Pastor’s Desk 6.28.20

……from your Pastor’s Desk The Love of the Lord In the Gospel Reading, Jesus seems to recommend an inhuman attitude: you are not to love your mother or father or your child more than Jesus. In fact, you are not to love your own life more than Jesus. If you do, you will lose what

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The 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time Mass 2020

From Holy Spirit Facebook post 6/20/2020: Here is a link to this Sunday’s Mass video. https://youtu.be/rrrkfFWMIDQ Enjoy! And have a happy Father’s Day! You may also view the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time Mass video here:

Pastor’s Desk 6.21.20

……from your Pastor’s Desk HAPPY FATHER’S DAY I am constantly amazed at how God can bring good out of bad. Case in point, I can’t tell you how many fathers got to spend time with their children these last few months. Unplanned, of course, but to see them in the courtyard with their little ones

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Stations of the Cross: Overcoming Racism

Message to priests from Bishop Vasa (June 18, 2020): Fathers: In response to the issue of Racism in the US the Bishops of California have produced a 40 minute set of Stations based on Stations originally written by the Staff of the USCCB. Each Diocese and Eparchy participated. This is an important message for our

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Important Information for Church Volunteers

Very Important Information for Volunteers at Holy Spirit Parish Dear Holy Spirit Volunteers, All volunteers are required to be trained in the Holy Spirit COVID-19 protection plan and guidelines for re-opening church for Mass. Two documents (links below) constitute the mandatory training required, as outlined by the Diocese of Santa Rosa, for employees and all

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About Mass at Holy Spirit Parish

It is time! We are ready and awaiting your arrival at Mass at Holy Spirit! Thank you for filling out the survey. This has greatly helped in making sure we follow state/local and diocesan guidelines. You have been sent an email response of your scheduled mass time. Please if at all possible stay in your

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Corpus Christi Sunday Mass 2020

From Holy Spirit Facebook post 6/13/2020: Hello folks, Here is a link to the Mass for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi). Enjoy! https://youtu.be/qwcJWLUQ_eo You may also view the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) Mass video here:

Pastor’s Desk 6.14.20

……from your Pastor’s Desk NOT SET IN STONE – Mass Time on Saturday Moving the Saturday night Mass from 5pm to 7pm is on a trial basis. It is not the ‘11th Commandment’. A number of you have signed up for it already and I am aware that some are not pleased about it as

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Holy Trinity Sunday Mass 2020

From Holy Spirit Facebook post 6/6/2020: Here is a link to the Mass for the Solemnity of the Holy Trinity! https://youtu.be/e02T069Ezlc. Enjoy — and remember to complete your Mass preference survey so we can be ready to greet you next weekend, if you choose to come to the church. (We will continue to video the

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Pastor’s Desk 6.7.20

……from your Pastor’s Desk Beyond Human Reasoning The Holy Trinity, today’s feast, is quite beyond human reasoning. “Two is company, three is a crowd” is a popular expression. But the New Testament would have it otherwise. There, the figure three symbolizes completeness and perfect symmetry. The figure three appears at all the key moments of

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