Parish Reconciliation Service

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

Holy day of Obligation

All Saints Day is a Holy Day of Obligation.  Mass will be Wednesday, October 31 at 5pm & Thursday, November 1 at 8am & 7pm (bilingual).  All Souls Day is not a Holy Day of Obligation with Mass on Friday at 8am in English & 7pm in Spanish.

Fr. Rick out of town

Fr. Rick will be at the Diocese of Gary Priests’ Convocation from Sunday afternoon, October 7th through Thursday evening, October 11th . During his absence, Fr. Pat Gaza will be celebrating daily Masses & will also need to be contacted for any funerals that might arise.

RCIA classes

An inquiry session for RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) classes will be held on Monday, September 24 at 7pm in the Ministry center for anyone interested in becoming Catholic or need to complete a sacrament.  We will discuss what is involved in the RCIA process, & if you are interested, you can register. We will then meet weekly on Monday at 7pm. If you have any questions, please contact Fr. Rick at 696-7307.

Holy Day of obligation

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a Holy Day of Obligation.  Masses are Tuesday, August 14 (Vigil) at 7 pm, Wednesday, August 15 at 8 am, & 7 pm (Bilingual).  No 5pm Wednesday Mass.

Blood Drive

Our next parish blood drive will be Tuesday, July 17 from 3pm-7pm in the school gym. Looking for volunteers to help work the blood drive (help pass out refreshments, & sign-in donors at registration). Sign-ups will be before & after masses the weekend of July 7-8 & 14-15. Please call Cheryl Grskovich at 696-4706.

VBS

We are in need of various supplies for our upcoming Vacation Bible School which will take place the week June 18th. There will be Donation Request Forms available in the vestibule. If you’d like to help out, pick up a form and return your items either to the vestibule of the church or the church office prior to Wednesday, June 13th. As always… thank you for your generosity!!

Fr. Rick retreat

Fr. Rick will be at the annual Diocesan priest retreat from June 11-15.  Fr. Bill Stenzel will celebrate daily Mass. Please note that the Wednesday Mass will be at 8 am instead of 5 pm.