Weekly eBulletin - September 6th, 2020
Twenty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
Greetings!

Happy Labor Day! On Monday, we are going to celebrate Labor Day. This is a day of honoring working people, their contributions, achievements and sacrifices in pursuit of national prosperity and well-being. However, this year will be a different way of celebrating the holiday. Read more...

Please join us live at 9:30 am for Sunday Mass. I look forward to celebrating Mass virtually with you this weekend or meeting you at one of our outdoor Masses.

God Bless,

Fr. Ritche
LABOR DAY PRAYER
Labor Day Prayer
Lord, this Labor Day we thank you for the blessing of work.
We ask for strength to complete the day.
We ask for rest when we are weary.
We ask your guidance for everyone seeking employment, We ask that you be with those whose faces we might never see, but who work tirelessly each day for the good of all.
Amen
MASS SCHEDULE
Join us in person for Masses. Please remember to wear your name tag and come to get to know Fr. Ritche!

  • Daily Mass at 8:30am via Livestream and we will have room for 10 people under the portico.

  • Weekend Masses will be outdoors in the school courtyard and we will have room for 60 people. We will continue to live-stream the Sunday 9:30am Mass.
  • Saturday 5:00pm
  • Sunday 8:00am, 11:30am and 6:00pm
Sacrament of Holy Orders 
Holy Orders is the sacrament through which the mission entrusted by Christ to His Apostles continues to be exercised in the Church until the end of time: Read more...
SACRAMENTS
Sacrament of Baptism
will be celebrated every first and third Saturday of the month at 10:30am and 11:30am. Baptismal Preparation Classes are meeting via Zoom every first Tuesday of the month at 7:00PM. Please contact Father Edgar at edgar.elamparo@DSJ.org or (408) 997-5107

Sacrament of Matrimony
Marriage Preparation should begin six months prior to the proposed date of wedding. Meetings with the priest are being offered via Zoom.

Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)
Drive-up Saturday from 3:30PM to 4:30PM (or by appointment)
For more information and for any questions about these Sacraments, please contact Father Edgar at edgar.elamparo@DSJ.org or (408) 997-5107.  
Confirmation Registrations for 2020-2021
Registrations are still open for Confirmation. Year 1 Parent and Youth orientation will be this Wednesday, September 9th at 6:30pm on Zoom. To register online, click here

The Year 2 Parent and Youth Orientation will be on Wednesday, September 16th at 6:30pm via Zoom. Please contact Row for more information: row.david@dsj.org
GIVE US THIS DAY BOOKS
September GOTD
The September Give Us This Day books are out in front of the Church entrance. Please use Social Distancing protocols when picking them up.
PASTORAL CARE
Seasons of Hope — Grief Faith Sharing Group
Grieving a loved one during the Corona virus Pandemic has its unique pain. Seasons of Hope Bereavement Support will meet on ZOOM for a 6-week series: Wednesdays, September 16 through October 22, 2020 (7:00pm-8:15pm)
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Prayers, Intercessions & Intentions
Prayer keeps us connected to the Lord and to one another. 
During the pandemic, if you or someone you know is in need of prayers, please use our new online form to let us know how we can offer support. Click here   
YOUTH MINISTRY
Reflection: Labor of Love
I came across this video earlier this week and it immediately went viral. It is a video of a man who noticed the same kid passing through his driveway on his bike as the kid’s family takes their routine walk. Read more...
SOCIAL MINISTRIES
Sacred Heart Canned Food Drive
This month, we are conducting a canned food drive for Sacred Heart. There is significant need in our community. We are asking Holy Spirit families and parishioners to donate pop-top cans of food from September 14th to September 27th Read more...
FAITH FORMATION
Prayer and Forms of Prayer
God is always with us. He wants us to talk to him and to listen to him. In prayer we raise our hearts and minds to God. We are able to speak to and listen to God because, through the Holy Spirit, God teaches us how to pray. Read more...
Last Week to Register for Faith Formation or First Communion
Registration for Faith Formation in grades 1st-5th and First Communion is open. To register Click here
HOLY SPIRIT SCHOOL NEWS
Holy Spirit School is in our second week of the 2020-2021 school year. Our Pre-K classroom is happily welcoming some
in-person learners while our K-8 is actively engaging in a rich distance learning curriculum. Read more...
BULLETIN BOARD
Rosary and Faith Talk
The Guadalupe Hope Society presents on the 2nd Friday of the Month Rosary and Faith Talk Friday, Sept. 11th. Read more...
QUESTION OF THE WEEK
What have you been able to overcome because others patiently loved you?
Holy Spirit Parish
1200 Redmond Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-5101