Community Life

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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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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We Broke a Record!

Lenten Fish Fry Way to Go and Thank You! A huge THANK YOU to all who helped support this year’s fish fry fundraiser on Friday, March 24th. A record was set by serving over 500 people—absolutely crushing the 400 served last year, which had been our highest number to date. All money raised through ticket…

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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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Thank You!

From our pastor, Fr. Brian Fier: A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who participated in last Sunday’s 3rd Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser — from the Knights of Columbus, Washburn McReavy Funeral Homes, our parish staff, the 70+ volunteer workers, the 800+ people who enjoyed the meal, and many more who contributed to the success of…

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Forty-nine Years and Counting

Mine has been an eventful year (plus a few months) at this parish! I can honestly write that it has not ever been dull. Parishioners have continued to be supportive and helpful—incredibly so, and I am grateful. I am especially enjoying the 50th Anniversary Planning Committee in action. They are detail-oriented, committed and hard working—all…

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Creation of “Mary’s Alcove!”

Dear Fellow Parishioners: In the spirit of the Advent season, the prophet Isaiah has proclaimed “Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.” Centuries later, John the Baptist continued Isaiah’s message (see Isaiah 11 and 35 for the full texts) inviting all to get ready for the coming of our Lord and Savior.…

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Dinner Club

If you enjoy good food and lively conversation, check out Dinner Club! They meet each month, except June and August, for a delicious meal and good company. All menus and recipes are provided. They take turns hosting (usually a group of eight) and share the cost. Each guest prepares part of the meal and the…

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Dear Parishioners

An Important Message from Fr. Brian Fier

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Happy Birthday to Us!

Feast of St. Edward—Celebration! What a joyous, beautiful day! Our 49th celebration began with “Mass on the Grass” that offered truly inspiring music from over 40 singers and musicians. As households of all ages and sizes worshiped under the sun, an inspiring homily was shared and an awesome Mass was celebrated. Very special thanks to…

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