St. Edward is a Roman Catholic parish in the Diocese of Cleveland. We are a faith-filled people united in the Holy Spirit and nourished by the Eucharist. We pledge to use our talents and resources to live the Faith and serve others as we welcome all into our faith community. We are committed to work together as a parish to meet the spiritual, corporal, social and educational needs of those around us.
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Weekend Masses will resume on the weekend of May 30-31. The normal weekend Mass schedule will be followed.
Weekday Masses will begin on May 25th (Memorial Day) with Mass at 9:00am and Rosary before at 8:35am. The normal weekday schedule will then be followed.
We have been working closely with the diocese on the changes needed to reopen safely. A copy of the changes have been mailed to all registered families. You can also read the document here.
The Ohio bishops stated: As Catholics, in every Sunday Mass we celebrate the passion, death and resurrection of our Lord. The Holy Eucharist is the source and summit of our faith. In this moment, we are experiencing in a unique way the passion of our Lord as this pandemic prevents us from gathering for the Sunday Eucharist. In this very difficult time, we encourage the faithful to turn to the Church’s treasury of prayer. Sunday remains a holy day, and we encourage the faithful to pray using the rich resources of our faith, including praying as a family or individually the rosary, divine mercy chaplet, the Liturgy of the Hours, stations of the cross, etc. We also urge you to participate in prayer by way of radio broadcast or televised or livestreamed Mass and make a spiritual communion.
All groups and functions of St. Edward Parish will be allowed to restart as they are able. The Wednesday Hunger Center meals will continue as Take-out only
We will continue to monitor developments and make adjustments as necessary.
Most of all, during this time, we need to pray. The following prayer (author unknown) expresses our trust during this time:
Our Father, we trustingly pray to you, asking that the Coronavirus may do no more harm, that the epidemic may be swiftly gotten under control, and that you restore the health of those affected and peace to the places where the virus has arrived.
Welcome into your kingdom the people who have died from this illness, and comfort their families.
Sustain and protect the healthcare personnel who are fighting it, and inspire and bless those working to control it.
Lord Jesus, healer of our bodies and souls, we feel helpless in the face of this international health emergency, but we trust in You.
Give us peace and health. Mother Mary, protect us and continue to take care of us, and lead us through your love to your Son, Jesus. Amen
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The position of accompanist will plan music and provide organ/piano accompaniment mainly for a small unison choir (4-8 members) or cantor at the Parish 8:30am Mass on Sundays. Various Holy Days, special services (funerals, weddings, etc.) and other weekend Masses are also possible as available. Practice time for the choir is usually on Thursday evenings, but can change to accommodate as needed.
The accompanist will plan the music and work with the pastor and other music ministers. The accompanist should have excellent keyboard skills and have a good understanding of the Catholic liturgy. It would be helpful if candidate can play the organ, and/or can cantor for themselves.