Encounter Ministries invites you to their annual conference for those who want to use the gifts of the Holy Spirit to bring healing and revival in the Church. This is a time to encounter God’s refreshment, encouragement, and impartation of greater anointing for ministry. Conference participants can expect an atmosphere of Spirit-filled worship in the… Read more
The 2018 March for Life is Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington D.C. Register now for the red-eye bus trip from Father Gabriel Richard High School to Washington DC and back! The bus leaves on Jan. 18 at 6 pm and returns Jan. 20 at 6 am. Cost: $125. (Scholarships are available. Please ask!) Register at https://goo.gl/forms/Dj3u6OMNX35XFB7e2…. Read more
Mass on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, will be at 9:00 am. There will be no 6:45 am Mass on Thanksgiving Day. The parish offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and 24. There will be Mass as usual on Friday, Nov. 24, at 5:30 pm, with Confessions from 5:00 to 5:25 pm. There… Read more
November is the month dedicated to praying for our beloved dead. On Thursday, November 2, All Souls Day, in addition to our usual 6:45 am Mass, there will be Masses at 12 noon, and 5:30 pm. All are welcome to attend. The Church provides many opportunities to gain indulgences for the Holy Souls suffering in Purgatory, especially… Read more
Want to worship during the week or learn more about what the Holy Spirit is doing in this Jubilee year? Go to CTKUpperRoom.com and click on the “Music” tab for playlists with new music and regular favorites. You can also subscribe for updates. For a collection of talks, writings, workshops, prophecies and more, click the… Read more
A transcript of the Words given at the Pentecost Vigil Mass at Christ the King on Saturday, June 3, 2017, is now available. Please prayerfully discern them and see how they may apply to your spiritual life. To download a copy of the Words in .pdf format, please click on the title of this post to see… 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
“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
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “The Lord is kind and merciful, slow to anger, and rich in compassion.” Peter asks the Lord Jesus a now-famous question: “If my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive?” Various translations list His response… Read more
“You…I have appointed watchman for the house of Israel!” This is one of the scariest verses in all of the Scriptures and, unfortunately, one also prone to the most inappropriate applications. The Holy One of Israel speaks to the prophet and names him to be watchman and then spells out exactly what that demands. In… Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. “My soul is thirsting for You, O Lord my God!” On some level, all of us would acknowledge that that is the case: that we are thirsting for more of the presence of the Lord in our… Read more
Nov19Sun9:00 am Liturgy of the Word for ChildrenLiturgy of the Word for ChildrenNov 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am9:00 am Mass – 9:00 am (Confessions 8:25... @ Church--Worship SpaceMass – 9:00 am (Confessions 8:25... @ Church--Worship SpaceNov 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am9:00 am Nursery during Mass @ Church--Mengeling RoomNursery during Mass @ Church--Mengeling RoomNov 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am10:30 am RCIA @ Parish Center--Room 4RCIA @ Parish Center--Room 4Nov 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pmDcn. Larry 734-474-1502 email@example.com 7-11-17 SM11:00 am Liturgy of the Word for ChildrenLiturgy of the Word for ChildrenNov 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm11:00 am Nursery during Mass @ Church--Mengeling RoomNursery during Mass @ Church--Mengeling RoomNov 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pmNov20Mon11:00 am Private Mass with Fr. Bill Spencer @ Church--Worship SpacePrivate Mass with Fr. Bill Spencer @ Church--Worship SpaceNov 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm7:00 pm Holy Hour for Marriage and Families @ Church--Worship SpaceHoly Hour for Marriage and Families @ Church--Worship SpaceNov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pmNuala Holowicki 734-572-4595 firstname.lastname@example.org 7-10-17 SMNov21Tue9:00 am CTK Home-school Group ClassesCTK Home-school Group ClassesNov 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:20 pmCTK Home-school Co-op Aracelis Phillips 734-846-1564 email@example.com 6/7/17AC12:00 pm Mass & Blessing of the Children @ Church--Worship SpaceMass & Blessing of the Children @ Church--Worship SpaceNov 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pmNov22Wed
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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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