John Arnott, a senior leader at Catch the Fire in Toronto and active participant in the Vatican-initiated Catholic-Pentecostal Dialogue, will be speaking at the Tsunami of Glory conference at Shekinah Church (4600 Scio Church Rd., Ann Arbor) on Friday, Oct. 26. (Shekinah co-hosted the recent concert with Ruth Fazal at Christ the King.) Like many leaders in the Catholic… Read more
To remember those members of our parish and other immediate family members who have died since November 2017, a special act of remembrance will take place at the beginning of the 5:30 pm Mass on Friday, Nov. 2. One representative from each family is asked to participate in the opening procession by carrying a lit… Read more
Christ the King parishioners are invited to come and participate as we consider together how God is calling us to be a band of missionary disciples. Where are we going? What are we doing well? How can we improve? These groups are designed primarily as listening sessions; we want to hear from you. Sessions will be on Wednesday, Oct…. Read more
Come and take a special time to pray before the Blessed Sacrament on the third Monday of the month, 7:00-8:00 pm in the Church Worship Space. Pray for your own marriage and family, the marriages and families of others, engaged couples, and for the protection of marriage and family in our society. Everyone is welcome! The Holy Hour… Read more
Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 6-8 pm in the Parish Center Gym for Christ the King’s All Saints Eve Party! This wonderful parish tradition is a great time for the whole family. There will be traditional harvest games, donuts, contests, and back by popular demand, the All Saints Wax Museum. Click here to download… Read more
On Saturday, Nov. 17, at 4:30 pm, Christ the King will be having our annual Mass of Remembrance for children who passed away during pregnancy or immediately after birth. We understand that your loss and your grief are real and deep and that the lives of your children were precious. Please come and share your grief… Read more
Have you ever wanted to learn how to pray the “prayer of the Church,” the Liturgy of the Hours? Dcn Larry Randolph will be offering a two-part training session on Saturdays, Oct. 6 and 27, 10 am to noon, in the Bishop Povish Room in the Church. You need to attend both sessions to learn… Read more
The Diocese of Lansing “Made for Happiness” Assembly on Saturday, Sept. 22, was an amazing day full of blessings. Talks and videos from the Assembly are now available by clicking on the links below: Audio mp3 of Bishop Boyea’s comments at Adoration Audio mp3 of Father Mike Schmitz’ talk Audio mp3 of Jennifer Fulwiler’s talk… Read more
I am happy to share with you the wonderful news that we have a new director for our Christ the King Choir! Mr. Peter Kadeli contacted us earlier this summer, explaining that he was moving to our area to study for his Master’s Degree in Choral Conducting at the University of Michigan. He expressed an interest… Read more
Note: This is an update from the statement that appeared in Christ the King’s Aug. 19, 2018 bulletin. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: I am writing this to you due to the recent removal of Archbishop Theodore McCarrick from ministry and the release of the grand jury report on clergy abuse in Pennsylvania. Once again, the… Read more
Note: This is the first of a series of five columns on the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. The accompanying homily for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time is available to listen to online by clicking here. “Our eyes are fixed on the Lord, pleading for His mercy!” The Psalms contain a very beautiful section… Read more
“A voice cries out: In the desert prepare the way of the LORD!” In the Gospel for this Sunday, the beginning of the Gospel of Mark, we are again introduced to the great Saint of God, St. John the Baptist. He is that voice crying out in the wilderness, a voice that we are called… Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the First Sunday of Advent is now available online! Click here to listen. “Ready or not, here I come!” How often did we use that phrase while growing up, indicating that the seeker was now going after the hidden! This is the theme that will dominate Advent, as we hear… Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the Solemnity of Christ the King is now available online! Click here to listen. “The Lord is my Shepherd, there is nothing I shall want” It was a time when many different ideologies were vying for dominance in the heart of man, supplanting the role and place of the King of… Read more
“Stay awake, for you know neither the day nor the hour…” The story of the ten virgins (Matthew 25:1-13) highlights what can be a common experience for many of us: we know something very important is about to happen but we don’t exactly know when. At Christ the King this is a common occurrence, e.g.,… Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “They sit in the seat of Moses, so do what they say…” It is a common approach to disregard what people say if their actions are not consistent with the values they articulate. In the common parlance,… Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “The whole Law and the Prophets depend on these two Commandments.” The rabbis, in articulating the commandments of the Scriptures, have come up with a number traditionally valued at 613, the Taryag Mitzvot. (“Mitzvot” is simply the… Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “Repay to Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what belongs to God.” This is one of the most complex statements in the New Testament. Oceans of ink have been spilled trying to explain exactly what it means…. Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “My friend had a vineyard on a fertile hillside….” The parables in the first reading and the Gospel both begin in the same way, describing how the Holy One of Israel created a vineyard for Himself. But… Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “Do nothing out of selfishness or out of vainglory; rather, humbly regard others as more important….” This invitation to us by St. Paul serves as an introduction to his great Christological hymn about the Lord Jesus (Phil…. Read more
Forms and Resources
Room Scheduling Information
Our 2018-2019 “scheduling event” runs from May 17 through June 8, 2018. This annual process is for reserving space in the parish facilities for events, particularly ongoing events, that will take place between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019.
To request space for an event at Christ the King, please download the scheduling information and room request form by clicking on the links below. These are Microsoft Word documents. Please use the 2018-2019 Room Request Form. Please save and email the completed form(s) to the office at firstname.lastname@example.org. All room request forms for the scheduling event are due by June 8, 2018.
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