Weekly eBulletin - January 17th, 2021
Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Greetings!

On Monday we are going to remember the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Dr. King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence. In his famous speech “I Have a Dream,” Dr. King said: “This is our hope…with faith we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brother-hood. Read more...

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

God Bless,

Fr. Ritche
WE ARE HERE FOR YOU
If you are in need of prayer, would like to talk to one of the priests, or have pastoral needs, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. You may call the parish office or send an email to one of the staff members.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY
"I have decided to love. If you are seeking the highest good, I think you can find it through love. And the beautiful thing is that we are moving against wrong when we do it, because John was right, God is love. He who hates does not know God, but he who has love has the key that unlicks the door to the meaning of ultimate reality."
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.
COFFEE WITH FR. RITCHE
Coffee, Ritche & Me is back in January:
  • Tuesday, Jan 19 @ 10am
  • Wednesday, Jan 20 @ 1:00pm
  • Thursday, Jan 21 @ 4:00pm

For more information and to sign up (1 slot per family unit) please click here
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity January 18 - 25 
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity has a history of over 100 years, in which Christians around the world have taken part in an octave of prayer for visible Christian unity. By annually observing it, Christians move toward the fulfillment of Jesus' prayer at the Last Supper "that they all may be one." (cf. John 17:21)  Read more...
Poinsettias
There are poinsettia's left over from the Christmas season. If you would like one, they are under the Church portico.
FAITH FORMATION
As a community we ask all of our parishioners to pray for these children by name as they prepare for First Reconciliation. For the names, click here.
PASTORAL CARE
Please pray for those who have asked for our prayers:
Prayers:
Henry Liu
John Malloy
Bob Oliver
Terry Oliver
Guillermo Pomares
Died this week:
Richard Smith
Modesto Tungala Jr.
Seasons of Hope Grief Consolation Group
After the death of a loved one, our Catholic community can be a place of comfort and ongoing support. Join us for the winter 6-week series Wednesdays, 12:00 noon-12:45 pm January 20—February 24, 2021. Meetings will be hosted by Holy Spirit Church via “Zoom” To register and receive log in information: click here.
YOUTH MINISTRY
3Sixty High School Ministry
We had a nice gathering last Sunday reflecting over the 2020 year and looking at how we can approach the new year with faith and trust in God. Our next 3sixty session will be on Sunday, January 24th

Edge Middle School Ministry
We kicked off the new year in fun fashion. After the fun games we reflected on how we can use our faith and prayer to help continue our growth in this new year. The next Edge session will be on Wednesday, January 27th
SOCIAL MINISTRIES
Food Distribution
n Santa Clara County, the need to help with the food distribution is being met by Catholic Charities and Second Harvest Food Bank. Food distribution from church parking lots continues but there is a need for volunteers every week. Parishioners from Holy Spirit are helping but more are needed. To find out more, click here.
SCHOOL NEWS
Holy Spirit School is currently accepting applications for the 2021-2022 in-person school year. To schedule a socially distanced tour or to learn more please call 408.268.0794. Learn more...
BULLETIN BOARD
Save the Date, Documentary Film, ANGST, Virtual Screening on Feb. 8 at 5:30 pm. A documentary film on anxiety, the causes & effects, and speaks to what can be done to help. While there is a focus on teens, this film will speak to all of us in this time of pandemic. We are grateful to invite you to this virtual screening with Spanish subtitles. The film will be followed by a panel discussion that includes a panel of professionals in mental health.
Holy Spirit Parish
1200 Redmond Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-5101