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Fr. Mike’s Celebration of Life

We celebrated Fr. Mike Tegeder’s life on Wednesday, July 20th. So many pulled together to plan, prepare, coordinate and serve, including members of St. Edward’s staff (maintenance took on an especially big load and gosh did it show!) and a great many parishioners—sacristans, funeral hospitality members, musicians, choir members, greeters and ushers—truly too many to…

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In the News!

Excerpt from The Catholic Spirit’s “Catholics seeking to improve lives on mission trips say they’re changed as well” article dated July 21, 2016 Encountering Christ It’s not only in Africa that lives are being changed. St. Edward in Bloomington sends a group to Central America a few times a year to continue a 30-year-old relationship…

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Archdiocese Criminal Case Agreement

In June 2015, the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office brought civil and criminal charges against the Archdiocese alleging a failure to protect children in the handling of a former priest, Curtis Wehmeyer. In December 2015, the Archdiocese settled the civil claims and entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Ramsey County Attorney. The criminal case remained…

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A Tribute to Priests and Fr. Mike Tegeder

Priesthood They are my anointed ones, and I call them My Christs, because I have given them the office of administering Me to you, and have placed them like fragrant flowers in the mystical body of holy Church. The angel himself has no such dignity, for I have given it to those men whom I…

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Campamento 2016’s Travel Log

Campamento 2016 Women from St. Edward’s Church arrived at Teresa Toda on July 9th. Their expected return date is July 17th. They are providing a summer camp, called Campamento 2016, to one of our sister parishes—a home for very poor girls in the Dominican Republic run by Carmelite nuns. Excerpts from Campamento 2016’s Travel Log…

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Funeral Mass for Father Mike Tegeder

Please remember in prayer the family of Father Mike Tegeder, whose funeral will be held at St. Edward’s Church on Wednesday, July 20th at 7:00 PM. It is expected that Archbishop Hebda will preside. Visitation will take place from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, three hours prior. All are welcome to celebrate the life of our former…

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Thank You Stephen Ministers

Very special thanks to our Stephen Ministers for hosting a beautiful vigil prayer service last evening for St. Edward’s former pastor, Father Mike Tegeder. The candle lighting, music and prayers…all served to comfort those who are processing their feelings of grief for a man who will be deeply missed.

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Vigil Prayer Service for Fr. Mike Tegeder

Father Mike Tegeder passed away this morning (Saturday, July 9th). Please keep him and his family in your prayers. St. Edward’s Stephen Ministers will adapt their pre-scheduled prayer service to a vigil prayer service tomorrow (Sunday, July 10th). All are welcome. The rosary will be prayed in the church at 6:00pm followed by the vigil…

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Prayer Service for Fr. Mike Tegeder

St. Edward’s Stephen Ministers invite you to a prayer service for Fr. Mike Tegeder this Sunday, July 10th. The rosary will be prayed at 6:00pm followed by a prayer service at about 6:15pm, both in the church. Those who wish may move to the chapel for Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, which will begin soon after the prayer service…

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So Many Campamento Donations!

“Thank you parishioners for supporting Teresa Toda’s Campamento 2016 through your generosity. The girls at the Teresa Toda home will wear the donated shoes as part of their school uniform. Each shoe has another donation inside it…bandages, medicines, socks, and more. Dutch Christmas in July? Thank you for the towels, backpacks, vitamins, mattress pads, and…

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