Social Justice and Charity

Got Tickets?

We are looking for a Vikings’ season ticket holder willing to donate game tickets. The tickets would be added to the sports basket our parish is donating to VEAP’s Gala & Silent Auction on November 18th. What an exciting auction basket that would be for VEAP supporters! The bidding could get “Skol”! Please contact the…

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Donations Needed

The Church of St. Edward will sponsor sports baskets at VEAP’s Gala and Silent Auction on November 18th. Donations are needed! Bring game tickets and team apparel or paraphernalia (Viking, Gophers, Timberwolves, Lynx, Wild) to our parish office ASAP or call Jake Lynch at 952-831-1970 for more information.

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Respect Life Collection

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Feast Raffle!

Feast Raffle All proceeds benefit our Social Justice Outreach Fund! Exciting raffle prizes will be drawn at 1:00pm at the Feast of St. Edward on Sunday, September 11th, with the grand prize of a “Stillwater Getaway!” Raffle tickets will be sold after Masses for two weekends (Aug. 20/21 & 27/28) and at the Feast of…

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Thank You!

Back to School Drive This drive ended August 9th—and, boy, our parish was generous! The donations collected will relieve many parents who worry about how they will purchase school supplies for their children. Very special thanks to Barb Smyth for coordinating the drive here at St. Edward’s Church and to Jake Lynch for delivering the…

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VEAP’s Back to School Supply Drive

Collecting Donations: Now through August 9th It’s that time again! This year, VEAP aims to provide 3,300 K-12 students with a new backpack and school supplies. Every child deserves the tools for success in school. Read below to learn what is needed most. Remember that all supplies must be brand new. Bring donations to the…

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In the News!

Excerpt from The Catholic Spirit’s “Catholics seeking to improve lives on mission trips say they’re changed as well” article dated July 21, 2016 Encountering Christ It’s not only in Africa that lives are being changed. St. Edward in Bloomington sends a group to Central America a few times a year to continue a 30-year-old relationship…

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Campamento 2016’s Travel Log

Campamento 2016 Women from St. Edward’s Church arrived at Teresa Toda on July 9th. Their expected return date is July 17th. They are providing a summer camp, called Campamento 2016, to one of our sister parishes—a home for very poor girls in the Dominican Republic run by Carmelite nuns. Excerpts from Campamento 2016’s Travel Log…

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So Many Campamento Donations!

“Thank you parishioners for supporting Teresa Toda’s Campamento 2016 through your generosity. The girls at the Teresa Toda home will wear the donated shoes as part of their school uniform. Each shoe has another donation inside it…bandages, medicines, socks, and more. Dutch Christmas in July? Thank you for the towels, backpacks, vitamins, mattress pads, and…

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Mission Appeal Weekend

PIME Missionaries of Detroit will be at all Masses this weekend of June 18/19. The PIME Missionaries are Catholic priests and brothers who commit themselves to lifelong missionary service. PIME stands for the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions in Latin. Founded in Italy in 1850, PIME is an International Society of Apostolic Life with about…

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