Weekly eBulletin - May 2nd, 2021
Sixth Sunday of Easter

The month of May is dedicated to Mary not only as the “Queen of May,” but also as a Mother to Jesus and to all of humanity. As a mother, Mary sets a great example for us of unwavering faith and trust in God. Her love and devotion for her Son is an epitome of the God’s love for all of humanityRead more...

Please join us for Mass. Read on for more details on preparation opportunities for Pentecost Sunday, Vacation Bible School, Shower Ministry and other events.

God Bless,

Fr. Ritche
Our second collection May 8th-9th will be for the Catholic Home Missions. Your donation helps support the dioceses in the U.S and its territories that face fragile financial situations, vast distances or difficult terrain that affects the ability to offer the most basic pastoral programs. To donate, click here.
Mass Times: 3:00pm and 5:00pm (livestreamed)
Confession: 4:00pm-4:45pm

9:30am (livestreamed) and 11:30am

Eucharistic Adoration
First Friday of the month after 8:30 Mass, in-person and Livestream.

To download this weekend's worship aid, click here.
We are on our final weeks of the 2021 Annual Diocesan Appeal! If you have not yet made your pledge, please prayerfully consider. Amount received beyond our goal will be a rebate to the parish.
We have collected $293,045 which is 110% of the Diocesan goal and 101% of our parish goal with the support of 444 pledges. Gifts can be made at our parish office or diocesan website here. To donate via text, text "ADA" to 408-317-0990. To donate using the QR code, open your camera app and focus on the image. If you are unable to pledge monetarily, please help us pray for the success of the campaign. Thank you so much for your generous support!
Mother’s Day 
Mother’s Day, holiday in honor of mothers that is celebrated in countries throughout the world. In its modern form the holiday originated in the United States, where it is observed on the second Sunday in May. Read more...
Pentecost is May 23, our Holy Spirit Feast Day Commemorating Christ’s gift of the Spirit which animates
our actions of service and praise! Welcome the Spirit with song, scripture and imaginative prayer May 12 and 19 at 7pm in the church. Limited in-person seating RSVP here. It will also be livestreamed on the Parish website.
In preparation for Pentecost Sunday and for us to be more welcoming to one another at Mass, we are offering one free name badge per parishioner (until supplies run out). Submit your request online here between May 8th and May 14th
May is Mental Health Awareness Month!
Check out our Brand New Mental Health Resource Page for local and national organizations and public health agencies to care for wholeness. Available on our webpage.
Holy Spirit Parish will be recognized as one of 20 congregations in Santa Clara County for working to reduce stigma associated with mental illness. Tune into the local NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) Tuesday, May 11, at 7pm to be inspired by other faith communities making strides! Register here
Vacation Bible School (VBS) Registration
All Kinder through 5th graders are invited to join us in person for a week of discovery on Adventure Island, where they will learn about the Light of God’s love, shining upon them! It will be the week of June 14th-June 18th. The link will remain open until May 16th. Adult volunteers and teachers are needed. Due to Covid-19 protocols, space is limited. Register here.
3sixty High School Ministry
As the academic year rapidly approaches, we will be having a special senior send-off on Sunday, May 23rd. This will be in-person at 4:30pm out in the church courtyard. All high schoolers, especially, our graduating seniors are welcome to attend
Edge Middle School Ministry
As the ministry year draws to an end, we are looking at offering an in-person Edge gathering to wrap up and celebrate our year. Stay tuned for more information for the date and for safe protocols.
Shower Ministry for the Homeless – Help Needed
The Holy Spirit Shower Ministry is providing showers for Safe Car Parks in church parking lots in Santa Clara County. Many of the people in this program work, buy stay in their cars in the safety of a church parking lot. All guests are screened. Holy Spirit provides showers on Wednesday nights, help with laundry, and occasional transport.
For more information click here.
Congratulations to our graduating class of 8th graders. Our prayers are with them as they journey onto High School!
Calling all Bakers! My name is Jake Ngo a junior at Bellarmine. I have launched a Santa Clara chapter of Cookies for Caregivers. Cookies for Caregivers was born as a reflection of COVID 19. We show our gratitude to those working to serve us by surprising them with freshly baked cookies as a sign of our appreciation and respect. If you like to bake and are interested in helping, please visit my Facebook page 
https://www.facebook.com/groups/320776235957109/ or you email me at jake95125@gmail.com to sign up to bake. Also please contact me if you have any questions. Thank you for your help.
Holy Spirit Parish
1200 Redmond Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-5101