesus Christ, who would bring salvation to many, was born. As Isaiah wrote, “the light has come.” (Isaiah 60:1). Read more...
November-December Baptisms
November – December Baptisms Let’s all welcome the newly baptized to our community. Read more...
CHRISTMAS CAR PARADE WINNER
Christmas Lights Parade Winner
Congratulations to the Liclican Family! Click here for more photos.
PASTORAL CARE
Please pray for those who have asked for our prayers:
Prayers:
Kevin Chiaravalle
LaStarza E.Evans
Richard Smith
Vinh Tran

Died this week:
Priscilla Connors
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Compassion and the love of knitting or crochet have been combined into a prayerful ministry and spiritual practice which reaches out to those in need of comfort and solace, as well as in celebration and joy. Read more...
YOUTH MINISTRY
Youth Ministry in 2021!
It’s a new year! We have certainly learned a lot in 2020. But with that behind us, we’re looking forward to a great year in ministry in this 2021 year. 3sixty resumes back next Sunday, January 10th at 7:00pm and Edge on Wednesday, January 13th at 7:00pm. Both will be on Zoom.
MESSAGE FROM SACRED HEART
Dear Fr. Ritche and Friends at Holy Spirit Church,
Thank you for your generous financial and volunteer support of Sacred Heart Community Service this holiday season! As of today your parish has raised over $19,000 for Sacred Heart. Read more...
SOCIAL MINISTRIES
Your Help is Needed
One of the tragedies of the pandemic are the unmet needs for food by vulnerable families during the economic downturn. One response has been distribution food distribution sites set up throughout the County by Catholic Charities and Second Harvest Food Bank. For more information click here.
Holy Spirit Launches New Shower Ministry for the Homeless 
Holy Spirit, along with St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church and St. Martin of Tours, have launched a new shower ministry to support the unhoused here in San Jose. The ministry is providing showers to the men and women who are staying in Safe Car Parks in church parking lots in San Jose. If you think you would like to become a part of this new ministry, please contact Tom Tate at ttate14@gmail.com.  
SCHOOL NEWS
Happy New Year! School resumes on Monday, January 4! If you are interested in joining us for the 2021-2022 school year, it’s not too early to apply. click here.
BULLETIN BOARD
The Guadalupe Hope Society Presents
Rosary & Faith Talk
Friday, January 8th, 2021 @ 11:30AM – 1:00PM
Virtual Zoom Rosary. Rev. Jeff Fernandez, Pastor of Queen of Apostle Parish, will lead the Rosary and give a reflection on Mary, Mother of God. For more information email admin@ghswomenscenter.com
Holy Spirit Parish
1200 Redmond Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-5101