Weekly eBulletin - December 6th, 2020
Second Sunday of Advent

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you for being a part of our community and your continued support and generosity to Holy Spirit Parish. Your support through time, talent and treasure is what fills our community with life and love. Thank you! Read more...

To download this weekend's worship aid, click here.

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
Guess what you said you missed the most in the community survey? It’s no surprise that it was coming to mass in person! The second most popular response was our community and hospitality events. In response, we have a wonderful array of events scheduled in the coming weeks, starting with "Coffee, Ritche, and Me." To find our more or to sign up click here.
Retirement Fund for Religious
Next week, our second collection will be in support of the Retirement Fund for Religious. Your gift helps provide medications, nursing care and other necessities. Donate here.
Preparing for Advent Together
The Season of Advent is designed to be a time of fine-tuning our Christian attitude of hopeful, joyful watching. To join and learn more about the parish-wide Advent Mission, click here.
Immaculate Conception 
The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary is the Patronal Feast day of the United States of America. Read more...
Christmas may look different this year, but we can still come together and celebrate as a community. Please join us for our first ever Christmas Lights Car Parade on December 20th, from 6pm-7pm.
Decorate your vehicle with lights, ornaments, and a sign with your family’s name on it. Fr. Ritche and Fr. Edgar will be hosting the parade through the Church parking lot. The family with the most festive car will receive a blessing for their Christmas tree from Fr. Ritche and Fr. Edgar. To register, click here.
Please pray for those who have asked for our prayers:
Maria Luisa Blanco Agoitia
Rose Dennis
Leonard & Doree Goscila
Mary Hunter
Terry Oliver
Bill Sterner
Terry Whittlesey
All who are sick with the Coronavirus
And all those listed in the Book of Prayers

And for those who have recently died:
Martin Nutt
Advent is upon us!
In our time of preparation, 3sixty and Edge provides a great avenue for prayer and reflection. High schoolers and middle schoolers are welcome to join in on their respective ministries.

Upcoming Youth Ministry Gatherings
3sixty Zoom gathering: Sunday, December 6th at 7:00pm
 Edge Zoom gathering: Wednesday, December 9th at 7:00pm
Sacred Heart
Toy Drive
The Christmas holidays are here, and our Toy Drive has a new look. Please see how you can help the children in our community have presents under their tree. click here.

Holiday Volunteering
Give the gift of your time and volunteer at Sacred Heart’s Holiday Program. You will help fill food boxes with ingredients for holiday dinners, stack boxes and help distribute food to clients. click here.
Gifts of Opportunity
Holy Spirit Church is once again excited to offer our community the opportunity to give the gift of lasting change! Read more...
Holy Spirit School opened our doors 20 years ago! Are you part of the story?? We are looking for our alum and alum families as we plan ways to commemorate this special occasion. If you were ever a part of Holy Spirit School's community, please check in with us ... where are they now?
Holy Spirit Parish
1200 Redmond Avenue
San Jose, CA 95120
(408) 997-5101