Weekly eBulletin - March 7th, 2021
Third Sunday of Lent

A year later…
Wow, I cannot believe it! It has been a year since the pandemic started.  I wonder what have we learned from
living through Covid 19? Certainly, a lot has changed. 
Some people say we are living in the new normal – from
gatherings, to travels, holidays, work, and even the way
we attend church services.

Please join us each Friday in Lent for Stations of the Cross.
Read on for more details and of other events.

God Bless,

Fr. Ritche
Thank you to those who have already responded with a gift to the 2021 Annual Diocesan Appeal. To date we have raised $214,479 that is 80% toward our goal through the support of 312 households. Gifts can be made through our parish office or our parish and diocesan website here. To donate via text, text ADA to 408-317-0990. To donate via QR code, open your camera app and focus on the image on the right. If you are unable to pledge, please pray for the success of the campaign. Thank you so much for your generous support. 
Mass Times: 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm (livestreamed)
Confession: 4:00pm-4:45pm
9:30am: (livestreamed) and 11:30am

Eucharistic Adoration-The first Friday of the month
after 8:30 Mass in-person and Livestream

To download this weekend's worship aid, click here.
The scrutinies, which are solemnly celebrated on Sundays and are reinforced by an exorcism, are rites of self-searching and repentance and have above all a spiritual purpose. The scrutinies are meant to uncover, and then heal all the wounds in the hearts of the Elect, i.e. physically and spiritually Read more...
Through the Desert with Jesus Session 4
Join us in learning from Jesus how to reject temptations to transform our faith this Lent! Row David will be our presenter for Session 4. Sign up on our website to join us by Zoom! Sign up for the Zoom link here.
Fridays of Lent:
  • March 5th's 8:30am Mass will be followed by Eucharistic Adoration at 9:00am (livestreamed).
  • 2/19, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 - Stations of the Cross at 7pm (livestreamed).
Vacation Bible School
Parents-We would like to offer an "in person" limited VBS this year, if there is enough interest for children entering First-Fifth grade. If you would be interested in having your child(ren) attend VBS in person, and/or you would be willing to volunteer, please let us know. You can email Melissa Brush at melissa.brush@dsj.org.
Stations of the Cross for Children
Here is a simple Presentation for Kids of the Stations of the Cross. For the article and handouts for the family click here.
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Compassion and the love of knitting or crochet have been combined into a prayerful ministry and spiritual practice which reaches out to those in need of comfort and solace, as well as in celebration and joy. Many blessings are prayed into every prayer shawl. To find out more, click here.
Please pray for:
Bueford Hensley
Died this week:
Joan Gamache, Joan Locsin, Su Van Nguyen, Pat Roth
3sixty High School Ministry
Our next 3sixty gathering will be on Sunday, March 14th at 7:00pm on Zoom. Stay tuned for more updates as we may be going back to hybrid ministry soon. If and when we do, we will alternate in-person gatherings and Zoom gatherings
Edge Middle School Ministry
Our next Edge session will be on Wednesday, March 10th at 7:00pn on Zoom.
Sacred Heart Reverse Collection
the Reverse Collection this year will be running March 8th through the 21st. There will not be information slips at Mass this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. For more information on the collection and how to donate click here.
Sacred Heart Volunteer Opportunity
Sacred Heart Community Service is looking for volunteers to serve families in need. Volunteers will be sorting and bagging produce,and filling boxes with food items for weekly distribution. Please sign up for the March 20th date here.
Shower Ministry
The Holy Spirit Shower Ministry is providing showers for Safe Car Parks in church parking lots. Holy Spirit, St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church and St. Martin of Tours, launched a new shower ministry to support the unhoused. If you think you would like to become a part of this new ministry, please contact Tom Tate at ttate14@gmail.com. 
Save the Date!
2021 Annual Holy Spirit Golf Tournament
Monday May 17, 2021
at Boulder Ridge Golf Club
For more information click here.

Holy Spirit School is excited to announce a safe way to visit our PreK classroom and learn about our fantastic program. Please join us Sunday, March 21 for a PreK Open House - by appointment only. Learn more...
Holy Spirit Parish
1200 Redmond Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-5101