Anyone wishing to help with this year’s rummage sale, please attend a meeting on April 25 at 6pm in the gym.
Here’s the schedule for St. Ed’s Triduum celebrations:
Holy Thursday – April 18
- 10:30am – Chrism Mass at Holy Angels Cathedral
- 7pm – Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper
- 10pm – Tenebrae
Good Friday – April 19
- 9am – Morning Prayer
- 12pm – Midday Prayer
- 3pm – Passion of the Lord
- 4pm – Divine Mercy Novena
- 6pm – Veneration of the Cross & Prayer
- 7pm – Passion of the Lord – Spanish
Holy Saturday – April 20
- 8am – Morning Prayer
- 12pm – Midday Prayer & the Blessing of Baskets followed by Easter Egg Hunt
- 3pm – Divine Mercy Novena
- 8pm – Easter Vigil Mass
Easter Sunday – April 21
- 8am – Mass
- 11am – Mass
- 12:30pm – Spanish Mass
- 3pm – Divine Mercy Novena
St. Edward cemetery cleanup will be March 30 at 9am. Please remove grave decorations, blankets, etc., that you want to keep before March 30. Thank you.
Joint parish & finance council meeting on Thursday, March 14 at 7 pm in the Ministry Center (enter through the back door). We have a number of items to discuss – as well as anything you may wish to add. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.
Join us for the Stations of the Cross on all Fridays during lent expect Good Friday beginning Friday, March 8:
- 6:30pm – English
- 7:00pm – Spanish
The Masses for Ash Wednesday will be at 7am and 12pm & bilingual at 7pm on March 6. Ash Wednesday & Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting & abstinence. The norms on fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal, as well as two smaller meals that together are not equal to a full meal. The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Church from age 14 onwards.
We will be hosting a “Small Faith Sharing Group Callout” on Wednesday, February 20, at 6:30 pm at Mi Ranchito restaurant. Our first step will be to see who has a particular idea for a small group & who is willing to serve as a facilitator or facilitators. We will gather to hear your ideas, share ours, put our heads together, & see where we go from here. We would like to form at least 3 small faith sharing groups this year. If you can make it to the callout, please contact Fr. Rick at 696-7307 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org – or Glenda Faitak at 730-4048 or by email at email@example.com no later than Wednesday, February 13th so we know how many to expect.
Our next Parish Blood Drive will take place in the gym on Tuesday, February 12 from 3-7 pm
The Blessing of Throats invoking the prayers of St. Blaise February 2 & 3.
January 1 – the Solemnity of Mary is a holy day of obligation. Here are the liturgies scheduled.
Monday – December 31, 2018
- 5:00pm – Mass
Tuesday – January 1, 2019
- 9:00am – Mass
Monday – December 24
- 4:30pm – Mass (Music at 3:45)
- 12:00am – Mass (Music at 11:30pm)
Tuesday – December 25
- 10:00am – Mass
- 12:30pm – Mass (Spanish)
Scrip office will be closed December 29 and reopen on January 12, 2019.
St. Ed’s Advent Reconciliation Service is Thursday, December 13 at 7pm. There’s no better way to prepare for our celebration of Christ’s birth at Christmas.
Other nearby opportunities for reconciliation service:
St. Mary’s Church, Crown Point is December 18 at 7pm
Holy Name Church, Cedar Lake is December 19 at 7pm