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Global Solidarity Sunday

Global Solidarity Sunday is the weekend of March 25/26 in our archdiocese with the theme: “…I was blind and now I see” (Jn 9:25). This is an opportunity to reach out in solidarity to our brothers and sisters around the world, letting our light shine for those who still hunger and thirst for God’s mercy,…

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Featured in The Catholic Spirit!

Parishioner Jake L. was featured as part of The Catholic Spirit coverage of the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. Thanks, Jake, for all the food you transport from our parish to VEAP! And thanks to all our parishioners who donate food to help feed our neighbors!! Read: Parishes power Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign

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Fishing for Your Help

As many of you may already know, on Friday, March 24th, we have our annual Lenten Fish Fry! But do you know why we host a fish fry each year? We host a fish fry each year as a fundraiser for our high school youth ministry’s summer mission trip. But believe it or not, sometimes…

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From Bishop Cozzens

“Thank you so much for the warm welcome you gave me when I visited the Church of St. Edward on Ash Wednesday. It was very inspiring to see you as young people so involved in the celebration. Thank you also for the beautiful winter hat and shirt from Saint Edwards. I think there will still…

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Using Both Sides of Your Brain

Did you know that joining a choir provides serious intellectual stimulation, because when you make music you are using both sides of your brain simultaneously! Join St. Edward’s Festival Choir. Rehearsals are at 7:00pm on Thursdays—March 23 & 30, April 6—and Tuesday, April 11. The first three rehearsals are just thirty minutes with the last…

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Parishioner Help Needed

Eucharistic ministers, greeters and ushers are all needed during Holy Week. Parishioners are also needed during our Palm Sunday Masses on April 8/9 as cross bearers, gift bearers and for incense. Finally, extra help is needed at our Holy Thursday Mass at 6:30pm—cross, gifts, candles, altar dressing, flowers, and foot washing. Please use the sign…

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Daylight Savings Time

Be sure to set your clock one hour ahead before going to bed Saturday. Daylight savings time begins at 2:00am on Sunday, March 12th. A little daylight savings’ humor!

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Recycle Please

As you know, there are many reasons to recycle besides the good feeling you get from doing it! Recycling saves landfill space, conserves resource, and saves energy and water. Here at our parish, we offer ample opportunity to recycle. Sometimes, however, recyclables are placed in the wrong receptacle. This happens most commonly in the social…

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MN FoodShare

Second Sunday VEAP Food Drive March Goal: $100,000 Pounds Please bring food shelf donations to the big wooden boxes located in the foyer throughout the month of March. Donations benefit VEAP (Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People), our local food shelf organization. Most needed items include pantry staples like olive oil, pasta and flour as well…

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Thank You!

“Thank you so much for your recent gift of $800 to support the women of Ascension Place transitional housing program. We are thrilled to stock our move-out shelves with new household supplies! When women have stabilized and are ready to move out of Ascension Place into their own housing, your generous funding allows us to…

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