Christ the King is a vibrant, friendly and welcoming parish set in the heart of Bromborough.
We are an active community across a diverse set of groups from tots to the young at heart. This is a thriving, family community that comes together to share their faith and support each other.
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Owing to the current climate and government guidelines the decision was made this week to close the church until further notice. This decision was not made lightly. I believe that this is the perfect time to reflect on what makes a ‘church’. While ‘church’ the building is closed, ’church’ the community is not. We are a community who continue to love and support each other through the good times and the bad. While you may be in isolation you are not alone. If you need help to get shopping done, pick up prescriptions etc. then please contact us via the office. We have a group of parishioners who are both able and willing to help however we can.
NATIONAL ROSARY RALLY: is taking place from 9am to 9pm on Pentecost Sunday 31st May. Pope Francis is encouraging Catholics to pray the Rosary in their family homes during the month of May, especially when the Pandemic brings families together at home. He encourages the simple praying of the Rosary and also joining online Rosary initiatives to ask Our Lady to pray with us for deliverance from Covid-19 and has composed two prayers for this intention. Our Diocese has been asked to pray a Rosary Hour from 2.00pm and I warmly invite you to take part. Bishop John Keenan will lead a final Rosary at 9pm to which all are invited. We will be looking at setting up a Zoom (or alternative) meeting for the parish lead by Fr Tom. If you would be interested in joining us then please contact the parish office.
Please read the latest copy of the parish newsletter as this will be an important mechanism for keeping you appraised of developments.
You can read the current copy of the newsletter by clicking here. The liturgy for Sunday is here.
SHREWSBURY CATHEDRAL: The live stream of Daily masses will continue to be available for the duration of the lock-down at dioceseofshrewsbury.org.
For those who are after something a bit different you can also stream masses from the Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham www.walsingham.org.uk
DAILY READINGS: For those who miss hearing the Word during daily masses but don’t have their own Missal you can read them daily on the Vatican News website under Word of the Day (scroll to the bottom of the page). Other websites also have these readings available. The Wednesday Word website www.wednesdayword.org/parish is another excellent resource and there is a link to it from the Christ the King home page.
ONLINE GIVING TO THE PARISH: For those Parishioners who normally give in the collection at Mass and wish to help the Parish at this time, an online donation page to allow you to donate to the Parish has been added to the Parish website here . Please be aware that a minimum donation of £5 is requested if giving in this way. You can also Gift Aid your donation to help the Parish further. If you want to Gift Aid your donation, please tick the box shown on the screen even if you have previously completed a Gift Aid Declaration form in favour of the Parish for regular giving made by Offertory Envelope or Standing Order. Thank you for your ongoing support
CHEQUES: Can I remind parishioners that any cheques please be made payable to CHRIST THE KING CHURCH. The bank will no longer accept any other variation. Thank you for your support
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Data Protection Privacy Notice
The parish of Christ the King sometimes collects personal information about parish members. We try our best to ensure that all personal information that is collected about parish members is collected, processed and stored in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations. The personal information that we collect is retained only as necessary and used by the Parish, or the Diocese for the benefit of the Parish Community. You can read our full privacy notice at http:www.dioceseofshrewsbury.org/about-us/privacy-notice.