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
There is a basket in the vestibule for your donations of caps, scarves, & gloves.
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.
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.
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.
Calendar meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 2 at 7pm in the ministry center. A representative from each parish group that schedules yearly activities is asked to attend this meeting.
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.
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 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.
Summer office hours will be 8:30am to noon & 1pm to 3pm from May 29 thru September 3.
Please note the first Saturday, June 2nd Mass has been changed to 8:00am.
A special graduation Mass for all high school & college graduates will be celebrated on May 27 at 8am. Graduates, please arrive by 7:45am to lineup to process in together. Please wear your cap and gown.
Join us this coming Wednesday in the gym for “Soup and Psalms”. We’ll begin with a soup dinner at 5:45pm & continue at 6:30pm with our Lenten Program “Forgiven”.