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.
Altar & Rosary members will sell tickets for Mother’s Day Gift Basket after Mass this weekend.
Here’s the schedule for St. Ed’s Triduum celebrations:
Holy Thursday – March 29
- 10:30am – Chrism Mass at Holy Angels Cathedral
- 7pm – Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper – Bilingual
- 10pm – Tenebrae
Good Friday – March 30
- 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 – March 31
- 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 1
- 8:00am – Mass
- 11:00am – Mass
- 12:30pm – Spanish Mass
- 3:00pm – Divine Mercy Novena
Divine Mercy Novena will continue Monday, April 2 at 3pm through Saturday, April 7. Divine Mercy Sunday Service is on April 8 at 2pm.
Join us for the Stations of the Cross beginning Friday, February 16:
- 6:30pm – English
- 7:00pm – Spanish
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”.
A new web based platform called FORMED provides outstanding resources. Go to www.saintedward.formed.org and click on the REGISTER box. If you are redirected to the www.formed.org web page and do not see a REGISTER box, then use the Saint Edward parish code: KHC232 Which will get you into the system so you can register. Get FORMED!
The Masses for Ash Wednesday will be at 7am and 12pm & bilingual at 7pm on February 14. Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and 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.
Knights of Columbus will be serving up their famous Fish Fry Dinner at our parish as a benefit for Savior of the World Orphanage on February 9 from 4-7pm. Drinks & desserts available. Everyone welcome for food, fellowship & fun. Cost: Adults $12 Seniors $10 Kids $5 (12 & under).
The Blessing of Throats invoking the prayers of St. Blaise will follow the Masses on February 3 & 4.
All high school & middle school students are invited to participate in the Living Stations of the Cross. We will be practicing this Sunday, 6-8pm. For more information, please email Vicky at email@example.com. We are also looking for musical help this year.
Our next parish blood drive will be Tuesday, January 16 from 3 – 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 January 13-14. Please call Cheryl Grskovich at 696-4706.
Congratulations to Mary Huseman, Carolyn Lisek, Alice Dahl, Abu Ambassi, Fr. Ted & June Leader.
Thank you to our Daughter of Isabella Members and all who donated.
Sunday – December 24
- 4:30pm – Mass (Music at 3:45)
- 12:00am – Mass (Music at 11:15pm)
Monday – December 25
- 10:00am – Mass
- 12:30pm – Mass (Spanish)
St. Ed’s Advent Reconciliation Service is Thursday, December 21 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. Augusta Church, Lake Village is December 14 at 7pm
St. Mary’s Church, Crown Point is December 19 at 7pm
Holy Name Church, Cedar Lake is December 20 at 7pm
The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a holy day of obligation. Mass times are Thursday, December 7 at 7pm and Friday, December 8 at 8am and 7pm (Bilingual).
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, November 1 at 5pm & 7pm (bilingual). All Souls Day is not a Holy Day of Obligation with Mass on Thursday at 8am in English & 7pm in Spanish.
There will be no 12:30 Mass on October 22. The 11am Mass will be bilingual.
SVDP will now be having their meetings every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 9:30 am in the Food Pantry building. Next meeting is Wednesday October 11. Everyone welcome to attend.