Administration

VEAP’s Summer Youth Food Drive

VEAP’s Summer Youth Food Program provides groceries for breakfast and lunch to school-aged child needing assistance during the summer months when school is not in session. Pre-packed bags include shelf stable items as well as seasonal produce, bread and milk. Parents are able to provide breakfast and lunch meals for their children, without having to…

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You Have the Key

The Keys: One morning, early in her career, a teacher arrived at school early and was surprised to see a youngster anxiously waiting at the door. “It’s locked,” the student said as the teacher tried the door. In the teacher’s words: I began to fumble for my keys and the child immediately brightened. “You’re a…

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Thank You Blood Donors

There were plenty of donors for St. Edward’s May Blood Drive. In fact, every open time slot was filled well in advance! We are grateful to Memorial Blood Centers and Judy G. for coordinating the drive, and to all who donated. Every two seconds someone needs blood–from premature infants, to friends and neighbors battling cancer,…

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With Great Hope

Dear Fellow Parishioners: This weekend marks a time of new beginnings. Our “50-day” party ends as our Easter season comes to a close. We have had the opportunity to once again look back on the early years of the Church. Our journey through the Acts of the Apostles followed Peter and Paul, the pillars of…

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Happy Mother’s Day

Dear Fellow Parishioners: This Mothers’ Day we honor our Blessed Mother Mary as well as motherhood. Consider the following reflection from author Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle. Enjoy! Fr. Brian How can the Virgin Mother of God, the first disciple, a member of the Holy Family, and the Mother of the Church also be my mother? How…

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Pizza Rev Fundraiser

We raised some dough alright—$301.10 to be exact! This very low-overhead fundraiser was held on Sunday, May 1st. We are grateful to all who supported our youth! Proceeds will go towards costs associated with this summer’s youth mission trip to Perryville, AK—where high schoolers will experience hands-on interactive programs and activities that promote sustainable solutions…

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Catholic Home Missions Collection

St. Edward’s parishioners donated $1,419.21 to Catholic Home Missions Collection on April 23/24. Thanks to all who contributed. That support for home mission dioceses in the United States funds essential ministries, including seminary education and lay ministry training.

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Thank You Troop 374!

Two oak boxes and three beautiful tote trees were personally delivered on April 22nd from Nate B. and Boy Scout Troop 374 to St. Edward’s Church! An Eagle Scout project for Nate, he worked with his troop to produce these exceptional products for our parish. The carpentry work is excellent. We will use the bins…

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Thank You from VEAP

Dear Fellow Parishioners: As our month of April slips away, I want to share a recent letter from our local non-profit human service organization—VEAP (Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People). Great work is being done to care for our needy neighbors! Easter peace, Fr. Brian Fier Dear Father Fier: Thank you for your support of VEAP.…

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Tootsie Roll Drive

The Knights of Columbus will pass out Tootsie Rolls after Masses this weekend (April 23/24). If you would like to contribute to their free will offering, all proceeds are used for programs for people who are intellectually challenged.

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