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From Bishop Cozzens

“Thank you so much for the warm welcome you gave me when I visited the Church of St. Edward on Ash Wednesday. It was very inspiring to see you as young people so involved in the celebration. Thank you also for the beautiful winter hat and shirt from Saint Edwards. I think there will still…

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Using Both Sides of Your Brain

Did you know that joining a choir provides serious intellectual stimulation, because when you make music you are using both sides of your brain simultaneously! Join St. Edward’s Festival Choir. Rehearsals are at 7:00pm on Thursdays—March 23 & 30, April 6—and Tuesday, April 11. The first three rehearsals are just thirty minutes with the last…

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Parishioner Help Needed

Eucharistic ministers, greeters and ushers are all needed during Holy Week. Parishioners are also needed during our Palm Sunday Masses on April 8/9 as cross bearers, gift bearers and for incense. Finally, extra help is needed at our Holy Thursday Mass at 6:30pm—cross, gifts, candles, altar dressing, flowers, and foot washing. Please use the sign…

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Daylight Savings Time

Be sure to set your clock one hour ahead before going to bed Saturday. Daylight savings time begins at 2:00am on Sunday, March 12th. A little daylight savings’ humor!

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Recycle Please

As you know, there are many reasons to recycle besides the good feeling you get from doing it! Recycling saves landfill space, conserves resource, and saves energy and water. Here at our parish, we offer ample opportunity to recycle. Sometimes, however, recyclables are placed in the wrong receptacle. This happens most commonly in the social…

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MN FoodShare

Second Sunday VEAP Food Drive March Goal: $100,000 Pounds Please bring food shelf donations to the big wooden boxes located in the foyer throughout the month of March. Donations benefit VEAP (Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People), our local food shelf organization. Most needed items include pantry staples like olive oil, pasta and flour as well…

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Thank You!

“Thank you so much for your recent gift of $800 to support the women of Ascension Place transitional housing program. We are thrilled to stock our move-out shelves with new household supplies! When women have stabilized and are ready to move out of Ascension Place into their own housing, your generous funding allows us to…

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Worship & Technology

What do “Worship and Technology” have to do with each other? When you think about worship you probably think about attending Mass, praying, singing songs, and sharing in a time of communal praise to our God. When you think about technology you might think about your smartphone or television and likely think about computers and…

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2017 Cana Dinner

2017 Cana Dinner: “Building a Life Together” Renewal of Vows, Candlelight Dinner & Dance Saturday, February 25, 6:30 PM Every year, married couples gather at St. Edward’s Church to celebrate the Sacrament of Marriage, giving credit to the work of God’s spirit to enrich their partnership with commitment, trust and love. A brief but beautiful…

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Catholic Youth Camp

This summer—August 6-11—we are planning a trip to Catholic Youth Camp (CYC) in McGregor (MN) for students who are currently in grades 5-8. Our students will join campers from all over Minnesota for a week of cabin living, swimming, games, worship and so much more! There is a required $100 deposit and the total cost…

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