Social Justice and Charity

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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February Blood Drive

Our blood drive on Valentine’s Day helped to save and sustain lives in our community. A total of 13 units were collected from 16 registered donors—with the number of lives potentially saved estimated at 39! In fact, every two seconds someone needs blood and only volunteer blood donors can save them because blood cannot be…

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50th Anniversary Celebration

See photos from our 50th Anniversary, Founding Members Celebration, Feast of St. Edward on our Facebook page by clicking here.    Thank you to the MANY people who worked on our 50th Anniversary and Feast of St. Edward! Including the 50th Task Force, Feast Committee, Worship Committee, Liturgical Volunteers, Musicians, Choir Hospitality, Food & Beverage,…

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60 Million

Dear Fellow Parishioners, This Sunday (January 22, 2017) marks the 44th anniversary of the legalization of abortion here in the United States of America. As a recent mailing from Betty McGuire the CEO of City Life Center proclaimed: 44 years = 60,000,000 Yes, “forty-four years ago the U.S. Supreme Court decided two cases that have…

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Immigration Sunday Minnesota

Since 2009, the Catholic bishops of Minnesota have designated a Sunday in January, typically the Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord, as Immigration Sunday Minnesota. Immigration Sunday gives us an opportunity to learn more about the Church’s teaching on immigration and raise awareness about migration and immigration issues in Minnesota and beyond. The theme…

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Our Advent Journey has Begun

Dear Fellow Parishioners: Our Advent journey has begun! This penitential season offers us four weeks to prepare ourselves for the coming Christmas celebration. I encourage you to take advantage of some of the opportunities presented in this bulletin. For now, here is the latest version of “Pastor Tidbits”: 1. This past Sunday I preached on…

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Thank You!

The North Side Life Care Center thanked our parish for our recent donations of baby clothes, crib sheets, diapers and other baby supplies: “This is going to impact many of our young Moms and infants. We can tell a lot of love went into each gift!”

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Catholic Campaign for Human Development

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) helps people living in poverty join together to identify problems, make decisions, and find ways to improve their lives and neighborhoods. This year’s annual CCHD collection will take place this weekend (November 19 & 20) at our parish. Second Collection: November 19 & 20

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Christmas Toy Drive

This holiday season, many families will struggle to make ends meet. They must choose between purchasing gifts for their children or maintaining the basic necessities of everyday life. VEAP’s (Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People) Annual Holiday Toy Drive helps low-income families provide positive holiday memories—for as many as 4,500 local children! Our parish is a…

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Children’s Activities (FMF)

Help is needed! Do you like to play with children? Cuddle babies? Do arts & crafts projects, read books to kids or play games? Play on the playground or work off some steam in active play or sports activities with older kids? Come play with the children of our FMF guests! We have some activities,…

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