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Grade 4: “Generations Sharing Faith”

by Michael Mitchell

Grade 4 students are studying the Commandments (in particular “Honor thy Father and Mother), and receive a visit from senior members of our parish. Both students and seniors discuss life and faith experiences on Sunday, December 10 in the parish hall during class time, 10:15-11:15 a.m.

Quote of the Week

by Michael Mitchell

“We respectfully support the decision of the Patriarchate of Alexandria to restore the female diaconate, thus giving flesh to an idea that has been discussed and studied by pastors and theologians for decades. The reinstitution of the female diaconate does not constitute an innovation, as some would have us believe, but the revitalization of a […]

An Introduction to Islam

by Michael Mitchell

Tuesday, December 12, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Mary, Joseph and Jesus: Strangers in Bethlehem   The Season of Advent is an opportunity to prepare welcoming hearts; hearts that are inviting, that do not see Jesus as a stranger but as one longed for. Advent is a good time to consider what the “Bethlehems” are in our […]

Stephen Ministry Message

by Michael Mitchell

“Christmas is a time for looking back and remembering, and it’s now a sad time for me; the old joy will never come again in this world,” wrote Kate Saunders. That is true, the old joy may not return but new joy can. A Stephen Minister can listen as you talk through the old sadness and help […]

Advent Day of Reflection

by Michael Mitchell

Saturday, December 16:  9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Spiritual Life committee will offer a presentation on the O Antiphons by Sr. Elissa Rinere, a Sister of the Cross and Passion. The O Antiphons are a century old series of prayers used during Advent, which herald the coming of the messiah. Sr. Elissa holds a […]

Advent Food Collection

by Michael Mitchell

During Advent the Social Action Committee is once again coordinating a Food Drive for the families who use our Emergency Food Pantry and other local families in need.   The drive is Saturday/Sunday December 16 & 17. Collection boxes will be in the parish hall to place non-perishable items.   Suggested items are: canned meats, vegetables, cereals, […]

Consider This

by Michael Mitchell

On Wednesday, President Trump spoke of his plan to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, where all countries’ embassies are located. This makes the United States the first nation to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel since the state was established in 1948.   The leaders of Saudi Arabia, […]

Daily Mass Change

by Michael Mitchell

Beginning tomorrow, Monday, December 4, through Friday, December 8, all daily masses will be held in Christ the King Church. During that time, new stained glass windows will be installed in the Catholic Center Chapel. Parking is available in the driveway in the front of Christ the King (just pull in through the driveway near […]

Introduction to Islam

by Michael Mitchell

Tuesday, December 12, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. The Parish Peace and Justice and Spiritual Life Committees are sponsoring a presentation on Islam, with a focus on dispelling myths and reviewing important similarities between Islam, Judaism, and Christianity.  Guest speakers will be Abdelnasser Hussein, Principal of the West Warwick Islamic School and Jim Buxton, a retired […]

Stephen Ministry Message

by Michael Mitchell

The holiday season is upon us. It is hard to miss it as the stores are full of Christmas already. Holiday time can be difficult. The new normal without a loved one can be very stressful. A Stephen Minister will be glad to visit you and give you a chance to express your feelings and find new ways to […]