Flu shots

Clinical Home Health Care will be offering flu shots at St. Edward Church on Friday, November 1 in the gym from 9am- 10:30am. For Seniors with Medicare Part B, there will be no charge. The cost will be billed to Medicare. (Please remember to bring your insurance cards). For those without insurance, the cost for the regular flu shot is $39.75, & for the “high dose” shot is $70.

K of C Raffle

Knights of Columbus are having a raffle for a basket full of fall related items including a hand made afghan. Tickets are $5 each. Help support the Knights good work & purchase a ticket October 26 & 27 & November 2 & 3 after all the Masses..

Mums for sale

Altar & Rosary Society will be selling Mums $10 each or 3 for $25.

September 20 from 9am-8pm
September 21 from 9am-6pm
September 22 from 9am-3pm

Or until sold out

Blood Drive

Our next parish blood drive will be Tuesday, September 17 from 3-7pm in the school gym. All presenting donors will receive an official NFL licensed Chicago Bears Shirt as a special thank you for donating. Please call Cheryl at 226-5182 to schedule an appointment or to help set up the afternoon of the blood drive. Sign up sheet will be available the weekend September 14-15 in the vestibule.

Labor Day Parade Float

We will be participating in the 100th Labor Day Parade! Participants of all ages are welcomed & encouraged to participate! If you are interested in participating, let us know! You can email the front office at stedwardchurch@sbcglobalnet and sign up.

RCIA classes

An inquiry session for RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) classes will be held on Thursday, August 29 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. If you have any questions, please contact Fr. Rick at 696-7307.

Parish & Finance Councils Meeting

Joint parish & finance council meeting on Tuesday, August 27 at 7pm in the Ministry Center (enter through the back door). We will be reviewing the annual financial report for the previous fiscal year as well as the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Discussion of possible parish capital improvements for 2020 will also be considered & discussed. Please plan to attend.

Sign up to be included in Parish directory

 

To celebrate the upcoming 150th anniversary of our church, we welcome you to be a part of our upcoming new directory. We need you to make our directory complete! 

Every family photographed receives a complimentary directory & an 8×10 portrait.  You can sign up for photography online at St. Edward link or call our directory coordinator, Glenda Faitak at 730-4048.

Photography dates:

October 23-25 – 2pm to 8:40pm & October 26, 2019 – 10am to 4:40pm

Blessing of the Backpacks

Hospitality Ministry will be hosting a B B & B “Blessing of the Backpacks & BBQ” on August 17. Join us at the 5:00pm Mass. After Mass come on over to the gym where Father will bless backpacks. Together let us celebrate our youth starting a new school year, anyone going off to college, trade school or beginning an internship. Hot dogs will be served. Donations accepted.

Holy Day of obligation

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a Holy Day of Obligation. Mass times at St. Edward will be Wednesday, August 14 at 7pm or Thursday, August 15 at 8am or Bilingual-English/Spanish at 7pm. No 5pm Wednesday Mass!

CFF registration

Children’s Faith Formation (CFF) registration on Tuesday, August 6 & 13 from 3-7pm & after all the Masses Saturday/Sunday August 10 & 11 in the gym. You can also register at the Ministry Center during office hours M-F 8:30am-3pm.

Small Group Faith Sharing

Liturgical Life of the Church Is kicking off their small faith sharing group with a 3 part DVD beginning on Thursday, July 11th from 6:30-7:30pm in the ministry center. For more information contact Betty Stachura at 690-0111 or Mary Huseman at 808-8971.

Blood Drive

Our next Parish Blood Drive will take place in the gym on Tuesday, July 9 from 3-7pm.  All presenting donors will receive an official NFL licensed Chicago Bears hat as a special thank you for donating. Please call Cheryl at 226-5182 to schedule an appointment or to help set up the afternoon of the blood drive Sign up sheet will be available July 6-7 in the vestibule.

Catholic Youth Program

Totus Tuus (Totally Yours) July 14 – 19.  Elementary School (Gr 1-6) Monday-Friday 9am-2:30pm.  Middle & High School (Gr 7-12) Sunday-Thursday 7pm-9pm.  Cost for Parish Families is $10 per family.  Non-Parishioners cost is $25 per youth or $50 per family.  Registration forms available in Parish Office & Church Vestibule.