Welcome from the Pastor
In the Spirit of our Parish Mission Statement that calls us to be a welcoming parish, as Pastor of Christ the King Parish, I welcome you to our new Parish Web-site. It is intended to provide general information about the parish, the sacraments, timely news concerning parish events and programs as well as ways to contact the parish directly. Besides a parish focus, it also provides easy access to information about the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Universal Church. There are also related links to websites that will inform and encourage your spiritual life, especially through the daily Scriptures. It is my hope that the new website will be a blessing for our parish—a blessing that will inform and inspire us along the way. Take advantage of the informational and inspirational opportunities it provides.
MEMORIAL MASS FOR FATHER MICHAEL SHEEHAN
CHRIST THE KING CHURCH
SATURDAY MAY 4TH 2019
FAST AND ABSTINENCE FOR LENT
The Bishops of the United States prescribe, as minimal obligation, that all persons who are fourteen years of age and older are bound to abstain from eating meat on Ash Wednesday, March 6th, on all the Fridays of Lent and Good Friday. Further, all persons eighteen years of age and older, up to and including their fifty-ninth birthday, are bound to fast by limiting themselves to a single full meal on Ash Wednesday and on Good Friday, while the other two meals on those days are to be light. All the faithful are encouraged, when possible, to participate at Mass and to receive the Holy Eucharist daily, to celebrate frequently the Sacrament of Penance, to undertake spiritual reading, especially the study of the Sacred Scriptures, and to participate in parish Lenten devotions as well as Lenten education programs.
CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL
Christ the King School Hall of Fame Gala is Saturday April 6th, 2019 at Regina Coeli Knights of Columbus. Join us for an adult night out honoring those who have helped make Christ the King School what it is today. Tickets are $40 which includes dinner, dancing and open bar. Tickets are on sale now. They can be purchased in the rectory. This is sure to be a sell out event so get your tickets right away!
Honorees are Msgr. Joseph Prior, Mrs. Jane Yost, Thomas McClean, Ms. Marie Calciano, & Richard Fitzhenry