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Youth Ministry

by Michael Mitchell

Vacation Bible School     VBS for grades K – 5 will be held Monday July 31 through Friday August 4. Kids discover they are lovingly crafted by God. On this interactive adventure, curious kids become hands-on inventors and experience God-the ultimate Maker-in new and wildly creative ways! Helpers are needed.   The flyer and consent form […]

Consider This

by Michael Mitchell

  At last week’s 8:00 a.m. Mass, Fr. Joe was faced with a problem that we have had several times in recent months: there weren’t enough hosts for everyone to receive Holy Communion. The only way for everyone to receive was for ministers to break the hosts into pieces. Thankfully, they did it before it was […]

Religious Formation

by Michael Mitchell

The office is closed through Monday, August 14. Please leave messages via email (glardaro@ctkri.org, or btougas@ctkri.org) or call 789-0417 and they will be returned as soon as possible. Religious Formation Class Registrations: On line Registration for students is on the parish website and families will be contacted when the RF office re-opens in August. Remember, […]

Stephen Ministry Message

by Michael Mitchell

Life changes!  Some changes are anticipated with much joy, others with trepidation. Either way, we sometimes need to share the unexpected reaction we feel and find ways to get back on our feet. A Stephen Minister is someone who can help you move through the initial reaction to these changes and find a new path to follow. Call […]

Vitality Index

by Michael Mitchell

PARISH SUPPORTS A DIVERSE SET OF DESERVING ORGANIZATIONS      This past week, Christ The King contributed $1,275 to support the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Rhode Island.  This community grant represents the final of 16 such contributions our Parish has made to worthy not-for-profit organizations during the current 2016-2017 budget year (ending June 30th) […]

Quote of the Week

by Michael Mitchell

“No one touch him! No one! No one!” – Imam Mohammed Mahmoud, 30, of the Finsbury Park Mosque in North London, in the moments after last week’s terrorist attack outside London’s Muslim Welfare House, as he intervened to stop angry witnesses in the crowd from retaliating against the perpetrator. Imam Mohammed later recounted: “There was […]

Peace and Justice in Action

by Michael Mitchell

  On Thursday, June 15, 300 postcards in support of reinstatement of the no-fare bus passes for low income seniors and disabled persons and signed by parishioners from Christ the King were delivered to your representatives at the State House. Thursday evening our governor put the free bus pass back in her budget! It is not yet […]

Save the Dates

by Michael Mitchell

Mark your calendars with these dates of our major events. More will be added as time goes on. Check the bulletin and our website for updates often. July 9: Blood Drive, 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. July 15: Movie Under the Stars: 8:00 p.m. July 31 – August 4: Vacation Bible School 9 a.m. – […]

Stephen Ministry Message

by Michael Mitchell

  Father’s Day and a time when we think about all our father has been to us. Sometimes that memory causes us pain and makes old hurts and disappointments come back. Those strong emotions can be a surprise and be difficult to move past. A good time to enlist the help of a Stephen Minister to help get past […]

A Stewardship Moment

by Michael Mitchell

Among the compelling Eucharistic themes proclaimed in today’s readings is the notion of “participation” as found in Saint Paul’s letter to the Corinthians. Good stewards are part of a Eucharistic family: loving, welcoming, serving. An important part of living as a steward comes about in the many ways we can participate in the life of […]