Weekly eBulletin - June 27th, 2021
Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

I can’t believe it has been a year since I came to Holy Spirit as your pastor. While it has been a year filled with challenges, there have been many things that
made this transition to this new position rather smoothly, and quite enjoyably. Thanks to your adaptability, patience, understanding, cooperation, and very warm hospitality. Read more...

There will not be a 6:00 pm Mass on July 4th. Please note updated Mass times starting on June 5th - we hope you can join us! Read on for updates on volunteer opportunities, and upcoming events.

God Bless,
Fr. Ritche
In observance of the 4th of July Holiday, there is NO 6pm Mass next Sunday. The parish office is also closed on Monday, July 5th.  We wish all of you a very safe and happy 4th of July Holiday!
The second collection this week is in support of Peter's Pence. This collection supports the Church and the work of the Holy See, including helping Pope Francis carry out his charitable works to those on the margins of society; victims of war, oppression and disasters. To donate, click here.
There will be no 6:00pm Mass on July 4th.

Please note: the only Mass on Saturday will be at 5:00PM and we will no longer livestream this Mass.

Confession: 4:00pm-4:45pm
Mass: 5:00pm

Mass: 9:30am (livestreamed), 11:30am, & 6:00pm

Eucharistic Adoration
First Friday of the month after 8:30 Mass, in-person and live-stream.

To download this weekend's worship aid, click here.
The Real Presence (continued) 
Does the bread cease to be bread and the wine cease to be wine? Yes. In order for the whole Christ to be present—body, blood, soul, and divinity—the bread and wine cannot remain, Read more...
Family Grace Group
We invite you to take some time to pray and reflect on these questions:
- Do you worry often about the mental health of a loved one? 
- Who in your family causes you the most worry because of moods or risky behavior?
- How does this affect your ability to relax or make plans?
- What is your sense of God’s presence in this situation?
- Where can you turn to for acceptance, understanding, and support?(We hope you will consider Holy Spirit Church!
You can preview the session here. For more information about our program, click here
Depression in Seniors 
As we grow older, we face significant life changes that can put us at risk for depression. The past year of Pandemic isolation has triggered feelings of loneliness and discouragement for some who have never before experienced such vulnerability. Causes and risk factors that contribute to depression in older adults and the elderly to be alert to in family, neighbors and friends include: Read more...
Happy Independence Day! We hope you have a safe and fun time celebrating our great nation
Diocesan Youth Retreat
Experience the "RENEWAL" this year locally at Sacred Heart Parish Saratoga! Let’s celebrate, gather together in person with youth and leaders from throughout the diocese! There will be many activities for all to grow together in our faith and deepen our relationship with Jesus Christ. Register here.
  • July 19 & 20 – High School Youth
  • July 22 & 23 – Middle School Youth
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley
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. These sites, staffed by hundreds of volunteers, have been distributing food to thousands of families. The ongoing need for volunteers to support this program is critical. For more information click here.
The Jesuit Institute for Family Life
We are an association of Catholic therapists offering
Marriage counseling, Family therapy and Child, Adolescent
and Individual counseling. We are now accepting new clients. For further information please call: (650) 948-4854.
Save the Date! Jubilee Games for Vocations
The Diocese of San José is hosting the Jubilee Games for Vocations on July 17th at Archbishop Mitty High School in San José. Nuns and postulates will compete in a soccer game for the St. Clare Cup, with high school girls filling out both teams. Priests and Seminarians will compete in a second soccer game for the St. Joseph Cup, with high school boys filling both teams as well. This outstanding community event of family entertainment will follow all the Covid-19 regulations. Visit and share our webpage where information will be added as it becomes available: https://www.dsj.org/jubileegames
Holy Spirit Parish
1200 Redmond Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-5101