Weekly eBulletin - November 29th, 2020
First Sunday of Advent

Annual Parish Finance Report
On the day of Pentecost, the Apostles gathered in the upper room. “And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind and filled the entire house in which they were. And they were filled with the Holy Spirit… and the Spirit enabled them to proclaim.” Read more...

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

God Bless,

Fr. Ritche
Mass Times: 3:00 pm (new time) and 5:00 pm (livestreamed)
Confession: 4:00pm-4:45pm
 9:30am (livestreamed) and 11:30am
Coffee, Ritche and Me
Guess what you said you missed the most in the community survey? It’s no surprise that it was coming to mass in person! We miss you so very much, too, and we can’t wait to be together again. The second most popular response was our community and hospitality events. In response, we have a wonderful array of social (but safe!) events scheduled in the coming weeks, starting with: Coffee, Ritche, and Me. To find our more or to sign up Click here.
Give Us This Day
The Give Us This Day books for December are on the bookcase in front of the church. Please practice all social distance protocols when picking them up.
Preparing for Advent Together
The Season of Advent is designed to be a time of fine-tuning our Christian attitude of hopeful, joyful watching. To join and learn more about the parish-wide Advent Mission, click here.
Advent marks the beginning of the Ecclesiastical year. During this season the faithful are encourage to prepare themselves worthily to celebrate Lord Jesus’ coming into the world as the incarnate God of love. Read more...
Advent Article by Fr. Ritche
Happy New Year! That might sound strange, but the reality is we have just started a new year in our Church. Advent is the beginning of the church’s liturgical year. Read more...
Grief Consolation during the Holidays
Anniversaries and holidays often accentuate the grief and sadness we experience when a loved one dies.  Read more...
Prayer Shawl Ministry donates over 50 shawls
This Thanksgiving, our Prayer Shawl Ministry members have much to be thankful for knowing that the joy and peace that comes from giving is the real gift from God. Read more...
Happy Thanksgiving to all! Thank you for your continued support to youth ministry. Holy Spirit is blessed to have such wonderful support even in today’s times. We hope for a safe and fruitful holiday weekend.
Upcoming Youth Ministry Gatherings
3sixty Zoom gathering: Sunday, December 6th at 7:00pm
Edge Zoom gathering: Wednesday, December 9th at 7:00pm
Sacred Heart
Advent Angels/Toy Drive
Sacred Heart has made changes to their Toy Drive program. Each family will be given gift cards for parents to pick out gifts click here.

Turkeys and Tarps
Thank you, Holy Spirit! The generosity of Holy Spirit parishioners resulted in Sacred Heart donations for turkeys and tarps totaling $12,593.10. This is the largest donation our Parish has made to the Thanksgiving drive. read more...
Gifts of Opportunity
Holy Spirit Church is once again excited to offer our community the opportunity to give the gift of lasting change! Read more...
Giving Tuesday
On December 1st we will join in the celebration of Giving Tuesday, a global day of kindness and generosity. In this time of uncertainty, there's a fundamental truth that can give us hope – that together, we can do extraordinary things.
You can participate in a variety of ways during Giving Tuesday—whether it’s donating funds, participating in a new ministry, volunteering, or praying, every act of generosity and kindness counts!
Holy Spirit Parish
1200 Redmond Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-5101