Worship

Participate in Worship Ministry at St. Ed’s

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August 20, 2015 Our Worship Commission ministries are at the heart of your worship experience at St. Edwards and need your continuing participation. Liturgical roles include that of Eucharistic Ministers, Ushers, Lectors, and many more opportunities. Our Music ministry provides many opportunities to sing including choirs for all ages, as well as cantors to lead…

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St. Ed’s Seeks Donation Supporters for Grand Piano

July 18, 2015 Your Help Would Be Grand The Kawai grand piano in our church was built in 1987 and was donated in 1990 in honor of past Music Director Larry Gully. After having served our parish for many years at multiple Masses each week, this piano has developed multiple problems including most significantly a cracked sound board…

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St. Ed’s to Offer Fall Cantor Training

July 15, 2015 At St. Eds we have a wonderful group of cantors who tirelessly lead the assembly in song at 3 Masses every weekend. Unfortunately, the size of this group has decreased to the point where we need additional cantors. This fall, we will offer a formal training program for cantors which includes an…

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St. Ed’s Welcomes Mychael Jones as Director of Liturgy

July 12, 2015 My name is Mychael, pronounced Michael (e.g. Michael Learned). I am originally from Phoenix, AZ but I have lived in Lakeville for the past 9 years and have adapted to the Winter climate. I grew up the daughter of music ministers and have been active in church ministry beginning early on, I…

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SCHOLA: Bass Singer Openings

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May 4, 2015 At St. Ed’s our Schola group is made up of skilled singers that read music. As such we are able to sing a variety of selections, often classical in nature, but including many styles. This group typically rehearses twice a month and sings at Mass once a month. At this time we…

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A Remnant of Resurrection

April 5, 2015 Dear Fellow Parishioners, A Remnant of Resurrection the time for daffodils has come. bunches of six, ten, or twelve, with tightly wrapped buds, arrive from warmer lands. like sentinels of invitation they keep my wintered heart leaning into Spring. the directions say to cut at least a half inch off the stems,…

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Holy Week Schedule

April 1, 2015 Holy Week Confession & Mass Schedule OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDIVIDUAL CONFESSION DURING HOLY WEEK Wednesday, April 1:  10:00 am – Noon Thursday, April 2:  11:00 am – 1:00 pm Friday, April 3:  3:00 – 5:00 pm Saturday, April 4:  Noon – 2:00 pm (NO 3:30 – 4:30 pm  Confessions this Saturday) T R…

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Journey Through Holy Week

March 29, 2015 Dear Fellow Parishioners, The forty days of Lenten preparation have ended. We have begun our annual journey through Holy Week. While Easter is the ultimate goal, we are called to traverse the steps leading to this wondrous celebration. We are called to traverse the entire Paschal Mystery, and not just leap ahead…

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Mass Survey Results

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March 29, 2015 The Mass Survey, which was sent to each family in early February, ended on 3/1/2015. The intent of this survey was to measure the satisfaction of the parish, with the change in Mass times and frequency, which took place in September 2014. The Worship Commission wanted to share the results of the…

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Global Solidarity Sunday

March 13, 2015 Dear Fellow Parishioners: This weekend we celebrate Global Solidarity Sunday. We recognize that God has bestowed each of us with certain gifts and talents. One person’s gift, when freely given, can release another’s gift which may have been stifled or hidden through poverty, oppression, or lack of education. The Global Solidarity Sunday…

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