Administration

2015 Catholic Services Appeal

March 13, 2015 St. Edward’s goal for this year is $82,764.00. If you have not made your contribution to the Catholic Services Appeal, please consider doing so now. When our parish reaches its goal, 25% of all funds received will be returned for use to support ministries in our parish. The Appeal funds services that…

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Make Stewardship Gifts a Breeze – Electronic Funds Transfers

February 27, 2015, by Sherrie Schroeder, Parish Administrator Electronic funds transfer is an easy way to be sure your Stewardship intention continues, even while you are away on a summer vacation. Our expenses don’t take a vacation and so this is one way that will allow us to do business as usual. Many households at St.…

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Pope Calls for Input Concerning Synod of Bishop – Interview

February 20, 2015, by Deacon Jim DeShane, Director of Pastoral Care & Marriage Coordinator Interim Director of Liturgy In light of the Popes call for our input concerning the upcoming Synod of Bishop this fall, I thought it might be helpful to share with you a part of an interview that Pope Francis gave to…

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St. Edwards to Jointly Retain Law Firm With Fellow Parishes

January 25, 2015 Dear Fellow Parishioners: At the end of November I wrote to you regarding an Archdiocesan meeting that several parishioners were inquiring as to whether we were going to attend or not. The following is an update. On December 11th a parish leader and I gathered with several other Arch- diocesan parishes at…

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2015 Catholic Services Appeal Underway

January 16, 2015 “Be Imitators of Christ.” The 2015 Catholic Services Appeal (CSA) is underway. The Appeal funds services that no one parish or individual can do alone and these services must go on despite these troubled times in our archdiocese. It is important to know that contributions to the Catholic Services Appeal are being used…

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Support for Those Affected by the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

January 18, 2015 Dear Fellow Parishioner: This weekend the Archdiocese has asked us to take up a second collection. Here is the request from Margaret Slawin from the Office of Development and Stewardship- I am writing to inform you of an additional special collection to provide support for those affected by the Ebola outbreak in…

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Share Your God-given gifts this Advent/Christmas Season

December 7, 2014 Dear Fellow Parishioners: Advent Greetings! How is your preparation for Christmas going? I imagine we all are feeling a tad overwhelmed by the busyness of the season. There is so much to do in so little time. Yes, it is a challenge to balance the many demands placed upon us. Consider just…

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Gratitude for Service

February 7, 2014 Just last weekend I welcomed Mr. Paul C. Hufnagle as our new parish trustee. I now have to announce that our other trustee Mr. Michael Barg has decided to resign. His two-year term has come to end and he has decided to focus his energies in other areas (e.g., he will continue…

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