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Bountiful Prayers

Prayers were bountiful for our eighth graders and Confirmation candidates last weekend! Our Facebook posting for prayers boasted a terrific “reach” (the number of people who saw our post in their News Feed). That posting also had one of the highest number of “Likes” on our Facebook page since we launched a few months ago.…

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Easter Has Arrived!

Dear Fellow Parishioners: Easter has arrived! Alleluia! Alleluia! Yes, it is wonderful to proclaim “ALLELUIA!” for the entire world to hear. Now the good work of managing this gift/responsibility called “the Church” continues. We are given 50 days to ponder the great mystery of the Church. A few tidbits before we continue our Easter journey…

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Building & Grounds Input Wanted

Your Building and Grounds Committee seeks input and suggestions on what to do with the eroding cement barriers in front of the lower level (east) church entrance. This is not an urgent issue; nor is it an expensive one. But eventually these barriers will simply collapse, and we shouldn’t wait that long. The question being…

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Divine Mercy Sunday

St. Peter’s Church in Richfield will offer a “Holy Hour and Reconciliation” from 2:00-4:00pm on Sunday, April 3rd, in celebration of Divine Mercy Sunday. Our own pastor, Fr. Brian Fier, will hear confessions at St. Peter’s Church that afternoon. St. Peter’s Church is located at 6730 Nicollet Ave South.

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Masonic Home Volunteers

Masonic Home Mass Volunteers Mass (or Communion Service) is celebrated every first and third Thursday at 9:45am for the residents and transitional care patients at the Masonic Home in Bloomington. Additional volunteers are needed to transport residents to and from their rooms at Mass time and/or bring Communion to residents on the second, fourth and…

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Don Hasbrouck

Please remember the family of Don Hasbrouck, former Parish Administrator at St. Edward’s Church, whose funeral will be held Friday, April 1st at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls, IA. Additionally, a casual “Celebration of Life” will be held on Saturday, April 2, from 1-4:00pm at the Knights of Columbus in Bloomington, MN.

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Mass of Devotion

Beginning the third Sunday of Easter, we will be using the remainder—Gloria, Alleluia, Holy, Memorial Acclamation, Amen—of Anthony Wittig’s “Mass of Devotion.” Click to hear the audio file of the Gloria below: By listening to this Gloria now, you will be able to more easily sing along on April 9/10. We hope to hear your…

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Terrific Work!

Thanks to Fr. Brian, Dc. Jim, Craig and Emma, and to Dc. Michael Powers from the Ministry of the Deaf, for a beautiful “Mass for People with Special Needs” on March 19th. Very special thanks to Karen A. and Phyllis H. and their crew of helpers for a fun and delicious reception! See photos on…

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Confidential Care, Prayer & Support

Stephen Ministers: Workshop St. Edward’s Church currently has 26 congregation members serving as Stephen Ministers—well-trained lay caregivers who provide high-quality, one-to-one Christian care to people experiencing various difficulties in life. These ministers come along AFTER a crisis and walk with people for as long as needed. If you would like to learn more about becoming…

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An Easter Prayer

Dear Fellow Parishioners, Once again we have embraced the Paschal Mystery. This past week we have celebrated Jesus’ life, death and resurrection. Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! An Easter Prayer Of all of God’s gifts Easter shows us our fate Forgiven we will rise And pass through Heaven’s gate This Easter remember The sacrifice of a Son…

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