Weekly eBulletin - August 16th, 2020
Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Greetings!

A Companion on the Journey...

A companion is a person with whom one travels. I believe this best describes Penny Warne, our Pastoral Associate. Read more...

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

God Bless,

Fr. Ritche
REVISED MASS SCHEDULES
Please join us for Masses and remember to wear your name tag so Fr. Ritche can get to know you!

  • Daily Mass will now be 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 Penance and Reconciliation (Part 2) 
Penance requires . . .the sinner to endure all things willingly, be contrite of heart, confess with the lips, and practice complete humility and fruitful satisfaction. 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. Please contact Father Edgar at edgar.elamparo@DSJ.org or (408) 997-5107
Confirmation 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 are now open. Please note that as of right now, Confirmation sessions will all be online through virtual Zoom sessions. Online registrations can be made here: Click here
PASTORAL CARE
Coping with Chronic Pain One out of three people suffers from some form of chronic pain—arthritis, headaches, back pain,cancer,or countless other diagnosable or undiagnosable conditions which persist long after we expect the discomfort to go away. Read more...
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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
Youth Ministry Summer Speaker Series –
Please note that our next series will be on August 16th. For this episode, we will be featuring Katie Garvey. Katie is a travel nurse and in the past months, has been stationed across our nation assisting COVID-19 patients. This is one not to miss! Contact Row for Zoom meeting details – row.david@dsj.org
Congratulations to the Newly Confirmed!
They did it! After years of preparation and months of waiting, our Candidates are now Newly Confirmed – fully initiated members of our church. Read more...
SOCIAL MINISTRIES
Volunteer Help Needed with Food Distribution
The continuing impact of the pandemic and lost jobs has created an ongoing need for food for many of our brothers and sisters. Read more...
FAITH FORMATION
What is Faith Formation? And what is it for?
Faith Formation is: equipping people to live as disciples of Jesus. Read more...
Faith Formation and First Communion Registration is Open for the 2020-2021 Year
Registration for Faith Formation in grades 1st-5th and First Communion is open. To register Click here
QUESTION OF THE WEEK
Which Church leader has most influenced your personal faith?

Holy Spirit Parish
1200 Redmond Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-5101