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

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.

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.

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.

Holy Week Services

Here’s the schedule for St. Ed’s Triduum celebrations:

Holy Thursday – April 18

  • 10:30am – Chrism Mass at Holy Angels Cathedral
  • 7pm – Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper
  • 10pm – Tenebrae

Good Friday – April 19

  • 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 – April 20

  • 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 21

  • 8am – Mass
  • 11am – Mass
  • 12:30pm – Spanish Mass
  • 3pm – Divine Mercy Novena

Ash Wednesday Masses

The Masses for Ash Wednesday will be at 7am and 12pm & bilingual at 7pm on March 6.  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.

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!!