It’s not too late to sign up for the Alpha barbecue! This Sunday, August 20th, at 4:30pm at Bill and Cindy Pressprich’s house. It will be a great place for those you’re inviting to Alpha to have some good food, ask some questions, and experience the hospitality of Alpha. Please sign up at https://goo.gl/forms/7DPd0SI5LPSFhOtD3 by… Read more
On Saturday, August 26th, the Diocese of Lansing is sponsoring a Deacon Service Day. As part of that effort, please help us fill a large moving van with the following items needed to help our brothers and sisters in Flint. Backpacks Toilet paper Kid’s underwear Toothbrushes Shampoos & conditioners Notebooks Pens & pencils, including colored… Read more
The Witness to Hope campaign is designed to raise money for critically-needed items to support our mission. We’ve narrowed the list of items being considered and now need your input so we can make final preparations for the official launch of the campaign at Christ the King this fall. Please plan to attend one of… Read more
The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is for anyone 7 or older seeking to be baptized and/or enter into the Catholic Church or for adult Catholics seeking completion of the Sacraments of Initiation (e.g., Confirmation or First Communion). There are two Orientation sessions scheduled in the Bishop Mengeling Room in the Church: Sunday,… Read more
Does your family include children ages 3-18? Now is the time to register them for religious education at Christ the King! Our religious education classes actively encourage your children to have and grow in a relationship with Jesus. Our excellent catechists also teach a love for the Church and family in every grade level, supporting… Read more
Use your cutting, artistic, and visual design skills to update the Parish Center bulletin boards in honor of Mary. All supplies (& non-art play space for little ones) provided. All are welcome! Join us on Wednesday, August 16, 10-11:45am, and/or Tuesday, August 22, 7-8:30pm. Questions? Contact Colleen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pope Francis invited the Charismatic Renewal to celebrate Pentecost with him in Rome. This 5-day event featured many teachings from Catholic Charismatic Renewal leaders from around the world. It was highlighted by Pope Francis’ address, thanking the Renewal and calling us onward in unity. Pope Francis’ address, 37 videos of the teachings and events, and… 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 email@example.com.
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
Special Effects Many of the movies these days attempt to make their money by touting the new and bigger-than-ever special effects, especially those movies in, yes, I’ll admit it, my favorite genre, science fiction. Here in this wonderful reading from I Kings, you have just the reverse. In fact, the contrast is repeated, with the… Read more
The Feast of the Transfiguration: “This is My beloved Son, with Whom I am well pleased; listen to Him.”
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the Feast of the Transfiguration is now available online! Click here to listen. Heroes Many of us have heroes, or at least people that we look up to, maybe even famous people that we would like to meet someday. One of my heroes was St. John Paul the Great. The year that… Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. What would you ask for? Imagine having a conversation with God and He says that to you—the omnipotent ruler of the entire universe has just made Himself totally available to you, to give you whatever you request! What… Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time is now available online! Click here to listen. The Foundation for the Good News The fundamental reality that is the foundation for the good news is this truth, that the Lord our God is good and forgiving. If He were not, what would be our reason… Read more
Note: Fr. Ed’s homily for the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is now available online! Click here to listen. Why Our Lady of Mount Carmel? Praised be Jesus Christ! This is the standard greeting that members of the Carmelite Order often use to greet each other as well as visitors to their monasteries. This… Read more
14th Sunday in Ordinary Time: “Come to Me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.”
Who does this not apply to? Is there anyone who does not experience in this life feeling burdened and in fact desperately needing that very rest that only the Lord Jesus can give? The fact that we have a Savior Who knows us better than we know ourselves, and Who delights to lift our burdens… Read more
13th Sunday in Ordinary Time: “Whoever receives you receives Me, and whoever receives Me receives the One Who sent Me.”
This phrase is a great consolation to us. It speaks of the fact that the Lord Jesus not only draws us into a deeper relationship with Him, but that He then brings about, for us, a deeper relationship with His Father as well. This is the great mystery that our recent celebration of Trinity Sunday… Read more
12th Sunday in Ordinary Time: “Everyone who acknowledges Me before men, I will acknowledge before My Heavenly Father.”
This phrase is a great consolation to us. It speaks to us of how the Lord Jesus Himself will respond, even in the very courts of Heaven, to those who live and speak in a way that acknowledges Him! How do we do that? He is Risen! He has sent us His Spirit. That reception… Read more
Corpus Christi: “Unless you eat the Flesh of the Son of Man and drink His Blood, you do not have life within you.”
He is Risen! He has sent us His Spirit. He has invited us to share in the very life of the Triune God, and now He invites us more deeply into the Communion of His Body and Blood. This is one of the most graced times of our liturgical year, as we celebrate these great… Read more
Trinity: “The LORD, the LORD, a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger and rich in kindness and fidelity!”
What words of incomparable consolation! The Holy One of Israel, in a defining moment of His self-revelation, announces to Moses, the Chosen People, and to us, what His heart is like for those Who follow Him! He is merciful and gracious—isn’t that like a dream come true? Isn’t that exactly what you would want the… Read more
Aug17ThuAug18Fri1:30 pm Boehm/Assilenou WeddingBoehm/Assilenou WeddingAug 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pmDcn Dan Foley, Gaelle Assilenou & Zechariah Boehm 734-812-1151 firstname.lastname@example.org 10/7/16AC5:30 pm Mass (Confessions 4:55-5:25) @ Church--Worship SpaceMass (Confessions 4:55-5:25) @ Church--Worship SpaceAug 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pmAug19Sat10:30 am Alpha Training @ Parish Center--GymAlpha Training @ Parish Center--GymAug 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pmAlpha Team Aimee Godfrey 734-730-3433 email@example.com 2/16/17AC4:30 pm Mass (Confessions 3:55 – 4:25 pm) @ Church--Worship SpaceMass (Confessions 3:55 – 4:25 pm) @ Church--Worship SpaceAug 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pmAug20Sun9:00 am Mass – 9:00 am (Confessions 8:25... @ Church--Worship SpaceMass – 9:00 am (Confessions 8:25... @ Church--Worship SpaceAug 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am9:00 am Nursery during Mass @ Church--Mengeling RoomNursery during Mass @ Church--Mengeling RoomAug 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am11:00 am Nursery during Mass @ Church--Mengeling RoomNursery during Mass @ Church--Mengeling RoomAug 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm12:30 pm RCIA Orientation @ Church--Mengeling RoomRCIA Orientation @ Church--Mengeling RoomAug 20 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pmDcn. Larry 734-474-1502 firstname.lastname@example.org 7-11-17 SMAug21Mon11:00 am Private Mass with Fr. Bill Spencer @ Church--Worship SpacePrivate Mass with Fr. Bill Spencer @ Church--Worship SpaceAug 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pmAug22Tue12:00 pm Mass & Blessing of the Children @ Church--Worship SpaceMass & Blessing of the Children @ Church--Worship SpaceAug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm7:00 pm Knights of Columbus Business Mee... @ Parish Center--Room 2Knights of Columbus Business Mee... @ Parish Center--Room 2Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pmMark Tepen 734-678-2402 email@example.com 7-18-17 SMAug23Wed
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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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