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Transitions

July 31, 2015 Dear Fellow Parishioners: Yes, we all face changes. Beside God (and some say taxes) there are no constants in life. This month marks a big transition within my immediate family. After some sixty years of living in the same neighborhood — back in the mid-1950s my parents built one of the first…

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Reflections on our Youth Mission Trip to Philadelphia

July 28, 2015 by Matt Kenutis, Youth Ministry Assistant One of the difficulties of being a youth leader is that you don’t get to see your students much outside of the church setting. Occasionally you’ll get to see them at one of their sporting events or other extracurricular activities, but you don’t get to see…

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JOB OPENING: Assistant to the Director of SS-Gr.8 Faith Formation

July 28, 2015 Assistant to the Director of Sunday School – Grade 8 Faith Formation Purpose: To assist the Director of Faith Formation (SS – gr. 8) for scheduled Wednesday evening sessions (3-9 p.m.) and help the director choose, plan, and execute Middle Grades events. Representative Responsibilities: 10 hours per week on average, start date August…

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Children & Families Section Added to St. Ed’s Library

July 26, 2015 Check out our books for toddlers and young children in the parish library, room 101, by downstairs entrance. There are also very large books which work really well for reading to a group of children. The books include children’s bibles, Some Veggie Tales and lots of other great religious books for taking…

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Son Offers Gratitude to St. Ed’s Parish for Prayers & Support

July 20, 2015 Dear Church of St. Edward: I would like to thank St. Edward’s parish for praying for my mother, Kathryn Weis, since 2003. A lot of you don’t know the circumstances and probably wondered why she was on the prayer list for years; probably broke a record! She raised me as a single…

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Natural Family Planning Week July 19-25

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July 20, 2015 As Catholics we celebrate God’s vision of human sexuality through the teachings of Natural Family Planning, NFP. Every year we celebrate Natural Family Planning Week. This is a national education campaign designed to focus attention on Natural Family Planning promoted through the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities.…

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St. Eds Give to Social Justice and Charity Outreach

July 19, 2015 This year, St. Edwards gave a total of $62,000 for St. Ed’s to make a statement about how vital it is to our mission as Church to take care of those most vulnerable in our society. $30,000 was given at the beginning of the year to fund our St. Edward’s Social Justice…

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St. Ed’s Seeks Donation Supporters for Grand Piano

July 18, 2015 Your Help Would Be Grand The Kawai grand piano in our church was built in 1987 and was donated in 1990 in honor of past Music Director Larry Gully. After having served our parish for many years at multiple Masses each week, this piano has developed multiple problems including most significantly a cracked sound board…

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St. Edwards Creates Outdoor Prayer Labyrinth

July 16, 2015 Check out the south lawn where you will find a labyrinth mowed into the grass. A labyrinth is a circular path and a tool for prayer. The slow, meditative walk allows our bodies to be active while our minds are quiet, our hearts are open, and our souls are receptive. It is a…

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St. Ed’s to Offer Fall Cantor Training

July 15, 2015 At St. Eds we have a wonderful group of cantors who tirelessly lead the assembly in song at 3 Masses every weekend. Unfortunately, the size of this group has decreased to the point where we need additional cantors. This fall, we will offer a formal training program for cantors which includes an…

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