This weekend Christ the King extends a warm welcome to Deacon Eddie Ensley and Deacon Robert Herrmann. Deacon Eddie and Deacon Robert are preaching at all of the Masses this weekend in preparation for our Parish Mission. The Mission begins this Monday, April 23, and continues Tuesday, April 24 and Wednesday, April 25. Sessions will begin at 7:00 p.m. each evening. Wednesday evening the Mission will conclude with a social in Monsignor Tuohy Hall.
Deacon Eddie and Deacon Robert come to us with over 30 years of experience in leading Parish Missions and Retreats. They teach as Jesus taught by telling stories and parables. Wit and down-to-earth insights from everyday experiences are the hallmarks of their presentations. Dealing with life’s hurts, Mary as a model of discipleship and the art of prayer will all be dealt with in the reflections offered at the Parish Mission. Both are accomplished authors in the ways of the spiritual life and copies of their books will be available each evening of the Mission.
Thank you to Phyllis McNamara for organizing the recent pilgrimage for the King’s Court. Fifty parishioners and friends participated in the pilgrimage to the Shrine of Christ’s Passion in Saint John, Indiana. The pilgrimage included Mass at the beautiful church of St. John the Evangelist. The group experienced fellowship, prayer and fun together. Plans are underway for a summer pilgrimage to Saint Mary of the Woods, Indiana, to visit the Shrine of Saint Theodora Guerin, Indiana’s saint. Watch the bulletin for details. The next Mass and lunch for the King’s Court will take place, Monday, May 14.
Thank you to the wonderful group of parishioners who have stepped forward to serve as catechists for the Children’s Liturgy of the Word at our 10:00 a.m. Sunday Mass. The number of children participating continues to grow as does their enthusiasm for this very special ministry that proclaims God’s Word to them in a way that their young hearts and minds can understand. This beautiful ministry is made possible by the sharing of time and talent of our catechists and we are grateful.
There is work for everyone at Christ the King! Please make sure you fill out a Stewardship Form and return the form to the parish by Pentecost Sunday.
See you at Mass – and the Parish Mission!