Weekly eBulletin - December 27th, 2020
The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

Christmas is not just about celebrating the Incarnation, it is also a season to give thanks for the great love of the Father for all of us. We thank God for sending His Son to be one with us, to live among us. The Holy Child born in Bethlehem is also the one who died on the hill of Calvary and was raised from the dead on the third day for the salvation of all. Christmas gave way for all of us to begin experiencing the Father’s unconditional love.  Read more...

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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

Please don't forget to bundle up for Mass. It can be cold outside.
New Year's Masses
December 31st
8:30 am-Daily Mass
5:00 pm-Mary Mother of God
January 1st
9:00 am-Mary Mother of God Celebration
Together in Prayer
Turning the calendar means a fresh start. Let’s come together for Evening Prayer during the month of January as we pray for the New Year, for our country and our community! We hope you can join us Monday through Thursday evenings starting on January 4th from 7:00-7:30pm. To find our more and register click here.
Advent Mission Series Final Session
Join us at 7pm on 12/29 for prayer and reflection as the story continues as the Three Kings travel from afar, guided by a brilliant star , bearing precious gifts to honor the newborn “king of the Jews”. Register for the Zoom information here.
Today, we are celebrating the Feast of the Holy Family, and Pope Francis said that the liturgy invites us to reflect on the experience of Mary, Joseph and Jesus, united by an immense love and inspired by great trust in God. Read more...
Please pray for those who have asked for our prayers:
Amy Bui  
Melinda Foos 
The Ho Family 
Brent Ladd 
Mary Ellen Madden 
Cindy Merrow  
Huong Tran  
Vinh Tran  
How Holiday Memories Can Bring Healing
The joy of Christmas and grieving don’t seem to fit together. Or do they? The reality is that when you have lost a loved one, grieving becomes an inseparable part of your holiday experience. Read more...
Youth Ministry Christmas Break 
Both 3sixty and Edge had great sessions this month in our Advent season reflecting and preparing ourselves for Christmas. As celebration, we will be on a holiday break. 3sixty will resume back on Sunday, January 10th and Edge on Wednesday, January 13th. It will be a great start to the 2021 year! 
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. For more information click here.
Holy Spirit Launches New Shower Ministry for the Homeless 
Holy Spirit, along with St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church and St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, have launched a new shower ministry to support the unhoused here in San Jose. 
The ministry is providing showers to the men and women who are staying in Safe Car Parks in church parking lots in San Jose. If you think you would like to become a part of this new ministry, please contact Tom Tate at ttate14@gmail.com.  
Please consider making a year-end contribution to Holy Spirit School’s Legacy Fund to benefit our tuition assistance program. Many of our parish families benefit greatly from the ministry of Holy Spirit School. click here.
The Guadalupe Hope Society Presents
Rosary & Faith Talk
Friday, January 8th, 2021 @ 11:30AM – 1:00PM
Virtual Zoom Rosary. Rev. Jeff Fernandez, Pastor of Queen of Apostle Parish, will lead the Rosary and give a reflection on Mary, Mother of God. For more information email admin@ghswomenscenter.com
Holy Spirit Parish
1200 Redmond Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-5101