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Consider This

by Michael Mitchell

  My favorite moment from the Patriots victory parade in Boston after the Super Bowl came when Coach Belichick led the crowds in a chant that summarized his strategy for success and his interest in preparing for next season: “No days off!” Ironically, he said it when he and every Patriot had the day off.   Even […]

Quote of the Week

by Michael Mitchell

“Pretty much everyone’s lifestyle is sinful. Unless the Blessed Mother shows up in the communion line, there is no one sinless in our church.” – Rev. James Martin, speaking to the New York Times about his new book: “Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the L.G.B.T. Community Can Enter Into a Relationship of […]

Vitality Index

by Michael Mitchell

As mentioned in previous Vitality Index columns, we plan to use this space once each month to present evidence that demonstrates why we belong to such a dynamic Parish and how this faith-filled community offers examples of a 21st Century Catholic life experience. A “Welcoming Parish” Influence on a Growing Religious Formation Program Just as […]

Consider This

by Fr. Jared

Statement from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops regarding the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord: President Donald J. Trump announced that the United States will not honor the Paris agreement on climate change. The United States and China, the two largest carbon emitters, and 195 other nations, signed the agreement that was ratified […]

Faith Formation

by Michael Mitchell

RELIGIOUS FORMATION NOTES Registration for Classes 17-18 Registrations for Fall Religious Formation classes will be taken at 789-0417 or on the parish website under Religious Formation until June 12.   Any new families who have registered in the parish need to register their children for classes. First Communion registration is required for Catholic school students […]

Catholic Communication Collection

by Michael Mitchell

The Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC) helps us connect your world with God’s word with every means available, making use of media outlets to evangelize and promote Gospel values.  In the Diocese of Providence, we share the Good News in a number of ways, through social media on Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, the Diocesan Mobile App, […]

Stephen Ministry Message

by Michael Mitchell

In the face of difficulties, perseverance is the key to getting beyond them. But to struggle on by oneself takes more than simply perseverance, it take the help of another. That help is what a Stephen Minister offers; someone to share the burden and lean on when the going gets extra hard.  Call Carol Hartley at 783-4036 (e-mail:  CTK_StephenMinistry@verizon.net), Larry […]

Peace & Justice News

by Michael Mitchell

Movie Night. Saturday, June 10   Join us for the 5:00 p.m. Mass, followed by a potluck supper. At 6:45 p.m. we will show Before the Flood, a heartfelt, educational, and advocacy documentary about the most important issue of our time, climate change. Oscar winning movie star, Leonardo DiCaprio, is passionate about examining our fossil-fuel addiction […]

Alpha Film Series Returns to CTK

by Michael Mitchell

Tuesday evenings, beginning September 12! WHAT IS ALPHA? Alpha is a wonderful place for parishioners, friends, and/or family members to deepen or discover their  faith and a place where people have an opportunity to explore the meaning of life and faith in a relaxed, friendly setting.  We will meet once a week eleven weeks. At […]

Consider This

by Michael Mitchell

Summer is always a good time for projects in and around the home – and the church! Recently, we replaced one of the church’s four AC units and one of two HVAC units at the church hall. In addition, all of the leaks in the rectory roof were repaired, as well as a leak in […]