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Also, check out our BULLETIN - it includes information about many of our happenings!


 

  • CRS RICE BOWL RETURN   Thank you for supporting CRS Rice Bowl this Lenten season. Go to crs.orgto see the man [ ... ]

    CRS RICE BOWL RETURN

     

    Thank you for supporting CRS Rice Bowl this Lenten season. Go to crs.orgto see the many ways Catholic Relief Services truly does live out the Corporal Works of Mercy. Your generosity makes all this happen! God bless you!

    Please return your rice bowls to school, church, or the rectory within the next few weeks. Donations may be in cash or checks made payable to “Christ King Parish” putting “Attn: CRS Rice Bowl” in the Memo section of your check. Christ King Human Concerns

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  • Pastoral Council Nominations | April 6 - 30
    The Christ King Pastoral Council is an advisory body that works in consultation with the pastor. The pastoral council as [ ... ]

    The Christ King Pastoral Council is an advisory body that works in consultation with the pastor. The pastoral council assists the pastor in assessing parish pastoral needs, setting goals, and offering recommendations as Christ King Parish strives to become a community of intentional missionfocused disciples, evangelizers, and stewards.

    The Christ King Pastoral Council will discern 2 adult members. Each new member will serve a three-year term. Please consider nominating yourself or someone you think is interested in serving Christ King Parish in this capacity.

    Nomination forms will be available beginning this weekend (April 6/7). Nominations will be accepted between April 6 through April 30. Discernment of new members will take place Monday, May 13. More information about the Pastoral Council will be in the Christ King Parish Bulletin and on the website christkingparish.org

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  • Habitat for Humanity | Drywalling | Saturday, April 27
    Habitat for Humanity begins its second year of an ambitious three year goal to build and rehab 100 houses in the Mi [ ... ]

    Habitat for Humanity begins its second year of an ambitious three year goal to build and rehab 100 houses in the Mid- Town neighborhood. Our Church Coalition is an im- portant part of this work. In March, we worked on framing one house, and in April we will be drywalling another. If you would be interested in checking out Habitat, our awesome group of volun- teers would love to meet you. No experience necessary.

    • Date: Saturday, April 27
    • Time: 8am–3pm
    • Address: 2048 North 30th St. (just south of North Ave.)

    Please sign up ONLINE. If you have any questions, please contact Ken Kloser at (414) 801-9857 or by EMAIL.

    The next build day is Saturday, May 18 (location to be announced).

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  • Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Appeal | April 27 & 28
    The Knights of Columbus will be accepting donations after all Masses for their Developmentally and Cognitively Disabled [ ... ]

    The Knights of Columbus will be accepting donations after all Masses for their Developmentally and Cognitively Disabled Programs at Christ King Parish, as well as other Milwaukee area organizations. The Christ King SPRED Program is a direct beneficiary of part of these donations. Please consider a donation and accept a tootsie roll as the Knights ofColumbus’s way of saying “Thank You”.

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  • "Come and See" CGS Open House | Sunday, April 28 | 11:30AM - 1PM
    CGS Atrium (2nd floor of Christ King Parish Center) Over the next several years, our religious education program is g [ ... ]

    CGS Atrium (2nd floor of Christ King Parish Center)

    Over the next several years, our religious education program is getting a make over!

    We are transitioning over to a Montessori-based formation program that is hands-on, practical, and deeply focused on the spiritual needs of the child. Next year (2019-2020), children in K3-K5 are invited to experience this program. Come and see the Atrium, the special environment made especially for the young child to hear the voice of the Good Shepherd and find out how you can get involved.

    Parents, grandparents, and interested parishioners are welcome to come and see!Enter in the 91st Street Christ King Church

    Entrance and follow the sheep upstairs.

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  • 175 Alive | Come Celebrate the¬†Archidoceseof Milwaukee!
    175 years is a lot to celebrate, and we have a lot to offer in the celebration! A full day of free activities await [ ... ]

    175 years is a lot to celebrate, and we have a lot to offer in the celebration! A full day of free activities awaityou and your family on Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We hope to see you there!

    Why May 4? 

    May 4, 2019 commemorates 175 years to the approximate day the first Bishop of Milwaukee, Bishop John Martin Henni, arrived in Milwaukee in 1844.

    What is all happening on May 4? 

    The celebration will start in Pere Marquette Park, then process to the Cathedral for an 11 a.m. Mass. The celebration will continue in Cathedral Square, as we join together in a fun-filled family day of music, food, games and a youth 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. 

    LEARN MORE HERE!

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  • S.V.D.P. Clothing Drive | Saturday, May 4 | South Hall | 10AM-1PM
    St. Vincent de Paul dedicated his life to serving the poor and needy people of his time. Let us imitate his goodness by [ ... ]

    St. Vincent de Paul dedicated his life to serving the poor and needy people of his time. Let us imitate his goodness by sharing our clothes and bedding with those in need this season. Holy Spirit guide our hearts and our hands as we choose what to share.

    Our spring clothing drive to help those in need in our community is scheduled for Saturday, May 4 from 10:00AM - 1:00PM in the South Hall.

    We would especially appreciate donations of spring and summer adult clothing and accessories (purses, shoes,belts, etc.) baby and children’s clothing, blankets, linens(sheets, towels, curtains, tablecloths, etc.) kitchen items (pots, pans, bowls, utensils, etc.) and small working appliances.

    Please bring only clean, wearable and usable items. If youcan’t get to the drive on the 4th and would like a pick up,please contact Steve Obscherning at 414-773-9146 by April 29th to arrange one. The less fortunate in our greater community truly benefit from this drive, and we thank you for your caring and continued generosity.

    Oh good and gracious God, we thank you for all you have given us. We know that we are blessed with more clothes than we really need. Help us to share with those who have very little. As we stand before our closets and look at all we own, open our hearts to the needs of others and help us to generously give to our brothers and sisters in need. We askthis in Jesus’ name. Amen.

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  • SHARE Sunday | May 5

    Sunday, May 5 is SHARE Sunday. Please be generous in supporting our Northside and Southside Meal Programs.

  • Fellowship Sunday | May 5
    Join us in the Parish Center after Sunday Masses on May 5. Enjoy delicious breakfast goodies of coffee, juice, Cranky Al [ ... ]

    Join us in the Parish Center after Sunday Masses on May 5. Enjoy delicious breakfast goodies of coffee, juice, Cranky Al’s Donuts and fruit!

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  • Baptism Prep Class | Thursday May 16 | 7PM | St. Bernard Parish
    All parents wishing to have their children baptized at Christ King Parish must attend a Baptism Prep Class. St. Bernard [ ... ]

    All parents wishing to have their children baptized at Christ King Parish must attend a Baptism Prep Class. St. Bernard will be hosting the next class on Thursday, May 16 at 7:00PM. 

    Please call the Parish Office to register for a class or set up a baptismal date.

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  • Capital Appeal Updates
    $4,679,180 Total pledged amount as of 4/03/2019 If you have prayerfully considered a change in your gift, or an addit [ ... ]

    $4,679,180 Total pledged amount as of 4/03/2019

    If you have prayerfully considered a change in your gift, or an addition to help us all meet our Transformation Goal of $6 million, feel free to fill out a supplemental pledge form.

    A continued thank you to all who have made a pledge. We appreciate your generosity. You can still pledge! There are forms available at both church entrances, in the Parish Office or online.

    Please visit the Capital Appeal page on our WEBSITE for more information and our thank you list.

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  • Diaconate Formation
    Are you considering serving the Church as an Ordained Deacon?   The Church calls men to be deacons “in [ ... ]
    Are you considering serving the Church as an Ordained Deacon?
     
    The Church calls men to be deacons “in-service” to the People of God. If you are a man (married or single), that feels this call and wants to know more, please contact the Office for Diaconate Formation at 414-758-2207 or EMAIL.
     
    You can also go to the INQUIRY FOR DISCERNMENT PROGRAM. The schedule of the sessions can be found HERE.

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  • Jim Gosz Summer Volleyball & Basketball Co-Ed Camps - Register Now!
    • Download the Volleyball Registration Form HERE
    • Download the Basketball Registration Form HERE.
  • Get Involved with Music Ministry
    The Call: Choirs help communicate the presence of God in our midst. The Second Vatican Council stated emphatically t [ ... ]
    The Call:

    Choirs help communicate the presence of God in our midst. The Second Vatican Council stated emphatically that choirs must be diligently promoted. Choral music inspires the faithful. Masses with a choir seem to have more energy and stronger participation by the assembly.

    The Challenge:

    Most people believe a choir is a valuable ministry but, few have the time to participate regularly. The weekly rehearsal and the weekend Mass seem to be significant time commitments. Our regular members (currently about 20) also have work and family commitments and need to miss a rehearsal or a Mass occasionally.

    A Possible Solution: ACS (Adult Choir Support) Singers
    Perhaps there are people in our parish community who have prior choral experience and/or sing with one of the fine choral groups in the greater Milwaukee area, but don’t have the time to commit to our parish adult choir. What if these folks were willing to help the choir out on a Sunday morning? No regular commitment, just an email (SOS) requesting singers for a particular Mass. If you can help great—if your schedule is full, join us next time. The choral score could be emailed with a request for tenors, basses, sopranos or altos (sometimes all of the above depending on the piece of music). My expectation as the choir director would be for singer to learn the music independently and join the choir for warm-up before the scheduled Mass (usually 1/2 hour before Mass time). ACS Singers would also be welcome to attend part of the regular Thursday rehearsal at 6:30 pm before the weekend Mass if it fit into their schedules, though that is not my expectation for this ministry.

    I don’t envision sending out a request for every Adult Choir Mass, just those when some of our regular members are missing or the music requires more singers. The reverse of this idea might also work. An ACS Singer could contact me and offer to sing with the choir at a particular Mass. That person would receive the score via email, prepare it independently and join us for the warm-up before Mass. If this sounds like a possibility for you please feel free to contact me with questions or to join the Christ King ACS Singer Ministry.

    Bill Lieven
    Director of Liturgical Music
    lievenb@christkingparish.org
    414-258-2604 ext. 27

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  • Catholic Relief Services | Parish Ambassadors Initiative
    If you are passionate about global justice and feel the call to be in solidarity with the world’s poor, becoming a [ ... ]
    If you are passionate about global justice and feel the call to be in solidarity with the world’s poor, becoming a Christ King CRS Parish Ambassador might just be what you are looking for!
     
    Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We are motivated by the Gospel of Jesus Christ to cherish, preserve and uphold the sacredness and dignity of all human life, foster charity and justice, and embody Catholic social and moral teaching as we act to:
     
    PROMOTE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
     
    by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies; and,
     
    SERVE CATHOLICS IN THE UNITED STATES
     
    as they live their faith in solidarity with their brothers and sisters around the world. As part of the universal mission of the Catholic Church, we work with local, national and international Catholic institutions and structures, as well as other organizations, to assist people on the basis of need, not creed, race or nationality.
     
    Catholics across the country are hungering for new ways to live their faith - to encounter and respond to suffering people around the world. These disciples of Christ seek to put into practice the teachings of the Church by breaking through what Pope Francis calls the “globalization of indifference.” And they want to inspire their parish communities to act on our faith by caring for people in need.
     
    For 75 years, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has been providing expertise and compassion to the very poorest of our brothers and sisters in more than 100 countries.
     
    Christ King CRS Parish Ambassadors are active parishioners with a passion for global solidarity who help strengthen the parish's outreach ministry by organizing three global discipleship activities per year in our parish. There are substantial resources and support from CRS to assist with these efforts.
     
    If you are interested in learning more about this global initiative please contact Luigi and Sue Schmitt 414-778-0405 or EMAIL.

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  • Please Support & Thank Our 2018/19 CKAA Sponsors!
    THANK YOU TO:   NORTH SHORE BANK Margaret Capper   ELIZABETH RESIDENCE John & Lisa Coury [ ... ]

    THANK YOU TO:

     
    NORTH SHORE BANK
    Margaret Capper
     
    ELIZABETH RESIDENCE
    John & Lisa Coury
     
    KELLY & KEN HEMAUER FAMILY
     
    ANGUIL ENVIRONMENTAL
    Chris Anguil
     
    MUHS
     
    ASSOCIATED BENEFITS & RISK
    Dan Catanese
     
    McCARTHY GRITTINGER
    Matt Miler
     
    BE SPECTACLED
    Mark Veth
     
    STEPH & MARK MERZ FAMILY
     
    CELTIC ADVERTISING & PR
    Brian Meehan
     
    THURSDAY NIGHT HOOPS
     
    INTEC
    Juan Hurtado
     
    VISTA MOBILITY
    Mark Lancaster
     
    IWB MARKETING, LLC

    Jim Ganzer

    WAC
    Derek Deprey

     

    JOHNSON INSURANCE
    Justin Abbott
     
    JENNIFER & BILL WIROSTKO FAMILY
     
    KING LEGAL
    Mark King
     
    ZWASKA FUNERAL HOME &
    CREMATION SERVICES
    Mike Zwaska
     
    LEFFLER CLEANING
    Dan Leffler
     
    MYCO USA
    Tim O’Brien
     
    CK MEN’S FUTSAL
     
    PCS-HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
    John Washcovick
     
    DSHA
     
    REXNORD
    Todd Adams

     

    GREENFIRE MANAGEMENT SERVICES
    Mike Timmers
     
    ERIN & CHRIS SCHMIDT FAMILY
     
    HERKOWSKI, STICKLER & ASC.
    Joe Herkowski
     
    SUNDAY NIGHT HOOPS
     
    iHEART RADIO
    Colleen Valkoun
     

    THANK YOU!

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  • Low Gluten Hosts
    In an attempt to try to be more inclusive of those who are afflicted with Celiac Spruce disease or some form of gluten i [ ... ]

    In an attempt to try to be more inclusive of those who are afflicted with Celiac Spruce disease or some form of gluten intolerance, low-gluten hosts are available at the Sunday Masses. These hosts are not gluten- free, though the level is extremely low (less than twenty parts per million [<20 ppm]) and are therefore in strict adherence to Canon Law.

    If you are intolerant of gluten and would like to receive one of these hosts, the priest will have them available in his ciborium. Get into his line at the Communion procession and indicate this fact when you receive. The hosts are placed in a special container to help minimize cross contamination.

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  • SPRED Catechists Needed
    SPRED (Special Religious Development) Our SPRED program is in need of catechists. Training is provided and you will alwa [ ... ]

    SPRED (Special Religious Development) Our SPRED program is in need of catechists. Training is provided and you will always be in a group setting with the support of the entire group. Please consider joining this very important and special ministry! If interested or to find out more about the program, or if you know of any child or adult who could benefit from SPRED, please EMAIL Eileen Wingenter.

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  • Christ King Supports the Ronald McDonald House
    Aluminium Pull Tabs Collection! An On-Going Outreach!  Little things mean a lot… Saving pull ta [ ... ]

    Aluminium Pull Tabs Collection! An On-Going Outreach! 

    Little things mean a lot… Saving pull tabs is easy! They’re compact with a high concentration of recyclable aluminum. Since 2000, recycling little aluminum tabs from the tops of cans have generated nearly $270,000 for the Wauwatosa’s Ronald McDonald House. Revenue from recycling these little bits of aluminum helps provide a “home away from home” for families whose seriously ill children are undergoing medical treatment in the Milwaukee area.  

    Here’s how you can help… 

    Collect pull tabs from aluminium cans, such as from cans of soda, all year round. When you have a bunch, bring them to the Christ King Rectory or School Office whenever you want. Spread the word to your family, friends, classmates and co-workers and bring theirs in as well! 

    To learn more aboat the Ronald McDonald House please go to rmhcmilwaukee.org 

    It’s an easy and simple way to support the Ronald McDonald House and help these families, especially during a very difficult time for them and their child! 

    Thanks you! 

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  • Athletic Association - Committee Members Needed
    We currently have a few open positions on our Athletic Committee: Volleyball Tournament Coordinator Track & [ ... ]

    We currently have a few open positions on our Athletic Committee:

    • Volleyball Tournament Coordinator
    • Track & Field Coordinator
    • Gym Set-up/TakeDown

    If you are interested in learning more about these positions, please contact Ken Hemauer, our Athletic Board Director.

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  • WIFI in Church
    Several years ago I asked the parish to commit to a multi-year project to include connected WIFI coverage across the ent [ ... ]

    Several years ago I asked the parish to commit to a multi-year project to include connected WIFI coverage across the entire campus. We have completed the last stage now in improved coverage in the parish center and the church itself. Once you save the information, you can walk from one end of the building to the other and stay connected to the same system. I encourage the healthy use of electronics, even in church, when they are used to help pray, to read the readings ahead of time, or to communicate with those who ought be with you at Mass. 

    If you want to use our WIFI network, connect to “GUESTS” and use the password: “ckguest06”. Thanks, as always, to your dollars in the collection basket that help us improve what we can offer as a parish.

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  • Do you have a story or reflection (short or long) you'd like to share about how CK (or a person or an event or an ex [ ... ]

    Do you have a story or reflection (short or long) you'd like to share about how CK (or a person or an event or an experience) has helped to strengthen your faith or deepen your love or increase your involvement? If so, we'd love hear about it and share it with others! Visit our Why CK webpage or email Laura Shears, Communications Coordinator.

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  • The Church is Open for Prayer & Reflection!
    Christ King Church is open for personal prayer: Monday - Wednesday: 6:30am - 8:30pm. Thursday & Fr [ ... ]

    Christ King Church is open for personal prayer:

    • Monday - Wednesday: 6:30am - 8:30pm.
    • Thursday & Friday: 6:00am - 8:30pm
    • Saturdays: 9:00am to 5:30pm
    • Sundays: 7:30am to Noon.

    Stop by before or after work. Come during lunch. Bring the family after dinner.

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  • Senior Priests
    We currently have 128 Senior Priests living throughout our archdiocese. Many of these retired priests are quite active a [ ... ]
    We currently have 128 Senior Priests living throughout our archdiocese. Many of these retired priests are quite active and live independently. However, they sometimes have a health episode that limits their abilities for a period of time. It is at times like this that they may need assis-tance with rides or shopping. If you would like to be put on a call list to assist our Senior Priests please contact Sharon Krueger at 414-769-3452. 

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  • Wellness Clinic
    Our Wellness Nurse offers a wellness clinic once a month for parishioners of St. Bernard and Christ King. She is sponsor [ ... ]

    Our Wellness Nurse offers a wellness clinic once a month for parishioners of St. Bernard and Christ King. She is sponsored by St. Camillus Home Health Services and her services are complimentary to parishioners on the first Monday of the month from 8:30 to 9:30 AM in the hospitality room in the back of STB church. Through education, counseling, visits, health screenings, referrals and advocacy, the Wellness Nurse will assist parishioners in leading a healthier lifestyle. Some of the services provided include: health screenings (i.e. blood pressure checks), health edu- cation, medication management, community resource coor- dinator and health related presentations. 

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  • All students participating in athletics must have this form on file prior to practice or participation.
     
  • Archdiocesan parishes and schools are encouraged to use this Photography Consent Form to obtain permission to use a phot [ ... ]

    Archdiocesan parishes and schools are encouraged to use this Photography Consent Form to obtain permission to use a photograph of an individual for use on a web or social media site or in printed materials.

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