Weekly eBulletin - May 17th 2020

Over the last week during my retreat called “Second Mountain” which was coined by David Brooks for his last book of the same name, I have been talking about how life is often lived on two mountains. Read more...

Please join us live at 9:30am for Sunday Mass. I look for to celebrating Mass virtually this weekend.

God Bless,

Fr. Brendan
Fr. Brendan will begin this new series that will invite us all to think and to pray about heading onto the second mountain. This series, presented by Fr. Brendan, will run for four sessions, May 12, May 14, May 19 and May 21 at 9:30 am. Sessions will be live-streamed and the recorded sessions will be available shortly.
The Real Presence (continued)  
by the Committee on Doctrine of the USCCB 
Does the bread cease to be bread and the wine cease to be wine?  
Yes. In order for the whole Christ to be present—body, blood, soul, and divinity—the bread and wine cannot remain, but must give way so that His glorified Body and Blood may be present. Read More

A video message from Bishop Cantu on planning for the reopening of parishes. Click here

Join us via Livestream for the Annual Memorial Day Mass at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in the All Saints Chapel. Bishop Oscar Cantu will be the celebrant. The livestream Mass will start at 11 am on Monday May 25, 2020.

All high school youth are welcome to join in on our Zoom meetings on Sunday at 7:00 pm. Contact Row for Zoom meeting details.

 Our next Edge Zoom youth night will be on Wednesday, May 27 th at 7:00 pm. All middle school youth are welcome to join in. Contact Row for Zoom meeting details.
A Mass Intention is a specific offering of a mass in honor of or in memory of someone by name at a specific mass time on a specific date. Read More

Despite the Covid-19 Shelter in Place order the call to serve the needy remains, possibly now more than ever as together we people of God chart these untested waters. We are connected to all people from every walk of life as together we pray for an end to the coronavirus. 

Recently a number of parishioners have been inquiring as to how they might reach out to our sisters and brothers living in the margins. Presently there are several local service providers, not affiliated with Holy Spirit Parish Social Ministries in need of immediate help. Read More...
Sacraments of Baptism and Matrimony updates:  
(05.10.2020) As of the present, while shelter-in-place still being upheld, the Rites of the Sacrament of Baptism and Matrimony are postponed until further notice.

Nevertheless. we still are offering Baptismal Preparation Class and Marriage Preparation via Zoom. For more information and for any questions about the Sacraments, please contact Father Edgar at edgar.elamparo@DSJ.org or through his office phone (408) 997-5107. 
Holy Spirit Parish
1200 Redmond Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-5101