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Chrism Mass

Dear Fellow Parishioners, This coming week an important celebration in the life of the Church takes place. Contrary to what the Irish might think, it is not St. Patrick’s Day. Contrary to what the Polish might think, it is not St. Joseph’s Day. What I am referring to is the annual celebration of the Chrism…

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College Care Packages

Another batch of college care packages may soon be prepared. To sign-up a student and/or make a donation to this ministry to help cover the cost of shipping and care package items, please contact Patrick Smalley at psmalley@stedwardschurch.org right away.

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Tuesday at St. Ed’s!

There will be a lot of activity at St. Ed’s on Tuesday, March 8th! Our Lenten Penance Services will be at 11am and 7pm. The Ministry of the Separated and Divorced will offer a presentation titled “Annulments: Fact vs. Fiction” at 6:30pm. And our March book discussion will take place at 7pm in the library.…

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Global Solidarity Sunday

This weekend (March 5/6) is Global Solidarity Sunday in our archdiocese. The theme is “Taste and see the goodness of the Lord.” This is a unique opportunity to share the “goodness of the Lord” in solidarity with your brothers and sisters overseas. Please support these outreach efforts generously. A second collection will be taken and…

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God is Wild About Us

St. Ed’s Sunday school children treated the congregation to song after Communion on February 28th. They sang, “God is Wild About Us”.

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Confirmation & Final Meeting with the Pastor

Dear Fellow Parishioners, April 24th will be a special day in the lives of fifty-two members of our parish family. On this day these individuals will gather with family and friends at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. Our Archbishop will preside over their Sacrament of Confirmation in which each of these ninth grade…

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Faith and Technology

From Patrick Smalley Director of High School Faith Formation and Young Adults In his most recent encyclical, Laudato Si’, Pope Francis points out the amazing technological advancements that have occurred in the past few hundred years which have greatly increased our quality of living. Thus, the ways in which we encounter and worship God have…

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No Laity Found to Bring Up Gifts to the Altar; Consecration Delayed

From Mychael Jones Liturgist The satirical website The Eye of the Tiber posted a humorous article addressing the often unsuccessful attempt in locating anyone willing to bring up the bread and wine for the presentation of the gifts at Mass. “Obviously the presentation is as important to the Mass as the consecration is…everyone knows that,”…

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A Toast to VEAP

Friday, February 26, 2016 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. VEAP: 9600 Aldrich Avenue South Tickets: $30 (Online Order Form) A Toast to VEAP promises to be a highlight of your winter festivities. The goal for this event is to raise $30,000 in one night! Help jumpstart our March Food Campaign and join us for a…

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Festival Choir

Enjoy a reserved seat on Easter Sunday! Join St. Edward’s Festival Choir. All adults, high school students and voice parts are welcome. Perfect for those who prefer a short-term commitment, there are just four rehearsals—March 3, 10, 17 & 22 from 7:00-7:30pm. Attendance at all four is not a requirement. The festival choir will sing…

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