Community Life

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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Budget

Dear Fellow Parishioners: Ever since the worldwide financial crisis in the late 2000s all of us have had to pay a little closer attention to our finances. Even here at the Church of St. Edward we have had to “tighten our belts” these past years. Once we had an annual budget that approached $2,000,000. Now…

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Fish Fry Success!

From Patrick Smalley Director of High School Faith Formation & Young Adults Thank you to all who came out to our Fish Fry fundraiser last weekend! We served just over 400 people! Our goal was to raise $5,000 for this summer’s high school mission trip, and it is looking like we will reach that goal.…

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Lenten Fish Fry

Lent Means FISH FRY! Friday, March 11, 5:00 to 7:00 PM Experience this mouth-watering, delicious Lenten tradition the St. Edward’s way! An annual parish event that is sure to leave you full and satisfied, 2016’s Fish Fry will be Friday, March 11, from 5:00-7:00pm and will feature great food, raffles and music in St. Edward’s…

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Annual All-Parish Pancake Breakfast!

Thanks to all who supported this event, held January 17th at the Knights of Columbus Dining Hall and sponsored by our Worship Committee and the St Edward’s Knights of Columbus Round Table. Proceeds from the event will be used to retire the loan on our new grand piano. Over 700+ guests braved the frigid cold…

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All You Can Eat Pancakes!

Bring your family, friends and appetite! Join the celebration at St. Edward’s All Parish Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, January 17th at the Bloomington K of C Hall (1114 American Blvd West) from 8:00am to 12:30pm. The “All You Can Eat” breakfast will feature the locally famous Knights of Columbus pancake recipe, 78th Street Meat Market’s…

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Happy Kwanzaa

Regardless of our background, we join our fellow African Americans in celebrating their heritage and culture. This week-long celebration is held in the United States and in other nations of the Western African diaspora in the Americas. Observed from December 26 to January 1, the focus is on honoring the principles of unity, self-determination, collective…

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From Mary Pat Potts

Dear St. Edward’s Parishioners, “It is with very mixed emotions that I write this farewell to all you good people of St. Ed’s. I have enjoyed 13 years working here at St. Ed’s, wearing various different hats, & sometimes all at once! I have loved every minute of my time working with all of the…

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St. Edward’s Advent & Christmas Newsletter

St. Edward’s Advent & Christmas newsletter has been mailed to all registered households. Readers will find a note from St. Edward’s pastor along with a complete Advent & Christmas liturgical calendar. The electronic version of the newsletter is just a click away: Advent & Christmas 2015. There are so many interesting articles, including: Making Beautiful…

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76 Dressers Built!

Wow! A total of 76 dressers were assembled October 25th for Bridging! Teams of parishioners of all ages used enthusiasm and fortitude to build dressers out of kits purchased by St. Edward’s Church. Fran Heitzman, founder of Bridging, and Diana Dalsin, Bridging’s Community Relations Manager, were on hand to pump up an already motivated group…

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