The Ascension of the Lord
May 29, 2022

For the past several weeks we have been searching for the future leader of our school. I partnered with our diocesan Department of Education to ensure that we choose the right person to lead our school community. I am thrilled to announce that Mrs. Sally Douthit has accepted the invitation to serve as principal for the 2022-2023 school year at Holy Spirit School, and I hope that you will join me in welcoming her into our Holy Spirit community. Read More...

God Bless,
Fr. Ritche
Weekday Mass: 8:30 AM

Saturday: Confession: 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Vigil Mass: 5:00 PM

Sunday Masses: 9:30 AM (live-streamed), 11:30 AM, 6:00 PM

Adoration: First Fridays of the Month, after 8:30 AM Mass
Office Closed
Memorial Day

The parish office will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. The office will reopen on Tuesday, May 31st.
RSVP for the Parish Picnic!
June 5th, 1 - 4 PM

Don't forget to RSVP! There will be music, face-painting, lawn games, bingo, cake walk, and quality time with community members at the Parish Picnic. $8 per person, $25 for family of 4. Please RSVP here.

We are looking for cakes or baked goods without nuts for the cake walk activity. Sign up to contribute something here. Thank you!
May is Mental Health Awareness Month

If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health issues, please visit our website or contact Holly Salkeld for information regarding the upcoming small group program, Family Grace.
Thank you, May crew!
From left to right: Don & Sylvia Dixon (Natalie and Trey Dixon had to leave a little early), and Elena & Tanith Vasquez.

Saturdays at Sacred Heart

Your help is needed during the months of June through September!

Join us to help sort and bag produce for weekly distribution. Sacred Heart is a valuable resource for our underserved community members and this is one of the many ways we can assist our brothers and sisters in need.

Volunteers need to be at least 9 years old to participate, and volunteers between the ages of 9-14 must be accompanied by an adult. This is a great opportunity for families to participate in community service together! Sign up here.
Diocesan Youth Retreat (DYR)
June 27 - July 1

Calling all incoming Freshmen to outgoing Seniors: Come experience and encounter God’s love! Join us for a week-long retreat in South Lake Tahoe, this year marks the 25th anniversary for DYR! For more information and registration link, click here.
“Come and see…” is Christ Calling You?

We are offering the 9-month retreat experience of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. The Spiritual Exercises for Everyday Life (SEEL) Retreats begin in September and conclude in May of each year.

There is a limited number of openings for retreatants that can be accepted for the SEEL program for 2022-2023. Applications are accepted on a first-come first-serve basis with a requested fee of $300/retreatant. Partial scholarships are available if needed. More info...
Encountering Christ in the Resurrection

There's 2 weeks left of this prayer series. This is a wonderful opportunity to continue to renew and grow in your relationship with Christ.

Join us on Zoom for 45-60 minutes as we make space for prayer and reflection in community with one another. Attend one session or all of the remaining sessions: Tuesday evenings @ 7-8 PM on May 31 and June 7. Please RSVP here for Zoom info.
Memorial Day Tribute & Mass

Join us on May 30 at 10:30am. The Memorial Day Tribute and Mass is sponsored by Catholic Cemeteries. More info...
You Can Help Your Marriage

Do you feel alone? Are you frustrated or angry with each other? Do you argue … or have you just stopped talking to each other? Does talking about it only make it worse?

Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vi with a long i) helps couples through difficult times in their marriages. This program has helped tens of thousands of couples experiencing difficulties in their marriage. For confidential information about or to register for the August Marriage Program beginning with a weekend on August 5-7, 2022 call 408-605-4998, email: or visit our website at
Holy Spirit Parish
1200 Redmond Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-5101