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Consider This

by Michael Mitchell

“Faced with the tragedy of tens of thousands of refugees who are fleeing death by war and by hunger, and who are on a path toward a hope for life, the Gospel calls us to be neighbors to the smallest and most abandoned, to give them concrete hope. It is not enough to say, ‘Have […]

Trinity Dome Collection

by Michael Mitchell

  The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC, is the largest Roman Catholic church in North America and has been a work in progress since the laying of its foundation stone in 1920. Now, as its 100th anniversary approaches, a monumental effort is underway to complete this “Hymn in Stone” […]

Catholic Charity Appeal

by Michael Mitchell

We continue to approach our goal of $234,886. This week we reached the 60% mark. If you haven’t yet responded, please consider the refugees who benefit from this drive in the diocese. You may mail your donation or drop it in the collection basket. Thank you for your support. Carol Brock and Mary Freeman: Co-chairs.

Parish Council Nominations

by Michael Mitchell

  We have two openings for At-Large members of the Parish Council. An At-Large member represents the community of Christ the King as a whole, and serves a term of 3 years. His or her responsibility is to evaluate, represent and respond as a member of the parish, to items under consideration by the Parish Council. […]

Stewardship Sharing Nominations

by Michael Mitchell

  Christ the King Parish has a long history of generosity, which has served many in need. Our parish is invited to nominate worthy organizations, large or small, that are living the message of the Gospel in their work to help others.   Forms and instructions are available at the doors of the church, or can be […]

Operation Chill Out

by Michael Mitchell

  Operation Chillout RI will be collecting cases of bottled water, new baseball caps, tee shirts, cotton socks, sunscreen, and insect repellent from May 27 – July 9. We will distribute these items to homeless Veterans and non-Veterans in RI this summer to help them make it through summer’s heat.   Operation Chillout RI hopes to get […]

Lest We Forget – Memorial Day

by Michael Mitchell

  The unofficial kickoff of the summer season, Memorial Day weekend, is just around the corner.  Many of us will use this weekend to shop for holiday bargains, go to the beach, enjoy a nice cookout with family and friends or just relax under a warm, late spring sun.     To the families of our deceased […]

Confirmation for Adults

by Michael Mitchell

  Any adult who has received the sacraments of Baptism and Eucharist but has not received Confirmation is invited to “receive the gift of the Holy Spirit” during Mass on Pentecost Sunday. Several adults have already expressed their intention to be confirmed at this Mass. While the RCIA program remains in place for those who are […]

Trinity Dome Collection

by Michael Mitchell

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC, is the largest Roman Catholic church in North America and is among the ten largest churches in the world. Designated by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops as a National Sanctuary of Prayer and Pilgrimage, the National Shrine is our nation’s […]

Catholic Charity Appeal

by Michael Mitchell

 Many thanks to the 300 parishioners who have already responded to the 2017 Catholic Charity Fund Appeal either on line, by mail, or in the collection basket.   We are at 53% of our goal.  Every gift no matter the size is truly appreciated. If you have not responded yet, please consider a gift to help the […]