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      HOLY WEEK AND THE TRIDUUM
      are fast approaching!
      Palm Sunday is April 13th while Lent ends with the beginning
      of the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday,
      April 17th at 7:00pm
      ; there will be a vigil in the reserve
      chapel after Mass until 10pm. Plan to spend a little
      while watching with the Lord. The Passion of the Lord
      will be on Good Friday, April 18th at 7:00pm. On April
      19th, Holy Saturday, the Easter Vigil
      will begin at
      8:00pm at sundown. This is the feast most integral to our
      faith and the holiest night of the year. On Sunday, Easter
      Morning, April 20th Masses will be at 8:00am, 9:30am
      and 11:00am.
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    • WELCOME

      Welcome to Christ the King Parish website.
      This is our home on the Internet in this new digital age. 

      Christ the King Parish is a spirit filled community of disciples, striving to live the Gospel.  Founded in 1963, we are one of the largest parishes in the Springfield diocese.  On this site you will learn about our parish, with numerous links to Catholic information and news.
       
      If you are seeking a parish community in which to pray, to learn and to be of service to others, then our doors and hearts are open to you.  Perhaps we will meet soon face to face.

      Grace and peace to you.   Fr. Joe

         
       

    • 2014 Prayer Intentions

      Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for APRIL 2014

      The Pope's general intention is: "That governments may foster the protection of creation and the just distribution of natural resources."

      His missionary intention is: "That the Risen Lord may fill with hope the hearts of those who are being tested by pain and sickness."

    • Parish News
      • April 5, 2014 | by Springfield Catholic Charities
        If you would like to purchase a raffle ticket, please contact Donna Klues, a CTK parishioner and member of the Springfield Area Catholic Charities Advisory Board by calling 793-0863. We will also be selling tickets this weekend at Christ the King after all the Masses.
      • If you have a special intention or someone for whom you would like prayers offered, please call Catherine Beedie at 787- 1677, Ann Francis at 546-1800 or Jean Heroux at 546-4922.
      • Morning Prayer is held every Monday and Friday, following 0630 AM Mass. Please join us, as the Lord has commanded us to pray without ceasing... This prayer marks the start of the day's work and the coming of the Light in the Liturgy of the Hours. Click on Morning Prayer for more information on the link. Complete instructions on the free app and how to load it is found here!
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      • Apr 17, 2014
        7:00 PM
        Holy Thursday Mass, Reflection and Prayer. Night Prayer Conclusion
      • Apr 18, 2014
        7:00 PM
        GOOD FRIDAY is a day of fast and abstinence. A Solemn Communion Service will be held at 7pm.
      • Apr 19, 2014
        While fast and abstinence are not required for Holy Saturday, you are encouraged to do so in some form. Perhaps you could fast from television, radio, music or your computer and make it a quiet day. Easter Vigil Mass begins at 8:00PM
      • Apr 19, 2014
        8:00 PM
        Please come and experience Easter Vigil! This is the HOLIEST night of the year!
      • Apr 20, 2014
        EASTER SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD: Masses on Easter Sunday are at 8am, 9:30am and 11am. Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia
    • Prayer for Msgr. Carl Kemme
      PRAY FOR OUR FORMER VICAR GENERAL:
      Msgr. Carl Kemme who will soon be the Bishop of the diocese of Wichita, and for the People of God in Wichita as they prepare for his Ordination as Bishop on May 01, 2014. O Lord, who for the feeding of your flock Have set your servant Carl
      Over the Local Church of Wichita As a successor to the Apostles, Grant him, we pray, A spirit of counsel and fortitude, A spirit of knowledge and piety, So that, by faithfully governing the people entrusted to him, He may build up in the world the sacrament of the Church. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son. Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, One God, for ever and ever.  Amen.
      Roman Missal, For the Bishop, adapted.
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      Vatican OKs Bishop Sheen Miracle
      http://www.osservatoreromano.va/

      John Paul II to become patron saint for WYD 
      http://www.catholicculture.org/



       
    • Requiescat in pace
       
      REST IN PEACE: 

      Please remember in your Masses and prayers the repose of the
      soul of Mr. John Teer, the brother of Margaret Davis. May his
      soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, Rest in Peace,
      Amen!

       

       

       
    • FATIMA STATUE

      LEGION OF MARY

      We have the Fatima Statue available for your home. There are
      prayers to say and the rosary. We could place it in your home
      for two weeks. It will bring you many blessings.
      Legion of Mary. Jean H. Heroux
      Home 546-4922, Cell: 416-9922
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    • A Stewardship Prayer
      A STEWARDSHIP PRAYER
      Gracious and loving God, we understand that you call us to be stewards of your abundance, the caretakers of all you have entrusted to us. Help us to use your gifts
      wisely and to share them generously. May our faithful stewardship be the hallmark of our discipleship a visible sign of our commitment to Christ. We pray with grateful hearts, in Jesus’ name. Amen.