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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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Anointing Masses

Anointing Masses are being celebrated on these dates and in these locations: Thursday, May 12 at 9:45am, Founders’ Ridge Thursday, May 19 at 9:45am, Masonic Home Tuesday, June 7 at 6:30pm, St. Edward’s Chapel For seniors and all who are in need of anointing.

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Young at Heart Retreat

Our Young at Heart retreat on May 10th was a time of reflection. About 100 St. Edward’s parishioners joined about 50 Pax Christi parishioners to consider the modern day challenge of passing one’s faith to the next generation(s). Retreat facilitators discussed how this struggle can actually inspire personal growth and affirmed the importance of continuing…

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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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Next Book Discussion: The Paris Architect

Read “The Paris Architect” by Charles Belfoure and then join the book discussion on Monday, May 23, 7:00pm in St. Ed’s library. Book Description: Like most gentiles in Nazi-occupied Paris, architect Lucien Bernard has little empathy for the Jews. So when a wealthy industrialist offers him a large sum of money to devise secret hiding…

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Lonne Murphy

Please remember in prayer the family of Lonne Murphy, former Liturgist at St. Edward’s Church, whose funeral will be held Saturday, May 7th at 10:00am at Pax Christi in Eden Prairie. In addition, a vigil will be held on Friday from 5-7:00pm. Pax Christi is located at 12100 Pioneer Trail, Eden Prairie, MN 55347.

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Campamento 2016

A hardworking crew came to Cutting and Kitting night on May 2nd. They arrived with good scissors in hand and ready to make crafting kits! They got the job done in just one hour. It was a diverse group, with five quilters, one sixth grader, seven past travelers, and eighteen generous, industrious women. Everyone was…

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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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