From the Pastor

New Faces on Campus

09-17-2017Fr. Scott Holmer

I have a lot of good news to share with you. Firstly, we have fixed the leaky drain that is located above the confessional so no more water is getting in after it rains. Also, I was up on the roof with a roofer to see if we need a new one. Eventually we will need a new flat roof around the main Church, but for the time being there are no big visible leaks.

We also have two new hires here at St. Edward's. Our new parish secretary, Anne Brennan has already been hard at work. she was previously the parish secretary from St. Pius X and comes highly recommended. Already she has organized all of our Church activities on Google calendar! If you swing by the office, please welcome her. I would also like to publicly say than you to Cathy McClelland for volunteering in the office until we were able to find a full-time secretary. Her willingness to help out was truly a saving grace.

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Events

R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)

Adults seeking information regarding joining the Catholic Church and Catholics seeking to learn more about their faith are invited to attend R.C.I.A. classes which will begin in the fall. If interested, please call Fr. Holmer at 301-249-9199.

Baptism Preparation Class
Sep 24 12:30pm - 1:30pm

This class is for first-time parents who would like to have their baby baptized.

Fun Day!!!
Oct 1

Calling all parishioners! This upcoming event, is the largest social event of our parish. Let’s make it a real FUNDAY for everyone!

We are currently in need of the following donations: 2 liter bottles of soda, new or gently used stuffed animals, cakes for the cake walk, side dishes such as potato/pasta salad or surprise us with something from your culture and individually wrapped desserts.

Run for Vocations
Oct 22

Runners and walkers of all experience levels are encouraged to join with priests, seminarians, and lay people from throughout the Archdiocese in this year’s Run for Vocations/Marine Corps 10K race!

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