Fish fry dinner

Knights of Columbus will be serving up their famous Fish Fry Dinner curbside (pick up only) on March 5, 12, 19, 26 from 4-7:30pm.  Cost: Adults $10, Kids $5 (12 & under). Available: fish, chicken tenders, fries, potatoes, coleslaw & applesauce.

Ash Wednesday Masses

The Masses for Ash Wednesday will be February 17 at 7am & 12pm and English & Spanish at 7pm.  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.

St. Edward 150th

St. Edward Church 1870-2020. Bishop Robert McClory will preside at the 11am bilingual Mass on August 23 in celebration of our 150th anniversary. RSVP by August 12 696-7307 or stedwardchurch@sbcglobal.net.

Parish Reconciliation Service

St. Ed’s Advent Reconciliation Service is Tuesday, December 10 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 16 at 7pm
Holy Name Church, Cedar Lake is December 18 at 7pm

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..

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.