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St. Edward’s Advent & Christmas Newsletter

St. Edward’s Advent & Christmas newsletter has been mailed to all registered households. Readers will find a note from St. Edward’s pastor along with a complete Advent & Christmas liturgical calendar. The electronic version of the newsletter is just a click away: Advent & Christmas 2015. There are so many interesting articles, including: Making Beautiful…

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Loaves & Fishes Coordinators Needed

Step up, perhaps with a friend, to coordinate the Loaves & Fishes meal service at St. Stephen’s in Minneapolis, where the need is very great. St. Edward’s wonderful coordinators of ten years are stepping down at the end of December. For this outreach to continue we need NEW people to step in as leaders. The…

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Prayer Shawl Blessing

Prayer Shawls will be blessed at the 5:00pm Mass on November 14th. They are available for those in need of comfort in times of illness, surgery, depression or loss of a loved one. The shawl is a tangible expression of care from the St. Edward’s community. It creates a place of comfort and security, a…

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The Labyrinth

“The leaves are falling, the grass is dormant, and the geese (George and Gracie) have probably flown south for the winter.  Perhaps they will be back next spring, and perhaps the labyrinth will be back, too.  For now, it will remain somewhat visible until the snow falls.  Many thanks to all who have supported this…

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RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

From Fr. Brian Fier: What would you do in these situations? A twenty-plus-year-old man approaches the Church about getting married next spring. In the course of the meeting you learn that he was baptized as a child, and his family attended an Evangelical Christian Church. His fiancé is a practicing Catholic. He is open to…

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Book of Life

All are encouraged to add names of loved ones who have died this past year to the Book of Life, which is available near the baptismal font in St. Edward’s Church throughout November.

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Respect Life Baby Shower

Thanks to all who donated baby items or funds for St. Ed’s Respect Life Baby Shower! The mothers-to-be at Tapestry Life Care Center will be thrilled with this outpouring of loving support. Nearly $300 was also collected for the Life Care Center. Thank you for your generosity.

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76 Dressers Built!

76 Dressers for Bridging A total of 76 dressers for Bridging were assembled by St. Edward’s parishioners on October 25, 2015! St. Edward’s social hall was filled to the brim with people, boxes, hardware and activity. So many pitched in to help—lunch and refreshments were served, refuse collected, and assistance offered, with dressers rolled away…

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We Are Making a Difference!

To St. Edward’s Parishioners, Thank you for your support of VEAP (Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People). Your donation of back-to-school items, $13,000, and 1,500 pounds of food have been put to work right away to help low-income individuals and families put food on the table and remain stable in their housing. VEAP serves thousands of…

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Animal Blessing

Thanks to all who attended the Feast of St. Francis’ Blessing of the Animals on October 7th. There were dogs, puppies, cats, a rabbit, some gerbils and a goldfish! This was an all parish event and parishioners of all ages attended. Our Children’s Choir was fabulous and Father Brian and Deacon Jim presented a wonderful…

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