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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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SPECIAL COLLECTION: Next weekend the annual Collection for the Retired Priests’ Fund will be held. With your help, we can build up the Fund to help meet the future needs of our sick and retired priests. Special Envelopes are available for you to use. A Leaflet about the Fund is also available which explains how to make a regular donation to the Fund by Standing Order, or how you can make your donation by cheque. It also explains how to Gift Aid these donations to the Fund. If you prefer, you can donate Online via Paypal to the Fund at www.dioceseofshrewsbury.org/retired-priests-fund where you can also take advantage of Gift Aid.
I ask that you give as generously as you can to this very worthy cause and would also like to express my sincere gratitude for your continued support.
With every blessing
+ Mark Bishop of Shrewsbury

YOUNG AT HEART NEW YEAR COMES LATE PARTY: Thursday 30th January. Please ring Barbara Pemberton on 327 5021 for tickets if you’d like to come.

PHASE 2 OF THE BUILDING WORK: This is due to begin on Monday 27th January and is scheduled to take 2 months. This phase involves the reordering of the Sanctuary. As with phase 1, there will be limited/no access to all of the church between 8am and 6pm with the exception of mass times and there will be some parking restrictions in place. If you use the church outside of mass times can you please contact the parish office on 334 1657 to discuss access requirements. Thank you for your support during this busy time.

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION: If your child is in year 3 or above, is in a non-Catholic school and would like to make their First Forgiveness and First Holy Communion this year can you please contact the Office at secretarychristtheking@hotmail.co.uk or 334 1657.

CHILDREN’S LITURGY: is looking for more volunteers to help run the session on a Sunday morning during term times. This is on a rota basis so the more people that are involved the easier it is. If this is something you would be interested in or if you would like to know more then please speak to Debbie Ryan.

CTK MUMS AND TOTS: are a well loved and well used part of our parish community and has been for 40 years but they need your help. Could you spare a few hours once a week during term times to help run it? You’d simply help to set it up and clear up afterwards. We will need someone to take over completely in September - without your support it will have to close. Please speak to Claire Keane at Tots or call her on 07871969806.

CAFOD: is looking for volunteers who have a passion for, and experience of, working with young people. We need people who have a commitment to CAFOD’s aims and values and an interest in sharing our work in secondary schools through delivering assemblies or workshops. CAFOD will provide training and support, and expenses will be paid.
Volunteering assignments will be in local Catholic schools and you can either work on your own or as part of a team. None of our work is possible without you, so join us an put your faith into action.
If you are interested please email Ciara Hogan chogan@cafod.org.uk

LADIES GROUP: CTK Ladies Group is celebrating their Golden Jubilee on Friday 28th Feb 2020. If you were ever a member we would love for you to come and join in the celebrations. Tickets cost £15 and can be purchased from Mary on 334 5916 or Deena on 334 2946.

CTK LOURDES YOUTH GROUP : We ask you to ‘Save the Date’ 4th March Gladstone Theatre Night & 21st March Irish Night with Michael Coyne We hope you can support us again this year and have fun at the same time.
This year is our 25th Year in taking Youth to Lourdes to work with the sick and elderly of our Diocese. Keep an eye out for further details or get in touch with Les Peers 07775 974944, Christina Green 07738 902804 or Paul Hackett 07770 736592

If you are 17 years or older and interested in being a youth helper in Lourdes to assist the sick and disabled of Shrewsbury Diocesan Pilgrimage then come with us! CTK youth group will be travelling by coach on 28th July - 5th August 2020.

READERS: The rota for for January/February 2020 is here.
 
EUCHARISTIC MINISTER: Rota for February is now available in the Church Porch
 
PARISH COUNCIL: Minutes from the meeting on the 20th October are available here.

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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.