There is an old tradition of blessing houses on the Solemnity of the Epiphany by sprinkling Holy Water and writing over the main door of the house with blessed chalk. In keeping with this tradition, chalk will be blessed at the Epiphany Masses this weekend. You can download more information, including the text for the… 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
Registration for Christ the King’s 2018 Women’s Retreat, “Streams in the Desert,” is now open. Dr. Mary Healy will help us access God’s living water in our lives, especially in their barren areas. The retreat will be held Feb. 2-4, 2018, at Faholo Christian Conference Center in Grass Lake. Saturday only and Commuter options are… 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the event of the death of a loved one, we want to pray for the deceased at Sunday Masses and announce the death in the bulletin. The normal way to inform the parish is to call the main office (734-665-5040) and leave the following information: Name of the caller. Name of the deceased. Relationship… Read more
Prudential Judgment should always be used by event participants. No event, including Mass, requires your attendance if you feel that weather conditions are dangerous. It is your right and responsibility to determine whether it is safe and/or wise to travel when road conditions may be hazardous. Those who choose not to travel because of unsafe… Read more
FORMED is a subscription-based resource that provides unlimited online access to a wide variety of great catechetical and evangelistic materials, including: — Bishop Robert Barron’s Catholicism series — Steve Ray’s Footprints of God series — Fr. Michael Gaitley’s 33 Days to Morning Glory — A number of Augustine Institute programs, including Symbolon: the Catholic Faith Explained; Beloved: Finding Happiness in Marriage; YDisciple: Launching… Read more
Christ the King has launched its own app for iPhone and Android smart phones. This will allow us to better communicate with you throughout the week and keep you updated with relevant parish news or updates. The app is very well designed and very intuitive. It will be a great resource for parishioners by providing… 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
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
Jan16Tue12:00 pm Mass & Blessing of the Children @ Church--Worship SpaceMass & Blessing of the Children @ Church--Worship SpaceJan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm3:30 pm Catechesis of the Good ShepherdCatechesis of the Good ShepherdJan 16 @ 3:30 pm – 5:15 pmCGS Emily Allis 734-218-4502 email@example.com 6/2/17AC6:30 pm Heart of Christ Spiritual Direct... @ Parish Center--Room 3Heart of Christ Spiritual Direct... @ Parish Center--Room 3Jan 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pmHeart of Christ Teas Fleming; Jeannette Barbacane 734-657-6908; 734-883-7045 firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com 6/7/17ACJan17Wed9:00 am Catholic Bible StudyCatholic Bible StudyJan 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 amCatholic Women Bible Study Carol Slomiany 734-476-9147 firstname.lastname@example.org 6/7/18AC4:15 pm Religious EducationReligious EducationJan 17 @ 4:15 pm – 5:45 pmCTK Religious Education Lauren Sauter 734-545-4810 email@example.com 5/31/17AC4:15 pm Religious EducationReligious EducationJan 17 @ 4:15 pm – 5:45 pmCTK Religious Education Lauren Sauter 734-545-4810 firstname.lastname@example.org 5/31/17AC7:00 pm Religious EducationReligious EducationJan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pmCTK Religious Education Lauren Sauter 734-545-4810 email@example.com 5/31/17ACJan18Thu6:30 pm Heart of Christ Spiritual Direct... @ Parish Center--Room 3Heart of Christ Spiritual Direct... @ Parish Center--Room 3Jan 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pmHeart of Christ Teas Fleming; Jeannette Barbacane 734-657-6908; 734-883-7045 firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com 6/7/17ACJan19Fri9:00 am Alpha @ Parish Center--Room 4Alpha @ Parish Center--Room 4Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 amAdult Religious Ed. Aimee Godfrey 734-730-3433 firstname.lastname@example.org 6/1/17AC9:00 am Catechesis of the Good ShepherdCatechesis of the Good ShepherdJan 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 amCGS Emily Allis 734-218-4502 email@example.com 6/2/175:30 pm Mass (Confessions 4:55-5:25) @ Church--Worship SpaceMass (Confessions 4:55-5:25) @ Church--Worship SpaceJan 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm7:45 pm Charism Nights at Upper RoomCharism Nights at Upper RoomJan 19 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pmChristy Whiting ext.982 firstname.lastname@example.orgJan20Sat4:30 pm Mass (Confessions 3:55 – 4:25 pm) @ Church--Worship SpaceMass (Confessions 3:55 – 4:25 pm) @ Church--Worship SpaceJan 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
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 email@example.com. All room request forms for the scheduling event are due by May 18, 2017.
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