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Iglesia la Santisima Trinidad • Simbahan ng Santisima Trinidad
• Tasi Tolu Pa’ia
May 17, 2015
Most Holy Trinity’s Mission says:
We discover and proclaim God's Love through
Worship, Prayer, Study and Good Works
Worship Schedule/Horario de Misas:
Saturday Vigil Masses
4:15 pm (Vietnamese)
6 pm (English) / 7:30 pm (Spanish)
Sunday Masses
8:00 am, 9:30 am, 6:00 pm (English)
11:00 am (Spanish) / 12:30 pm (Filipino)
3:45 pm, 7:30 pm (Vietnamese)
Daily Masses
8:00 am (English)
5:30 pm (Vietnamese except Wed.)
Novena & Mass of Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Wednesday at 5:30 pm
Confessions / Confesiones
Saturday at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
or by appointment
Parish Office Hours / Horario de Oficina
Saturday 10 am to 2 pm
Sunday: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm
Tuesday thru Friday: 9:30 am to 7:00 pm
Monday: CLOSED
La Declaración Misionera de la Parroquia dice:
Descubrimos y proclamamos el amor de Dios por
medio de Alabanza, Oración, Estudio y Buenas
(Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam)
Fr. Robert A. Fambrini, S.J. Pastor ext 114
Fr. George Wanser, S.J. ext 116
Fr. Duc Vu, S.J. ext 117
Fr. Vincent Duong, S.J. ext 123
Fr. Manol Montesclaros, SJ ext 100
Br. Jim Sanders, S.J. ext 100
Deacon Vicente R. Perez ext 112
Deacon Ruben Solorio ext 100
Deacon Juan Aquino ext 100
Deacon Dung Tran ext 100
Sr. Maria Goretti Nguyen, L.H.C. ext 110
Sr. Mary Margaret Phan, L.H.C. ext 115
Porty Nevarez, ext 126
It is preferred that an envelopes be used at all times especially when tithing
in cash regardless of amount so we can service you better. Please include
your name and address CLEARLY on the envelopes.
Total: $ 20,311
Tithe: $ 2,031.10 BFP/Church Improvements
This past week the priests and deacons of this parish have contributed $280
from their ministries to support the mission of Most Holy Trinity Church
Thank you for sharing God’s gifts, Just as He has shared them with you!
Church members should teach their children to tithe, explain it to
others and set good examples themselves.
Welcome, New Parishioners
Please fill out a registration located at the Church
entrances or on pg 6 of bulletin. You may drop it
off in the Parish Office.
¡Bienvenidos, Nuevos Parroquianos!
Favor de llenar la forma de registración
localizada en las entradas de la Iglesia o en
página 6 de boletín. Dejen la en la Oficina de la
2040 Nassau Drive, San Jose, CA 95122 • Telephone: (408) 729-0101 • FAX: (408) 258-4131
Worship & Prayer
May 17 - 24, 2015
For staff contact or more Parish information
visit our websit: www.mht-church.org
8:00 AM:
8:00 AM:
18, 2015
19, 015
Tere Loaiza B-day
Anwer Habbo 
8:00 AM:
20, 2015
Ana Vargas 
5:30 PM:
8:00 AM:
Hector Morales 
8:00 AM:
21, 2015
Dominador Panis
Jose Vargas 
22, 2015
Robustiana Agdipa
All W/Cancer Sick/
8:00 AM:
23, 2015
Mr/Mrs Tabayoyong 
Mr/Mrs O Comen 
Meliana Naces 
Acts 1:15-17, 20a, 20c-26; Ps 103:1-2,
11-12, 19-20; 1 Jn 4:11-16; Jn 17:11b-19;
or, for Ascension, Acts 1:1-11; Ps 47:2-3,
6-9; Eph 1:17- 23 or Eph 4:1-13 [1-7, 1113]; Mk 16:15-20
Acts 19:1-8; Ps 68:2-3ab, 4-5acd, 6-7ab;
Jn 16:29-33
Acts 20:17-27; Ps 68:10-11, 20-21;
Jn 17:1-11a
Acts 20:28-38; Ps 68:29-30, 33-36ab;
Jn 17:11b-19
Acts 22:30; 23:6-11; Ps 16:1-2a, 5, 7-11;
Jn 17:20-26
Acts 25:13b-21; Ps 103:1-2, 11-12, 1920ab; Jn 21:15-19
Acts 28:16-20, 30-31; Ps 11:4, 5, 7;
Jn 21:20-25
Vigil: Gn 11:1-9 or Ex 19:3-8a, 16-20b
or Ez 37:1-14 or Jl 3:1-5; Ps 104:1-2, 24,
35, 27-30; Rom 8:22-27; Jn 7:37-39
Day: Acts 2:1-11; Ps 104:1, 24, 29-31,
34; 1 Cor 12:3b-7, 12-13 or Gal 5:16-25;
Jn 20:19-23 or Jn 15:26-27; 16:12-15
The Ascension of the Lord
May 17, 2015
Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved.
— Mark 16:16
Catholic Cemeteries of the
Diocese of San Jose
Here to Serve You
La Ascensión del Señor
Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Los Altos 650-428-3730
Calvary Cemetery, San Jose 408-258-2940
St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Milpitas
17 de mayo de 2015
El que crea y se bautice, se salvará.
— Marcos 16:16
Pre-Need Arrangements at Time of Death, contact:
Teresa Huyen Nguyen at [email protected] or 408-296-9895
Lord, teach me to be generous. Teach me to serve you as you deserve. To give and not to count the cost, To fight and not to heed
the wounds, To toil and not to seek for rest, To labor and not to seek reward, Save that of knowing that I do your will. AMEN
Worship & Prayer
Open Registrations for First
Communion, Confirmation, RCIA
Children and Adults
Our Religious Education Program will be giving applications
for all grades and for all Sacraments beginning the Week of
May 17, 2015 at the Parish Office until June 30, 2015
Pick up your form and make an appointment with the director
for more details.
Our program is a two year program, Parent participating at
Adult Formation sessions is required for the two years. We
offer our program on Sunday in Spanish at 9:00am and English
at 10:45am.
Confirmattion Requirements
Each candidate from Track “A” and Track “B” are required to
attend the 6:00pm Mass every Sunday for the two years
RCIC Requirements
RCIC families are required to attend the 9:30am Mass every
Sunday and attend and participate as a family in the weekly
RCIA Requirements
All participants needs to attend the Tuesday sessions every
week and show interest and participate actively, it is a
requirement to attend Mass a t MHT.
Inscripciones Abiertas Para Primera
comunión, confirmación, Niños y
Adultos RICA
Go Deeper To See God
through Daily Life
Retreat at Home.
Learn how you can use the Ignatian
Spiritual Exercises in your daily life to
help you know more about yourself, grow
in spiritual maturity, and build a close
relationship with Jesus. Come to a
workshop on Saturday, May 30, 11:30am2pm at Most Holy Trinity Parish Community Center, San Jose.
Facilitator: Fr. Rober Fambrini S.J., Pastor. A simple lunch
will be served. There is no charge but donations will be
accepted. For more information, please call one of the
following: Margarita Hua 408-623-0838, Sharon
Bouska 408-978-8159, Kathy Myers408-476-1514.
Nuestro Programa de Educación Religiosa estará dando
aplicaciones para todos los grados y para todos los sacramentos
comenzando la semana del 17 de mayo de 2015 a la Oficina
Parroquial hasta el 30 de Junio, 2015.
Recoja su forma y haga una cita con el director para más
Nuestro programa es un programa de dos años, los padres
estarán envueltos participando en sesiones de formación para
adultos por los dos años. Ofrecemos nuestro programa el
domingo en Español 9:00 am y 10:45 am en Ingles.
Requisitos de Confirmacion
Todos los candidates del Track “A” y el Track “B” se requerira
que asistan a la Misa de 6:00pm los domingos durante el
proceso de dos anos.
Todos los participantes necesitaran participar en las sesiones de
los Lunes cada semana y mostrar interes, es un requisite que
asistan a Misa en MHT.
Good Works
MHT Parish Festival
Save the Date: Sept 25,26 and 27
On Sunday, May 31, at 12:15pm in the MHT gym, PACT will
host a forum on the President's administrative relief on DAPA
and DACA that could benefit tens of thousands in our
immigrant community right here in this county. There will be
an update on the latest news around immigration, and an
immigration lawyer will be present. Please join us.
CalFresh Program
El domingo, 31 de mayo a las 12:15pm en el gimnasio, PACT
tendrá un foro sobre el alivio administrativo del presidente
Obama sobre DAPA y DACA que podría beneficiar a decenas
de miles de personas en nuestra comunidad inmigrante aquí en
este condado. También se informará a la gente de las noticias
más recientes y un abogado de inmigración estará presente.
Por favor, únase a nosotros ese día.
CalFresh is a nutrition program that allows low income
individuals, families and seniors to buy food with a debit card
at grocery stores, farmers markets, or other locations that sell
food. This is a worry free way to help people in need. More
than 50% of eligible people in our region are not receiving
CalFresh benefits. A family of three could qualify for up to
$511 per month in CalFresh and may not know it. Second
Harvest Food Bank is helping community members apply for
CalFresh. For more information about CalFresh or other free
food programs, call Second Harvest Frood Bank’s Food
Connection hotline at 1-800-984-3663.
The Food Bank will be at the Most Holy Trinity Pantry to help
with application assistance on the 3rd Tue of each month from
2:30pm to 5pm.
Attention Registered MHT
Parishioners Volunteers Needed
Parish Finance Committee
When you apply, you will need a social security number, photo
ID’s for each adult, proof of income (for the past 30 days), and
proof of housing expenses and address.
If you are a registered parishioner of MHT, we invite you to
volunteer your time and talent by serving your church as
member of our Parish Finance Council. We need volunteers
to fill vacant slots.
CalFres es un programa de nutrición que permite la gente de
bajos ingresos y personas mayores a comprar comida con la
tarjeta de debito en los mercados de agricultores y tiendas de
comestibles y otros lugares que venden alimentos. Mas de 50%
de gente elegible en nuestra región no están recibiendo
CalFresh beneficios. Una familia de tres puede calificar y
recibir $511 por mes. Second Harvest Food Bank esta
ayudando miembros de la comunidad para aplicar para
CalFresh. Para mas informacion de CalFresh o otros programas
de comida, llame a Second Harvest Food Bank Connection a 1800-984-3663.
Qualifications: Demonstrate skills or expertise in accounting,
management and/or finance, or possess professional
knowledge and experience in either engineering, construction,
maintenance, or purchasing. Must not be an employee of
MHT or a family member or relative of MHT employee.
Willingness to undergo a fingerprinting.
Term - Member shall serve for a term of three years beginning
July 1, 2015 and may serve for another term.
El Banco de alimentos va a estar en nuestra Despensa de
Comida el 3r Martes del Mes de 2:30pm a 5pm.
Meeting Attendance: Parish Finance Council meets on
Saturday of every other month from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM at
the Parish Office/Trinity Center.
Cuando aplicas, necesitas números de seguro social,
identificación con foto para cada adulto, prueba de ingresos (de
los últimos 30 días) y prueba de pagos de casa, y su domicilio
If willing to serve and volunteer, please email your intent/
interest and your Resume to Father Bob at [email protected] by Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Resume will be
evaluated and qualified applicants will be invited to interview.
For staff contact or more Parish information
visit our websit: www.mht-church.org
Good Works
Habitat for Humanity
Gabriel Project
Helping Pregnant
Mothers in Need
Habitat for Humanity is a Christian-based, non-profit
organization best known for building affordable housing,
empowering families through homeownership and
transforming communities through neighborhood
improvement projects.
Need Help? If someone you know is
pregnant and needs emotional or
material support, please call the Gabriel
Project Helpline at (408) 214-2324
Are you currently renting? Would you like to own your home?
Our Homeownership Program offers families beautiful new
and renovated homes for no-profit mortgages, no money down
and at affordable sales prices. Habitat currently has homes for
sale in Livermore and Martinez and are accepting applications
for our 30 home development in Fremont.
Want to Volunteer? If this speaks to
your heart, you can volunteer to help by
becoming a mentor to a pregnant mother in need or by
becoming a parish ambassador to help get others involved.
Please contact [email protected] or call (408) 620-4120
and visit www.dsj.org/social-ministry/gabriel-project
Feel free to contact Hannah Garza at 408-620-3413 or
[email protected] for more information on Habitat’s
services or to locate a neighborhood association near you!
Society of Saint Vincent De Paul
Most Holy Trinity Conference
Are you in need of monetary or food assistance? We
may be able to help you. We provide assistance with
food, utilities, transportation and other expenses. Please
call(408) 930-4241 and leave a message and phone
number so we can help you. You can use the same
number to volunteer or make donations (including
cars). For cash donations, please use the SVdP
envelopes available in the church and parish
office. Address checks to the Society of St Vincent de
Paul of Santa Clara County: Most Holy Trinity
Items available for use: 2 Walkers ( Need twin mattress)
Needed during the week: Retired folks for home visits
and young men to drive the truck and unload food
¿Le necesitan ayuda alimentaria o monetaria?
Podemos ser capaces de ayudarle. Proveemos la ayuda
de la comida, utilidades, transporte y otros gastos. Por
favor llame (408) 930-4241 y deje un mensaje y su
número de teléfono para que podamos ayudarle. Puede
utilizar el mismo número para ser voluntario o hacer
donaciones (incluyendo los coches). Para donaciones de
dinero, por favor utilice los SVdP sobres disponibles en
la iglesia y oficina de la parroquia. Expida el cheque a
Sociedad de San Vicente de Paúl de Santa Clara County:
Conferencia de Santísima Trinidad. Artículos
disponibles para su uso: 2 Walkers (necesita doble
colchón) Durante la semana: retirados para visitar casas
y los hombres jóvenes para conducir el camión y
descargar la comida
Most Holy Trinity School
Every Friday Nite!
In The Trinity Center
$250 Jackpots
Doors Open at 5pm
All proceeds help families who need
financial support for tuition.
For staff contact or more Parish information
visit our websit: www.mht-church.org
Most Holy Trinity Principal’s
Letter to the Parish
Most Holy Trinity Preschool
Most Holy Trinity Preschool is now accepting registrations
and deposits for the next session starting in August of
2015. We accept children who are 2 years and 9 months of
age and "potty-learned". For more information and to
schedule a tour please contact the Director, Yvette Sousa,
at [email protected] or 408-929-2287.
In expressing this hope, I likewise pray that each individual
member of the faithful and every Church community will
undertake a fruitful Lenten journey. I ask all of you to pray for
Pope Francis
Warm wishes,
Yvette M. Sousa
Director Most Holy Trinity Preschool
2033 Nassau Dr., San Jose (just across from Parish office)
e-mail: [email protected] LIC#434412400
Dear Parishioners of Most Holy Trinity Church,
We have many exciting activities for our Most Holy Trinity students
during the Month of May.
Spirit Week will begin tomorrow and continue through Friday.
During the week, students will dress up in various costumes. Our
Student Council will pick the themes. We will also celebrate
International Day during the week. Students will wear a costume from
a country or culture of their choice.
Summer Literacy Program
Our Flores de Mayo Celebration this year will be on May 13th. We
will attend Mass in the morning.
Registration forms are now available for the Summer Literacy
Program that is sponsored by the Multi-Parish Cooperative of
our Deanery. Children who are at least 4 years old through
entering 5th grade are invited to register for basic literacy &
math enrichment along with values-based activities. Program
runs July 6 - July 30, Mon - Thu, 9am-1pm at five parish
Our 8th grade students are preparing for their graduation on June 4th
and planning their Dinner/Dance on June 3rd.
In Peace,
Karen Francois
For applications and more information contact Yvette Sousa
[email protected]<mailto:[email protected]> and 408-9292287 or Stela Garlit at email: [email protected]
Most Holy Trinity Catholic School, is a K-8 grade school. We admit students of any race, color, and national
and/or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to
students at the schools. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and/or ethnic
origin, age, sex or disability in administration of educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic
and other school-administered programs.
Thank you for joining us in prayer and sacrament.
Whether you are long-time residents or newly arrived in the Parish, if you are NOT registered, please complete the information below and place
in the offertory basket or bring to the Parish Office.
Phone: (
Head of Household
New Parishioner
Phone Number Change
New Address
e-mail address:
Please send Offertory envelopes
Health Ministry
May 17, 2015
17 de Mayo 2015
May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month
Presión arterial alta no controlada es la principal causa de
enfermedad cardíaca y accidente cerebrovascular. Hoy en día,
alrededor de 70 millones de adultos en los Estados Unidos
viven con la presión arterial alta. El centro para el control de
enfermedades (CDC) anima a todos que hagan una cosa para
reducir su presión arterial.
Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a leading cause of heart
disease and stroke. Today, about 70 million adults in the
United States are living with high blood pressure. To
recognize National Blood Pressure Education Month the CDC
encourages everyone to do one thing to reduce their blood
¿Sabía usted que hay 5 cosas que puedes hacer para bajar la
Did you know, there are 5 things you can do to lower your
1. Conozca sus números - sepa lo que significan sus números de
la presión arterial. Trabaje con su médico para bajar la presión
1. Know your numbers – know what your blood pressure
numbers mean. Work with your doctor to lower your blood
2. Coma bien - una dieta con exceso de sodio puede elevar la
presión arterial. Aumenta frutas y verduras.
2. Eat right – a diet with excessive sodium can raise your
blood pressure. Increase fruits and vegetables.
3. Manténgase activo - las personas que son más activas tienen
el pulso más bajo, esto puede ayudar a reducir la presión
arterial alta. Los adultos deben estar activos al menos 30
minutos al día durante 5 días a la semana.
3. Stay Active – people who are more active have lower heart
rates, which can help reduce high blood pressure. Adults
should be active at least 30 minutes a day for 5 days a week.
4. Reducir el estrés - Muchos responden a situaciones de estrés
comiendo más, menos ejercicio, bebiendo o fumando. Una
situación de estrés también puede aumentar la presión arterial
durante un corto período de tiempo. Busque maneras saludables
-como caminando - para ayudarle a lidiar con el estrés.
4. Reduce Stress – Many respond to stressful situations by
eating more, getting less exercise, drinking, or smoking. A
stressful situation can also increase blood pressure for a short
period of time. Look for healthy ways—like walking—to help
you deal with stress.
5. Tome su medicamento – siga las órdenes de su médico.
Tome su medicamento a la misma hora todos los días - no
omita su dosis.
5. Take Medication – follow your doctor’s orders. Take your
medication at the same time each day – don’t skip your doses.
¿Qué vas a hacer para reducir tu presión arterial?
For date and time see calendar on Community Room
Para fecha y horario mire el calendario en la ventana
del Community Room.
Se pide una donación $5
For More information contact/Para más
información llame a: Chris Rodriguez 408-921-0757