Weekly eBulletin - July 26th, 2020
Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Every month the parish provides us with “Give Us This Day” to help us in reflecting on God’s Word. For the past several months, it has been very challenging for us to distribute Give Us This Day books. Please help us decide how best to proceed with distribution. Read more...

Reopening of schools is a big topic across the country. How is Holy Spirit School addressing the situation? Read more...

Please join us live at 9:30am for Sunday Mass. I look forward to celebrating Mass virtually with you this weekend or meeting you at one of our outdoor Masses. Please remember to wear your name tag if you join us in person at Mass.

God Bless,

Fr. Ritche
Please join us for Masses and remember to wear your name tag so Fr. Ritche can get to know you!

  • Daily Mass will now be at 8:30am via Livestream and we will have room for 10 people under the portico.

  • Weekend Masses: will be outdoors in the school courtyard and we will have room for 60 people. We will continue to live-stream the Sunday 9:30am Mass.
  • Saturday 5:00pm
  • Sunday 8:00am, 11:30am and 6:00pm
Sacrament of Eucharist  
At the Last Supper, on the night Jesus was betrayed, our Savior instituted the Eucharistic sacrifice of His Body and Blood.  Read more...
August 2020 Books
The August 2020 Give Us This Day books are available under the portico of the Church and at the exit after all Masses.
Give Us This Day Subscription Survey
We would like to offer you the tools you need in enhancing your spiritual life in the most convenient way possible. Please help us decide which subscription of Give Us This Day would be most efficient: an actual booklet or an online subscription?

Please fill out this survey. Your answers will be very helpful in deciding how to proceed. Thank you very much. 
Sacrament of Baptism
(Update 07.12.2020) the Rites of the Sacrament of Baptism will be celebrated every first and third Saturday of the month at 10:30am and 11:30am. Baptismal Preparation Classes are meeting via Zoom.
Please contact Father Edgar at edgar.elamparo@DSJ.org or (408) 997-5107
if you would like more information or have any questions.
Sacrament of Confirmation

Updates for the current Year 2 Candidates
We are pleased to announce that we can move forward with the Sacramental Celebration. Confirmation Masses are now available to reserve. The Mass is strictly for the candidate, sponsors, and family. Message Row for details & for the sign-up link: row.david@dsj.org
Confirmation Registrations for 2020-2021
Preparation and formation for the Sacrament of Confirmation here at Holy Spirit is a two-year process for Middle School Youth starting as early as 7th grade and a one-year process for High School Youth. Registrations will open in August. Stay tuned for more information.
Mind, body and spirit during Coronovirus
“I’m having a lot of stress or anxiety because of COVID-19. What can I do?” We hear you! It’s common to feel stressed or anxious during this time. It may be especially hard for people who already manage feelings of anxiety or emotional distress. Recognizing how you’re feeling can help you care for yourself, manage your stress and cope with difficult situations. Even when you don’t have full control of a situation, there are things you can do. Read more...
Prayers, Intercessions & Intentions
Prayer keeps us connected to the Lord and to one another. 
During the COVID Pandemic, if you or someone you know is in need of prayers, please use our new online form to let us know how we can offer support.  Click here     
Youth Ministry Summer Speaker Series
Join us in our next Speaker Series this Sunday, July 26 th at 7:15pm . This time, we will be featuring a Kim and Kayne Ramos from Austin, Texas! All are welcome to join in and hear the wonderful story of this young couple. For Zoom details, message Row at row.david@dsj.org
Second Harvest Food Bank
Are you looking for a way to serve during the COVID-19 Pandemic? Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, Second Harvest of Silicon Valley and the Diocese of San Jose have partnered to provide food to those in need via drive thru sites at some of our diocesan parishes.
Please note the changes in site locations.
Pack A Back - Thank You
Thank you to everyone who generously supported our Pack a Back school supplies drive. We are grateful for your generosity.
Supply collection portion of our campaign is now over. We still have ways to help through online donations, making teacher kits, and in person volunteering and more! Read more...
To whom could you bring the assurance of Christ’s love this week?
Holy Spirit Parish
1200 Redmond Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-5101