Weekly eBulletin - September 13th, 2020
Twenty Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
We apologize for the broken link in the previous email. Please see below for our latest eBulletin. 

On August 28, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new system that tracks Covid1-19 cases by county that went into effect on Monday, August 31st. This is a four tiered, color coded system that tracks counties by the number of Covid-19 cases. Read more...

Please join us live online 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.

God Bless,

Fr. Ritche
Our second collection this weekend will support Catholic Education. We thank you for your support. Give today...
Join us in person for Masses. Please remember to wear your name tag and come to get to know Fr. Ritche!

  • Daily Mass at 8:30am via Livestream and we will have room for 20 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 Holy Orders (Part 2) 
The Second Vatican Council teaches that the fullness of the sacrament of Holy Orders is conferred by episcopal consecration, that fullness namely which, both in the liturgical tradition of the Church and the language of the Fathers of the Church, is called the high priesthood, the acme (summa) of the sacred ministry. Read more...
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 every first Tuesday of the month at 7:00PM. Please contact Father Edgar at edgar.elamparo@DSJ.org or (408) 997-5107
Sacrament of Matrimony
Marriage Preparation should begin six months prior to the proposed date of wedding. Meetings with the priest are being offered via Zoom.
Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)
Drive-up Saturday from 3:30PM to 4:30PM (or by appointment)
For more information and for any questions about these Sacraments, please contact Father Edgar at edgar.elamparo@DSJ.org or (408) 997-5107.  
Confirmation Registrations for 2020-2021
Registrations are still open for Confirmation. Year 1 Parent and Youth orientation will be this Wednesday, September 9th at 6:30pm on Zoom. To register online, Click Here

The Year 2 Parent and Youth Orientation will be on Wednesday, September 16th at 6:30pm via Zoom. Please contact Row for more information: row.david@dsj.org
September GOTD
The September Give Us This Day books are out in front of the Church entrance. Please use Social Distancing protocols when picking them up.
New! Card Ministry!
In this modern age of quick texts, group emails and video chats, we’ve lost the sweetness of opening a mailed card or letter and reading someone’s handwritten words. Learn more...
“Pocket Prayer Shawls"
Sometimes you may not able to have a prayer shawl with you. The Prayer Shawl Makers offer this pocket/purse size option instead. These “shawls” are perfect for mailing to someone in need of comfort to remind them of the love and prayers that it contains.  Read more...
Prayers, Intercessions & Intentions
Prayer keeps us connected to the Lord and to one another. 
During the 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   
Confirmation Year 2
The Year 2 Parent and Youth Orientation will be on Wednesday, September 16th at 6:30pm via Zoom. Please contact Row for more information: row.david@dsj.org
Youth Ministry Updates
We are in plans to kick off our 3sixty and Edge ministry later this month. As of now, both ministries will be meeting online via Zoom with possibilities of an occasional in-person, outdoor gatherings. Stay tuned for registration and kick-off info!
Sacred Heart Canned Food Drive
This month, we are conducting a canned food drive for Sacred Heart. There is significant need in our community. We are asking Holy Spirit families and parishioners to donate pop-top cans of food from September 14th to September 27th Read more...
GOFJ New Season
Our goal is for all members of the Holy Spirit Parish Community grow in a loving relationship with God through the person of Jesus. The “Growing Our Friendship with Jesus” process (GOFJ) was developed to take everyone where they currently are in their faith journey and help them grow their own relationship with Jesus. Read more...
"Holy Spirit School marks its 20th anniversary this year!" Read more...
Which has deepened your faith more – being treated justly or being treated with love and care? Who needs you to treat them with care this week?

Holy Spirit Parish
1200 Redmond Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-5101