Administration

Apostolic Blessing

Pope Francis sent a blessing for our 50 years as a parish! This blessing document will be professionally framed soon, to be displayed in the foyer. Text: The Holy Father Francis cordially imparts the requested Apostolic Blessing to The Church of St. Edward Bloomington, Minnesota on the occasion of 50th Anniversary Founding of Parish Church…

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day Our church building and parish office will be closed on Monday, May 29th, for the Memorial Day holiday. The chapel will be open from about 8:30am to about 9:00pm. Please note that the rosary will NOT be led at 6:30pm in our chapel on Memorial Day. Memorial Day Masses—May 29th Resurrection Cemetery (2101…

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National Collection

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception The Bishops of the United States have approved a special one-time second collection to take place in parishes across the nation on Mother’s Day 2017 to support the mosaic ornamentation of the Trinity Dome, the crowning jewel of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the…

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Unbound

On the weekend of May 6/7 a visiting priest will be at all Masses to tell us more about the work being accomplished by Unbound. Founded by lay Catholics, Unbound is an organization that has served more than 600,000 children, youth and elderly in 19 developing countries since 1981, empowering them to make more choices…

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Catholic Home Missions Appeal

This weekend (April 29/30) we will take up the Catholic Home Missions Appeal. Right now, over 40 percent of dioceses in the United States are considered home missions because they are unable to fund essential pastoral work needed in their communities. Support of this appeal helps ease the struggle of these dioceses. Please prayerfully consider…

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“Mary’s Alcove”

Dear Fellow Parishioners, Recently parish leaders have entered into a discussion of “Mary’s Alcove,” our upcoming chapel renovation. I encourage everyone to go back to my December 11, 2016 bulletin column to better understand the parameters of this project. Here are a few highlights from my past article: Why? Here are some of the reasons…

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Photographs: A Window to Our Parish

What personal value do photographs hold for you? I’m betting that certain photographs are a window into what most influences your life. Cherished photographs, and even those you’ve captured with your smart phone but will never actually print and frame, hold important memories and help shine a light on your priorities. They show who and…

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Dudley Emergency Fund & Holy Thursday

Special Collection on Holy Thursday A special collection will be taken on Holy Thursday (April 13) for the Dudley Emergency Fund. Parish families in need are often helped via this special parish fund. Donations of any amount are appreciated by those experiencing hardship. If you know of anyone in our parish struggling to make ends…

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Holy Land Collection

The Pontifical Good Friday Collection for the Holy Land takes place in parishes on Good Friday, April 14th. Pope Francis has asked parishes to support this collection to help Christians in the Holy Land. This year, in response to the U.S. Bishops’ call to solidarity with suffering refugees and persecuted peoples, including Christians, in the…

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We Are Hiring!

Director of Social Justice Support, coordinate and shape all actions connected to the ministries of Social Justice and Charity Outreach. Director of Community Life Oversee, support, coordinate, and develop parish and fundraising events. More Information Read whole job descriptions on the archdiocesan career page (follow purple links above). Email (or mail) a cover letter, resume,…

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