St. Edward Catholic Church
19000 Pines Boulevard  Pembroke Pines, FL 33029  
954.436.7944
  " Not by might and not by power but by my Spirit, says the Lord "    Zechariah 4:6

"WE MUST GET READY THEN.  OUR JOURNEY REQUIRES A REJUVENATED FAITH.  WE MUST SET HIGH STANDARDS.  WE MUST RELY ON THE GOSPEL TO GUIDE US.  IT WILL HELP US FOLLOW CHRIST AND GROW BETTER ACQUAINTED WITH HIM SO THAT WE ARE PREPARED TO LIVE WITH JESUS IN HIS HEAVENLY KINGDOM.  IF WE WANT TO LIVE WITH HIM THERE, WE MUST SIMPLY DO GOOD."


Benedict: Rule

 


            Come and See

Newcomers to our Parish may register after all weekend Masses.  Please visit our welcome table.
You may also register in the Parish office weekdays,
or visit us between 9 and 11:30 am on Saturdays.





HOLY SPIRIT, HELP ME TO OPEN MYSELF TO YOU, WITHOUT BEING AFRAID OF WHAT YOU ASK OF ME OR WHERE YOU LEAD ME.
i ENTRUST MYSELF TO YOU.




                 
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HASE A BRICK to be placed in  
                       OUR REFLECTION GARDEN

        a great GIFT FOR a special person
or family in your life

     Remember someone special, a special family, or a special occasion in your life, by buying a brick for our Reflection Garden.  Capture your thoughts of gratitude and thanksgiving in a more permanent way.  To order a brick, call our office at 954.436-7944.

                 
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     Graba tus pensamientos o gracias en el Jardín de reflexión de st. edward

     Muchas veces pensamos en estampar un pensamiento para siempre, o decir gracias en un lugar que se pueda visitar y pasar un poco de tiempo tranquilo. Nuestra comunidad St. Edward tiene el lugar para hacerlo.
     Visite nuestro Jardín de Reflexión, póngase en contacto con nosotros para solicitar su ladrillo o para enviarlo como regalo a alguna persona amada durante las próximas Navidades.  El grabado dando gracias o expresando pensamientos será memorable estancia allí cada día.
     Para pedidos, puede llamar a nuestra oficina al 954.436.7944.







        

     Join a dynamic group of young adults who have
purpose and direction and who are open to share their love
for Jesus Christ and his Church with others.  
Come be part of the action!  
The cell meets Thursdays at 8 p.m.
Call the Parish Office 954.436.7944, to find out where the next meeting is being held.





CHRIST IS RISEN........

HE IS TRULY RISEN!!!!!

 

Pastor    Reverend John Peloso
Associate Pastor    Reverend Albert Lahens, Jr.
Deacon    Reverend Mr. Carl Cramer


Mass Times

Saturday Vigil Mass:    5:00 p.m.
Sunday Masses: 7:30, 9:00 & 11:00 a.m. 
Sunday Mass in Spanish:   1:00 p.m.

Monday through Friday:    8:00 a.m.
S
aturday Communion Service: 8:00 a.m.

Saturday Confessions: 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Morning Rosary before Mass: Mon.--Fri.

           Rosario de la Aurora: 1er Sab. a las 6:30 a.m. 


Gift Store Hours


Mon., Tues. & Thurs.: 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
   Saturday:    9:00 a.m. - 12:00  noon
  Sunday:      9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
          
Adoration Chapel Hours

Monday to Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
                  Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon
Monday to Friday 5:00 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Benediction on Wednesdays at 9:00 p.m.


Pope Francis
                
                    Excerpts from his    
        Easter Vigil homily  April 19, 2014

  

The news spread: Jesus is risen as he said.  And then there was his command to go toGalilee; the women had heard it twice, first from the angel and then from Jesus himself: “Let them go to Galilee; there they will see me”. “Do not fear” and “go to Galilee”.

Galilee is the place where they were first called, where everything began!  To return there, to return to the place where they were originally called.  Jesus had walked along the shores of the lake as the fishermen were casting their nets.  He had called them, and they left everything and followed him (cf. Mt 4:18-22).

To return to Galilee means to re-read everything on the basis of the cross and its victory, fearlessly: “do not be afraid”.  To re-read everything – Jesus’ preaching, his miracles, the new community, the excitement and the defections, even the betrayal – to re-read everything starting from the end, which is a new beginning, from this supreme act of love.

For each of us, too, there is a “Galilee” at the origin of our journey with Jesus.  “To go to Galilee” means something beautiful, it means rediscovering our baptism as a living fountainhead, drawing new energy from the sources of our faith and our Christian experience.  To return to Galilee means above all to return to that blazing light with which God’s grace touched me at the start of the journey.  From that flame I can light a fire for today and every day, and bring heat and light to my brothers and sisters.  That flame ignites a humble joy, a joy which sorrow and distress cannot dismay, a good, gentle joy.

In the life of every Christian, after baptism there is also another “Galilee”, a more existential “Galilee”: the experience of a personal encounter with Jesus Christ who called me to follow him and to share in his mission.  In this sense, returning to Galilee means treasuring in my heart the living memory of that call, when Jesus passed my way, gazed at me with mercy and asked me to follow him. To return there means reviving the memory of that moment when his eyes met mine, the moment when he made me realize that he loved me.

Where is my Galilee?  Do I remember it?  Have I forgotten it?  Seek and you will find it! There the Lord is waiting for you. 

Photography/videography disclaimer:

     St. Edward Catholic Church reserves the right to use any photograph/videography taken on Church property or at any event sponsored by the Church, this includes liturgy, ministry gatherings, seminars, and socials, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph, including our children and youth. Photographs may be used in publications or other media material produced by St. Edward Church, not limited to newsletters, bulletins, and websites.

     Any person desiring not to have their photo taken or distributed must contact the Parish office in writing of their intentions and include a photograph. The photo will be used for identification purposes and will be held in confidence by the Parish office. Any individual, organization or company wishing to engage in still photography, videotaping or filming for production, broadcast or public dissemination by any means on or in property owned by St. Edward Church, must obtain permission in advance from the pastor or the associate pastor.

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