Pastoral Care

A Tribute to Priests and Fr. Mike Tegeder

Priesthood They are my anointed ones, and I call them My Christs, because I have given them the office of administering Me to you, and have placed them like fragrant flowers in the mystical body of holy Church. The angel himself has no such dignity, for I have given it to those men whom I…

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Funeral Mass for Father Mike Tegeder

Please remember in prayer the family of Father Mike Tegeder, whose funeral will be held at St. Edward’s Church on Wednesday, July 20th at 7:00 PM. It is expected that Archbishop Hebda will preside. Visitation will take place from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, three hours prior. All are welcome to celebrate the life of our former…

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Thank You Stephen Ministers

Very special thanks to our Stephen Ministers for hosting a beautiful vigil prayer service last evening for St. Edward’s former pastor, Father Mike Tegeder. The candle lighting, music and prayers…all served to comfort those who are processing their feelings of grief for a man who will be deeply missed.

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Vigil Prayer Service for Fr. Mike Tegeder

Father Mike Tegeder passed away this morning (Saturday, July 9th). Please keep him and his family in your prayers. St. Edward’s Stephen Ministers will adapt their pre-scheduled prayer service to a vigil prayer service tomorrow (Sunday, July 10th). All are welcome. The rosary will be prayed in the church at 6:00pm followed by the vigil…

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Prayer Service for Fr. Mike Tegeder

St. Edward’s Stephen Ministers invite you to a prayer service for Fr. Mike Tegeder this Sunday, July 10th. The rosary will be prayed at 6:00pm followed by a prayer service at about 6:15pm, both in the church. Those who wish may move to the chapel for Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, which will begin soon after the prayer service…

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In Our Prayers

Please remember those affected by the tragedy in Orlando on June 12, 2016

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Praying with the Labyrinth

The labyrinth at St. Edward’s Church is located on the south lawn, where it is mowed into the grass. A lawn ornament marks the opening. The design is a variation of the “classic” style labyrinth, which is patterned around a cross. As you walk the labyrinth, you might ponder God’s presence in the crosses of…

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Young at Heart Retreat

The “Young at Heart” retreat on May 10, 2016 (see photo below) was a time of affirmation for the importance of modeling faith for one’s family. Special thanks to Fr. Brian, Mary Boespflug, Jean Buell and the many volunteers who made the day so enjoyable for participants. Young at Heart (YAH) activities will resume in…

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Thank You Blood Donors

There were plenty of donors for St. Edward’s May Blood Drive. In fact, every open time slot was filled well in advance! We are grateful to Memorial Blood Centers and Judy G. for coordinating the drive, and to all who donated. Every two seconds someone needs blood–from premature infants, to friends and neighbors battling cancer,…

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Anointing Masses

Anointing Masses are being celebrated on these dates and in these locations: Thursday, May 12 at 9:45am, Founders’ Ridge Thursday, May 19 at 9:45am, Masonic Home Tuesday, June 7 at 6:30pm, St. Edward’s Chapel For seniors and all who are in need of anointing.

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