Pastoral Care

Young at Heart Retreat

Our Young at Heart retreat on May 10th was a time of reflection. About 100 St. Edward’s parishioners joined about 50 Pax Christi parishioners to consider the modern day challenge of passing one’s faith to the next generation(s). Retreat facilitators discussed how this struggle can actually inspire personal growth and affirmed the importance of continuing…

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Lonne Murphy

Please remember in prayer the family of Lonne Murphy, former Liturgist at St. Edward’s Church, whose funeral will be held Saturday, May 7th at 10:00am at Pax Christi in Eden Prairie. In addition, a vigil will be held on Friday from 5-7:00pm. Pax Christi is located at 12100 Pioneer Trail, Eden Prairie, MN 55347.

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Tootsie Roll Drive

The Knights of Columbus will pass out Tootsie Rolls after Masses this weekend (April 23/24). If you would like to contribute to their free will offering, all proceeds are used for programs for people who are intellectually challenged.

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Masonic Home Volunteers

Masonic Home Mass Volunteers Mass (or Communion Service) is celebrated every first and third Thursday at 9:45am for the residents and transitional care patients at the Masonic Home in Bloomington. Additional volunteers are needed to transport residents to and from their rooms at Mass time and/or bring Communion to residents on the second, fourth and…

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Terrific Work!

Thanks to Fr. Brian, Dc. Jim, Craig and Emma, and to Dc. Michael Powers from the Ministry of the Deaf, for a beautiful “Mass for People with Special Needs” on March 19th. Very special thanks to Karen A. and Phyllis H. and their crew of helpers for a fun and delicious reception! See photos on…

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Confidential Care, Prayer & Support

Stephen Ministers: Workshop St. Edward’s Church currently has 26 congregation members serving as Stephen Ministers—well-trained lay caregivers who provide high-quality, one-to-one Christian care to people experiencing various difficulties in life. These ministers come along AFTER a crisis and walk with people for as long as needed. If you would like to learn more about becoming…

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Homebound Communion

Homebound Eucharist Holy Communion may be brought to those who are hospitalized, homebound or in a care facility. If you are unable to get to Mass and would like Holy Communion brought to you, please call the parish office at 952-835-7101. If you would like to become a Homebound Communion Minister, please contact Deacon Jim…

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Tuesday at St. Ed’s!

There will be a lot of activity at St. Ed’s on Tuesday, March 8th! Our Lenten Penance Services will be at 11am and 7pm. The Ministry of the Separated and Divorced will offer a presentation titled “Annulments: Fact vs. Fiction” at 6:30pm. And our March book discussion will take place at 7pm in the library.…

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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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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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