ABOUT US

 
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OUR HISTORY

Although priests from Riverside came to Corona as early as 1887 to celebrate mass at a "preaching station," (private home), it was almost 20 years before the parish was established as a mission parish in 1896.

Fr. J.M. McCarthy built the first church, named after St. John the Baptist and dedicated in 1898 by Bishop Montgomery of the Diocese of Los Angeles. Established as a parish in 1908, it received its first resident pastor, Fr. William Power, the following year.

 

Fr. Clarence Kimmons replaced the original building with a "stone" church twenty years later. At its dedication in 1919, the name was changed to St. Edward, the Confessor.

OUR MISSION

We the people of St. Edward Catholic Church believe that we are called to impact family, neighborhood and society with the Gospel. Respecting our Diversity and guided by the Holy Spirit to continue the mission of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, we commit to using our gifts and talents to spread the Good News. 

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OUR HISTORY

Although priests from Riverside came to Corona as early as 1887 to celebrate mass at a "preaching station," (private home), it was almost 20 years before the parish was established as a mission parish in 1896.

Fr. J.M. McCarthy built the first church, named after St. John the Baptist and dedicated in 1898 by Bishop Montgomery of the Diocese of Los Angeles. Established as a parish in 1908, it received its first resident pastor, Fr. William Power, the following year.

 

Fr. Clarence Kimmons replaced the original building with a "stone" church twenty years later. At its dedication in 1919, the name was changed to St. Edward, the Confessor.

OUR MISSION

We the people of St. Edward Catholic Church believe that we are called to impact family, neighborhood and society with the Gospel. Respecting our Diversity and guided by the Holy Spirit to continue the mission of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, we commit to using our gifts and talents to spread the Good News. 

Known for its efforts at serving the needy in the community via a Thrift Store, Food Pantry, Emergency Aid Ministry and the like, today St. Edward Parish is home to more than 5,500 families and provides nine weekend liturgies in either English or Spanish. 

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St. Edward Novena

A novena prayer is a prayer that is prayed for nine consecutive days. This prayer asks for special intercession from our parish saint. The general intention of this daily prayer is for the life and health of our parish. The specific intention is for whatever petitions(s) you would like to offer. 

 

St. Edward is patron to some specific causes, and they will be included in the novena. Each day, pray the opening prayers, then choose the first through ninth day’s particular prayer and pray them. Finally, pray the closing prayer. 

 

Click here to download the Novena now! 

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