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
Friday, Dec. 8, is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, a Holy Day of Obligation and the Patronal Feast of the United States and the Diocese of Lansing. Masses at Christ the King for the solemnity will be on — Thursday, Dec. 7, 7:30 pm (Vigil Mass; Confessions 7:00-7:25 pm) — Friday, Dec. 8,… Read more
Christ the King will participate in the following Advent Penance Services in the Ann Arbor area: St. Thomas the Apostle Parish: Monday, Dec. 11, 7 pm Old St. Patrick Parish: Wednesday, Dec. 13, 7 pm St. Francis of Assisi Parish: Thursday, Dec. 14, 7 pm
The Mass schedule for the 4th Sunday of Advent and Christmas is as follows: Saturday, Dec. 23, Vigil of the 4th Sunday of Advent 4:30pm, Confessions 4:00-4:25pm Sunday morning, Dec. 24, 4th Sunday of Advent 9:00am, Confessions 8:30-8:55am (NO 11:00am Mass) Sunday evening, Dec. 24, Vigil of Christmas — 4:30pm (NO Incense), Confessions… Read more
Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that explores life’s biggest questions. Each session includes a meal, a talk, and small group discussion, where no question is too simple and no answer pre-packaged. We are still working out some of the details, but we know that we’ll have the following sessions: Sunday, 12:30-2:30pm: In a home… Read more
We believe everyone should have the chance to explore the Christian faith, ask questions, and share their point of view. So we are offering an Alpha course which will begin the week of January 7, 2018. Come to week one and maybe come back for week two and three; completely up to you. Enjoy food,… Read more
The Encounter Ministries Conference at Christ the King, Jan. 4-6, 2018, has sold out. For more information and to sign up for the wait list, go to https://encounterministries.us/encounter2018/
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
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
“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
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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 email@example.com. All room request forms for the scheduling event are due by May 18, 2017.
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