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Volunteers Needed for Mass & Reception for People with Special Needs

For over twenty years St. Edward’s Church has hosted a Mass for People with Special Needs. This year it will be held on Saturday, March 19th at 9:00am. Dc. Michael Powers, from the Ministry of the Deaf, will sign parts of the Mass and deliver the homily. St. Edward’s Children’s Choir will perform after Mass…

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The Importance of Adult Formation in the Catholic Church

From Judy Foster Director of Birth to Grade 8 Faith Formation & Children’s Sacraments I read an article recently from Fr. Bryan Massingale, from the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, relating a story of his sister’s decision to leave the Catholic Church and be re-baptized in the American Baptist Church. She was a not a “causal Catholic,”…

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News from a Former St. Edward’s Pastor

The following is a Facebook posting from Fr. Mike Tegeder, former pastor at St. Edward’s Church: This posting is from me. It is hard to share it. Ash Wednesday has the sober message, “remember that you are dust, and unto dust you shall return.” This always has an impact for me but this year even…

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Music to Our Ears

Breaking news!   As reported in our newest bulletin, individual donations collected this fall and winter, combined with St. Edward’s Pancake Breakfast profits, brought us to over 75% of the cost for our new Mason & Hamlin grand piano. Terrific news indeed! But it gets even better!  An anonymous donation was just received for the remaining…

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Great News!

Loaves & Fishes at St. Stephen’s Church Great news! A brand new coordinator for the Loaves & Fishes program at St. Stephen’s has stepped up. More information is pending. Stay tuned!

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2016 Archdiocesan Men’s Conference

All men are invited to the upcoming Men’s Conference where Bishop Cozzens will begin a new Archdiocesan initiative called The Catholic Watchmen which calls men to be protectors, providers and leaders of their family and parish. The conference includes: Mass, breakfast, dynamic speakers, and will be held on Saturday, February 27th from 8am-12:30pm in the…

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Faith Highlight!

St. Edward’s parishioner and Parish Council youth representative Andrew Johnson wrote this article as a trimester-end project in his Academy of Holy Angels Campus Ministry team course. Faith Highlight: Andrew Johnson ’16 It is a Wednesday night. At my church and many others, it is faith formation night. We gather with the Confirmation candidates, and…

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Your Guide to a Catholic Lent

What is Lent? Lent is the forty day liturgical season of fasting, special prayer and almsgiving in preparation for Easter. The name “Lent” is from the Middle English Lenten and Anglo-Saxon Lenten, meaning Spring. During this period we are called to fast and abstain. How can we follow these guidelines for a more meaningful lent?…

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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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Tuning into Contemporary Music Masses at St. Ed’s!

Our first quarter contemporary music Mass last Sunday featured an enthusiastic assembly of an estimated 700 worshipers! Many thanks to all the musicians who helped make beautiful, uplifting music together. In order to feature this type of Mass more frequently we will need more volunteers to play instruments and sing. If you play guitar, bass,…

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