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Easter at St. Edmunds

Palm Sunday, April 9th 8:00 a.m. in the Chapel The Blessing of Palms and Holy Eucharist. 10:00 a.m. in the ChurchThe Blessing of Palms and Procession, Choral Holy Eucharist, (Child care provided at the 10 a.m. service) Maundy Thursday, April 13th 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel Washing of Feet & Institution of the Eucharist Good Friday, April 14th Noon in the Chapel…

Easter Eggs Collection

We are collecting plastic Easter eggs for our famous and massive Easter egg hunt. Eggs can be either empty or filled, we are also welcoming bags of candy and treats for the piñata. All donations can be left in the Bride’s Room, the church office or given to Heather or Antonio.

Interactive Stations of the Cross

Lent has begun and as we prepare to celebrate Easter in a few short weeks the youth of all ages are working together to create an interactive Stations of the Cross which will be set up around the Close during Holy Week. Our students are dividing up into teams to create the various stations, if you would like to participate in any…

STEDY, March 22, 2017

The Sixth Station: Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus My Jesus, where were all the hundreds of peoples whose bodies and souls were healed by you? Where were they when You needed someone to give You the least sign of comfort? Ingratitude must have borne down upon Your heart and made the cross nearly impossible to carry. There are times I too…

THE FOURTH SUNDAY IN LENT | Liturgy & Music

March 26th, 2017 Preacher: GFW+ Celebrant: Canon Heffron+ Prelude: “Chorale Chaccone” – James Bierry Processional: #343: “Shepherd Of Souls” Gradual Hymn #542: “Christ Is The World’s True Light” Offertory: “He Shall Feed His Flock” – John Ness Beck He shall feed his flock like a shepherd,; He shall gather the lambs with his arm, And carry them is His Bosom, and gently…

THE GLOVER HARPSICHORD

St. Edmund’s Parishioners Tom and Jane Glover have made a most gracious gift of their Harpsichord to St. Edmund, built by Kurt Sperrhake in Passau, Germany. This is a most welcome addition to the Parish Music Program which will enhance the musical offerings of our Parish for many years to come. The quality of musical offerings at St. Edmunds continues to redound.…

THE FOURTH SUNDAY IN LENT, March 26th, 2017

I was an oddball in my college dorm, mixing the loud playing of Stevie Winwood’s ‘Traffic’, Jethro Tull, the Rolling Stones, yadda yadda, with VIVALDI on HARPSICHORD. What is THAT?, my mates would ask. The Harpsichord is just a favorite instrument of mine, and as Rector of St. Timothy’s, Apple Valley, I was privileged to have Caitlyn St. John, an esteemed harpsichordist,…

STEDY, March 15, 2017

The Fifth Station: Simon Helps Jesus Carry His Cross My Jesus, Your tormentors enlisted a Simon of Cyrene to help You carry Your cross. Your humility is beyond my comprehension. Your power upheld the whole universe and yet You permit one of Your creatures to help You carry a cross. I imagine Simon was reluctant to take part in Your shame. He…

THE THIRD SUNDAY IN LENT | Liturgy & Music

March 19th, 2017 Preacher & Celebrant: Canon Woodward+ Prelude: “Attende Domine” – Jeanne Demessieux Processional: #658 “As Longs The Deer For Cooling Streams” Gradual Hymn #148: “Creator Of The Earth And Skies” Offertory: “Et Miseracordium Taum” – J.S. Bach Kelly Krantz; Alto Soloist Joseph Garate; Tenor Soloist And His mercy is on them who fear him, throughout all generations. Agnus Dei –…