Christ the King is hosting the Rite of Election for the Washtenaw Region with Bishop Earl Boyea this Saturday, Feb. 17, at 9:30 am. All are welcome to attend. This Rite is a Liturgy of the Word. There will be no Saturday morning Mass or Confessions.
Lent is just starting, but Palm (Passion) Sunday is not far away. We would like to get your input about the Palm Sunday liturgy. The Palm Sunday liturgy is longer than the regular Sunday liturgy thanks to the extra readings, but we do have some options that may make things easier for families with children…. Read more
Ash Wednesday is February 14, 2018. Masses at Christ the King will be at 6:45 am, 12 noon, and 7:30 pm. If you are unable to attend Mass, but would like to receive ashes, stop by the Parish Center during business hours (9 am to 12 noon and 1 to 5 pm) and someone will assist you. Click… Read more
Fasting and Abstinence are to be observed on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. More details about Lenten fasting and abstinence requirements are below. Fasting: The law of fasting requires Latin Rite Catholics from the 18th birthday to the 59th birthday (i.e., have not yet reached their 60th year) to reduce the amount of food eaten from normal…. Read more
For those who have been attending the Winter Alpha series we invite you to register for the Holy Spirit Weekend, Feb. 23-24. It will be a time of learning about the Holy Spirit and learning about the role that he wants to play in our lives. Schedule: Friday, February 23: 6:45-9:00pm (snacks will be provided)… Read more
Join us Saturday, March 17 for Classical Education: The Essentials here at Christ the King. Guest speakers Laura Berquist, Founder and Director of the Mother of Divine Grace School, and Margaret Hayden, Director of Development and author of the MODG Latin program, will speak on topics of interest to home educators and others interested in classical… Read more
After discussion with several of our docs and the Washtenaw Health Department, and after consulting with the Leadership Team, we have decided to temporarily suspend the distribution of the Precious Blood to the general congregation, beginning this weekend, Jan. 27-28. The Washtenaw Health Department believes that we are nearing or at the peak of the flu season and that… Read more
Every Day in Love consists of four sessions—Smart Loving, The Passionate Couple, Talking with Purpose, and Living the Dream—that equip and empower married couples to experience being passionately in love amid all the stresses of everyday life. Pick your favorite(s) or attend all four. (Living In Love “alumni” take note: This series makes a great… Read more
Christ the King is searching for a dynamic, spirit-filled individual who is passionate about Christ, His Church, and building the Kingdom through youth discipleship and education. This person will coordinate the parish’s pre-K through 6th grade youth discipleship and catechetical programs, which aim to ignite the Holy Spirit in the hearts of the youth and form… Read more
Christ the King is looking for advertising sponsors for the weekly church bulletin! If you, or someone you know, would like to help support the bulletin please contact Dave Polansky at Liturgical Publications at (248) 250-3880 or email@example.com.
“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
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “Seek the Lord while He may be found….” That is an interesting idea, because, is there actually any time in which He cannot be found? Strictly speaking, no; He is always available. But having said that, it… Read more
Forms and Resources
Room Scheduling Information
Our 2017-2018 “scheduling event” runs from May 2 and will continue through May 18, 2017. This annual process is for reserving space in the parish facilities for events, particularly ongoing events, that will take place between August 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018.
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 pdf forms with fillable fields when viewed with Adobe Reader. Please use the 2017-2018 Room Request Form, since the form has been revised. 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 May 18, 2017.
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