Weekly eBulletin - July 19th, 2020
Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Greetings!

A few days ago, the State and the County directed us to suspend all indoor gatherings which includes the celebration of Mass. The good news, however, is that we have been given permission to gather outdoors with no more than 60 people. Read more...

Please join us via livestream at 9:30 am for Sunday Mass or . I look for to celebrating Mass virtually with you this weekend. Or meeting you at one of our Pilgrim Masses.

God Bless,

Fr. Ritche
Sacrament of Confirmation  

Baptism, the Eucharist, and the sacrament of Confirmation together constitute the "sacraments of Christian initiation," whose unity must be safeguarded. Read more...
REVISED MASS SCHEDULES
With the changing directions from the county concerning re-opening, we are also adjusting our Mass schedules to better serve the community.

  • Daily Mass will now be at 8:30am via the Livestream with seating under the church portico

  • We will return to our Pre-Covid weekend Masses. Saturday 5:00pm, Sunday 8:00am, 11:30am and 6:00pm will be outdoor in the school courtyard and we will have room for 60 people. We will continue to livestream the 9:30am Mass
PASTORAL CARE
Prayer Shawl Ministry
While confined to home in our current global health scare, our Parish prayer shawl-makers are still hard at work, creating lovely, comforting shawls rich with prayers and blessings for those who need them. Do you know someone who needs support?
Prayers, Intercessions, Intentions
Prayer keeps us connected to the Lord and to one another. During the COVID 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 Read More    
YOUTH MINISTRY
Youth Ministry Summer Speaker Series
We had a great opening session with meeting and greeting Fr. Ritche. Thank you Fr. Ritche for spending time with us! Our next Speaker Series will be on Sunday, July 26th at 7:15pm. This time, we will be featuring a Kim and Kayne Ramos from Austin, Texas! All are welcome to join in and hear the wonderful story of this young couple. For Zoom details, message Row at row.david@dsj.org
Sacrament of Confirmation:
Updates for the current Year 2 Candidates
We are pleased to announce that we can move forward with the Sacramental Celebration. Confirmation Masses are now available for signup. The Mass is strictly for the candidate, sponsors, and family. Message Row for details and for the sign-up link. – row.david@dsj.org
Registrations for 2020-2021
Preparation and formation for the Sacrament of Confirmation here at Holy Spirit is a two-year process for Middle School Youth starting as early as 7th grade and a one-year process for High School Youth. Registrations will open in August. Stay tuned for more information.
CATHOLIC CHARITIES-SECOND HARVEST
Are you looking for a way to serve during the COVID-19 Pandemic? Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, Second Harvest of Silicon Valley and the Diocese of
San Jose have partnered to provide food to those in need via drive thru sites at some of our diocesan parishes.

Please note the changes in site locations. Read more...
PACK A BACK 2020
Last Week to Access Pack a Back 
Thank you to everyone who generously supported our Pack a Back school supplies drive. We are grateful for your generosity. The collection portion of our campaign is now over. We still have ways to help through online donations, making teacher kits, and in person volunteering Read more...
DIOCESE OF SAN JOSE
To register or for additional information Read more ...
SACRAMENTS OF BAPTISM AND MARRIAGE
Sacraments of Baptism and Matrimony updates:  
  
(05.10.2020) As of the present, while shelter-in-place still being upheld, the Rites of the Sacrament of Baptism and Matrimony are postponed until further notice.

Nevertheless. we still are offering Baptismal Preparation Class and Marriage Preparation via Zoom. For more information and for any questions about the Sacraments, please contact Father Edgar at edgar.elamparo@DSJ.org or through his office phone (408) 997-5107. 
QUESTION OF THE WEEK
What would you be willing to “sell”, or do without, in order to achieve your dreams for yourself or your family?
Holy Spirit Parish
1200 Redmond Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-5101