Worship

Thanksgiving Blessings

Dear Parishioners, This coming week we celebrate our nation’s feast of Thanksgiving. Once again, we are asked to step away from our busyness and our worldly concerns to give thanks for all we have received. How easy it is for this spirit of thankfulness to get overshadowed by all the disappointments and frustrations of our…

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Book of Life

All parishioners are encouraged to add names of loved ones who have died this past year to the “Book of Life” which is available near the baptismal font throughout November.

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All Saints & All Souls, Simplified

Bless us, O Lord, and these Thy gifts, which we are about to receive, from Thy bounty, through Christ, our Lord, Amen. And may the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen. This is my and many families’ typical grace before dinner, with the addition of the last…

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All Called to Serve

Dear Parishioners, All are called to serve. How can we form life-long servers of Christ’s work in our community? The Church says we are to teach through faith formation and serve in ways to better understand our faith. God’s call, Pope Francis said, “is a call to go out and share God’s mercy and the…

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Happy Birthday to Us!

Feast of St. Edward—Celebration! What a joyous, beautiful day! Our 49th celebration began with “Mass on the Grass” that offered truly inspiring music from over 40 singers and musicians. As households of all ages and sizes worshiped under the sun, an inspiring homily was shared and an awesome Mass was celebrated. Very special thanks to…

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Feast of the Assumption

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary commemorates the death of Mary and her bodily assumption into Heaven. This year, Feast of the Assumption falls on a Monday—August 15th—and so the holy day of obligation is abrogated in the United States. Celebrate the Feast of the Assumption, which is not a holy day of obligation…

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Fr. Mike’s Celebration of Life

We celebrated Fr. Mike Tegeder’s life on Wednesday, July 20th. So many pulled together to plan, prepare, coordinate and serve, including members of St. Edward’s staff (maintenance took on an especially big load and gosh did it show!) and a great many parishioners—sacristans, funeral hospitality members, musicians, choir members, greeters and ushers—truly too many to…

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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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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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