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Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord...

Rev. Ruperto Garcia Evelyn Lydon Irene Arcaro Kay Weisenburger Eleanor Ellefsem Loretta Zito George Grabot Blanch Jirka Sophia Milazzo Thomas Kozar Rosario Bucaro Mary Holter Robert Johnson Robert O'Kane John Hogan Betty Villalobos John Cahill Chester Smok Mary Ann Doretti Charles Batchelor Bernard Chlapecka Joseph Marino Valerie Szafranski James LaCassa Roberta Cassidy Robert Volin Louis Bergantino Amy Lottman Lawrence Palumbo Alan Belteskonis Jose Melendez Henry Karpf Alison Witty Rose Kutska Estelle Myscofski Fr. Felix Perel Jose Nelle Jean Boik Austin Torney Grace Debelak Buscemi Joyce Novak Rosella Regan Otto Kovarik Patrick Moloney Rosemary Mosher Elizabeth Kilcoyne Betty Kmak Ann Paulk Margaret Piorkowski Elizabeth Kilcoyne Mary Anne Southard Joseph Bidro John Suerth Stella Daidone Kathleen Hickey Lucille Mezydlo Edwin Wilson Eugene Bocian John O’Brien Henry Sadowski Stella Bruno Robert Zelenka Joan Karel Mary Jo Ferruzza-Allen

Our beloved deceased from All Souls Day 2008 ~ All Souls Day 2009

… and let perpetual light shine upon them.
NOVEMBER 8, 2009
THIRTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR OF THE PRIEST 1501 South Main Street, Lombard, IL 60148 Rectory: (630) 629-1717 Fax: (630) 705-0692 Academy: (630) 627-0640 Fax: (630) 705-0139
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HOLY FATHER APPOINTS REVEREND JOSEPH SIEGEL AS NEW AUXILIARY BISHOP FOR THE DIOCESE OF JOLIET
His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, today named Fr. Joseph Siegel as a new auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Joliet. In making the announcement Bishop J. Peter Sartain said: “I was delighted to learn that Pope Benedict had named Fr. Joseph Siegel as Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Joliet. Fr. Siegel is a native son with deep roots in the city of Joliet and the entire diocese, and he has served a number of parishes with great love since his ordination to the priesthood in 1988. He is deeply respected by his parishioners and brother priests, and he will bring many gifts to this new ministry. I personally look forward to working in collaboration with him in the pastoral care of our people. I express my gratitude to Pope Benedict for this appointment and to Fr. Siegel for accepting with generosity and humility a surprising call from God once again.” He will be ordained Bishop on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Raymond in Joliet. Bishop-Elect Siegel will hold the title of auxiliary bishop, meaning he will assist Bishop Sartain in the pastoral administration of the Diocese of Joliet. He will receive the office of teaching, governing and sanctifying as a bishop. He will exercise his ministry in union with the Pope and his fellow bishops throughout the world. An auxiliary bishop is also given a “titular see” since he is not a diocesan bishop. The “titular see” is usually the name of a diocese somewhere in the world that has been suppressed at some time in the past (i.e., absorbed into another diocese.) It is an honorary title given to the Bishop to remember in prayer those who have gone before us. Bishop Siegel's titular diocese will be Pupiana, northern Africa, in modern-day Tunisia, near the ancient city of Carthage. Bishop-elect Siegel commented: “I was both humbled and honored when I received the unexpected news that Pope Benedict had named me to serve as auxiliary bishop of Joliet. I am deeply grateful to our Holy Father and Bishop Sartain and I pray that I will be worthy of the trust they have placed in me as I strive to be a faithful shepherd after the heart of Jesus. I ask for the prayers of our clergy, religious and laity that I may serve the people of this Diocese with love, wisdom and courage.” Fr. Siegel, 46, was born in Joliet, Illinois and was raised on a farm in Lockport Township. He was baptized at the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus and attended the parish grammar school. He attended St. Charles Borromeo High School Seminary in Romeoville from 1977-1980 and continued his studies at St. Meinrad Seminary College in Indiana, where he graduated magna cum laude with a degree in history in 1984. He completed his seminary formation at the Pontifical North American College in Rome from 1984-1988, where he earned his Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology (STB) cum laude from the Pontifical Gregorian University in 1987, and continued his theological studies at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas. He was ordained to the diaconate by William Cardinal Baum at the Basilica of St. Peter in Vatican City on April 14, 1988. Fr. Siegel returned home to be ordained to the priesthood on June 4, 1988 by the Most Rev. Joseph Imesch at the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus in Joliet. After ordination, Fr. Siegel completed his studies in systematic theology at the University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, IL, earning a Licentiate in Sacred Theology (STL) in 1990. Fr. Siegel was assigned as parochial vicar at St. Isidore Parish, Bloomingdale, St. Mary Immaculate Parish, Plainfield, St. Mary Nativity Parish, Joliet and the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus, where he also served as diocesan master of ceremonies. He has been pastor at Visitation Parish in Elmhurst since 2004. In addition to his parish ministry, Fr. Siegel has also served the diocese in many capacities. He has been a member of the Presbyteral Council for nine years, including three years as chairman and was appointed to the Diocesan Board of Consulters. He has been Director of Continuing Formation for Priests, a member of the Diocesan Vocation Board, the Priest Personnel Board and served as the Dean of Eastern Will County. With the Catholic Conference of Illinois, he served on the Executive Committee as a priest representative and was chairman of the Catholics for Life Department. Father is currently chair of the Steering Committee for the Joliet Diocesan Year of the Eucharist and Eucharistic Congress and is a member of the Bishop’s Respect Life Advisory Board. He is a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus and a member of the Knights of the Holy Sepulcher. In his spare time, Fr. Siegel enjoys playing the piano and organ, reading, classical music and Chicago Cubs baseball. Fr. Siegel is the youngest of nine children. His parents, Francis and Marie Siegel, are deceased. His aunt, Sr. M. Clotine Siegel, OSF, was a Joliet Franciscan

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Save the Date for these events:

Christ the King Music Ministry
Christmas Choir
Rehearsals Wednesdays 7:00-9:00pm in church The Choir will sing at the Christmas Eve 10:30pm Mass Call Bill Runge for more information: 630.396.6075 bill@ctklombard.org

Dec 27, 2009: 12:00 Mass and Alumni reception Jan 24, 2010: Feb 13, 2010: Mar 7-17: Mar 21, 2010: Apr 25, 2010: May 9, 2010: June 6, 2010: Whole Parish Catechesis: Celebrating Family Life Mardi Gras celebration (7:30 p.m.) 50th Anniversary Memories Display Pilgrimage to the Holy Land w/ Fr Peter Family Fun Fair Spirit of Life Concert May Crowning following the 10:00 mass Feast of Corpus Christi Procession

Sept 18, 2010: 50th Anniversary Dinner Dance

Children’s Choir
Rehearsals Tuesdays 4:45-5:30pm in church The Children’s Choir’s next Mass will be Sunday, December 13, 10:00am Mass. Call Bill Runge for more information: 630.396.6075 bill@ctklombard.org

Facts from the Past
Did you know…
While Father John Mayer was pastor from 1960 until 1967, Father James Lynn was named as the first associate pastor. When Father Lynn was transferred, Father John Prello succeeded him and spearheaded the addition of first- and second-grade classes to expand the grade school to included all eight grades. The new primary grades attended class in a new addition, which was later used as the school library.

Teen Ensemble
Rehearsals Tuesdays 6:30-7:!5pm in church The Teen Ensemble’s next Mass will be Sunday, December 13, 10:00am Mass. Call Bill Runge for more information: 630.396.6075 / bill@ctklombard.org

Do you have any “facts from the past” that we could include in future bulletins? Please call the rectory 630-6291717 ext 6050 or email 50anniv@ctklombard.org.

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Mass Intentions

November 8, 2009

Saturday, November 7

5:00 Charles Batchelor

Ministry Schedule for November 14/15
Extraordinary Ministers 5:00 S. McGarry, J. Pizzoti, G. Ponce de Leon, B. Grabowski , M. Gonzalo 8:00 J. Krupka, G. Majcen, G. Marola, M&S Novak, F. Owens, C. Paulson 10:00 J. Hagearty, I. Olson, A&C Porras, E&K Schumann, L. Quirit 12:00 S. Pierscionek, B. Robinson, M.Cebulski, N. Migali, J&B Sasso Altar Servers 5:00 J. Emmert, K.Zelenka, A.Achenbaugh 8:00 B. Haas, C&L Grunert 10:00 I. Crisostomo, VP Mandin, C. Segura 12:00 J. Czernak, M&Q McDaniel Lectors 5:00 S. Wick 8:00 J. Lofendo 10:00 V. Sujewicz 12:00 P. Riccardo Presider 5:00: 8:00: 10:00: 12:00: Fr. Peter Fr. Peter Fr. Bob Fr. Bob

Blessed Virgin Mary; First Saturday Rom 16:3-9, 16, 22-27; Lk 16:9-15 8:00 Gene & Joanne Schlimgen 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 1 Kgs 17:10-16; Ps 146; Heb 9:24-28; 10:00 Spiritual Boquet 12:00 Ann Morse Mk 12:38-44

Sunday, November 8

Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome; Ez 47:1-2, 8-9, 12; Ps 46; 1 Cor 3:9c-11, 16-17;Jn 2:13-22

Monday, November 9

8:30: Elizabeth Wienezendis

Tuesday, November 10
St. Leo the Great; Wis 2:23 — 3:9; Lk 17:7-10

8:30 People of CTK Parish

Wednesday, November 11
St. Martin of Tours; Veterans Day Wis 6:1-11; Lk 17:11-19 St. Josaphat Wis 7:22b — 8:1; Lk 17:20-25 St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Wis 13:1-9; Lk 17:26-37

8:30 Stella Daidone

Thursday, November 12

8:30 Vickie A. Szmuc

Ministers of Care B. Collins, G. Francl, L. Michalik, B. & P. Robinson, F. Kaminski, G. Majcen, Roberta Beckman, E & E Mears, R. Caselli, J. Furgal

Friday, November 13

8:30 Anthony & Adeline Caruso 5:00 Anthony Macioce

Saturday, November 14
Blessed Virgin Mary Wis 18:14-16; 19:6-9; Lk 18:1-8

Rest in Peace
Our condolences to the friends and family of Cary Brown, Ellen Brink and Donna Kauth, who passed away last week. Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen. May Their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

8:00 Patricia Norkus 10:00 Roger Lavrin 334thSunday in Ordinary Time Dn 12:1-3; Ps 16; Heb 10:11-14,18; 12:00 Fred Runge Mk 13:24-32

Sunday, November 15

Flu Season
During the cold and flu season, parishioners are welcome to give a friendly nod instead of a handshake if they prefer. Please try to be sensitive to the choices of your neighbor during the sign of peace. Also, taking from the chalice is an option - but not a requirement. When we receive the host, it is the whole and entire Christ received. Receiving from the cup is referred to as a fuller symbol of the communion we share in Christ, but not necessary for full communion.

Pray for Healing
Tony Rudinski, Jean Brzezinski, Diana Crue, Peter Christoff, Dolores Hrabec, Jay Perry, Roberta Dirschl, Joan Frichtl, Ed Fontona, Cathy Castro, Frank Nelson, John Sheehan, Mark Wettsteadt, Denis Perry, Joan Temborius, Rose Fenske, Lorraine Wick, Marilyn Melichar, Carmen Giacalone, Isabel Carey, Efren Iraola, Mary Lou LeRoy, Sharon Barsaloux, Brian McGarry, Karen Schumann, Esther Sassi, Rose Marie Bergentino, Sam Battaglia, Robert Balteskonis. Please pray for all the sick in our parish, our families, our friends, our community.

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Annulment Process
Fr. Joseph Tapella and Mrs. Desirée Marciani will conduct an annulment information seminar, on Saturday, November 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Pastoral Center. People interested in petitioning for annulment, those already in the process, and those who are just curious about the process are welcome to attend. Pre-register by November 9. The $25 fee includes continental breakfast, lunch and handouts. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Please call for more information or to register ((815-838-5334) http:// www.dioceseofjoliet.org/jobinserts/2009-11/ Annulment.pdf. You can also contact Deacon Frank or Eileen Maggiore, our field advocates for the annulment process.

Apostles for Life Presents “OVER THE HEDGE” A Pro-life Teen Club
Saturday, November 21st, 6:30 p.m. Sacred Heart Parish Center, Lombard
Admission: $8 per adult, $4 for children over 3, Max family price $30 Includes admission, popcorn, and a raffle ticket -More food will be available for additional costs Tickets will be sold at the door of the parish Center on the night of the event All Proceeds benefit Women’s Choice Services Doors open at 6:00

50th Anniversary Pilgrimage to the Holy Land with Father Peter Jarosz
It's not too late to join! Kim White, from Totally Yours Pilgrimages, will be in the Narthex after every Mass on the weekend of Dec. 5-6, to answer any questions you may have. If we can get 20 people from our parish to go, Totally Yours Pilgrimages will donate back to the church the cost of 1 ticket. For info, call 630.396.6079.

Tea Party
Do you know there are many health related advantages to drinking tea? Did you ever wonder what kind of tea to serve with your luncheon/dinner? Were you ever confused by the plethora of different kinds of teas available in your local store? Do you wonder which tea should have lemon and which shouldn’t? Well, CCW has the answer to your conundrum. We are giving a tea demonstration/ tasting at our regular monthly meeting, November 16 at 7 o’clock in the East Room. Many teas from Serene Teaz located in Elmhurst and Wheaton will be available for sampling. So bring a friend to this enjoyable and entertaining evening. Please call Anna at 630-620-7977 or e-mail ccw@ctklombard.org for further information.

Spaghetti Dinner
The Knights of Columbus will once again be hosting their Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, November 14, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m., in the Parish Life Center. This annual event will once again be featuring spaghetti and meat sauce, salad, Italian bread, garlic bread, desserts, and a selection of beverages. There will also be meatballs and Italian sausage for a small additional cost. Tickets will be available after all of the masses on the weekend of Nov. 7&8. Tickets are $6.00 for adults, $5.00 for seniors and $4.00 for children between the ages of 4 and 12. Tickets are also available at the door, the night of the dinner, and the prices are $1.00 more for adults and seniors. Families of 4 or more can purchase a family package for $20.00. Meatballs and Italian sausages are also available with meatballs priced at $1.00 each and Italian sausage at $2.00. Proceeds from this year’s dinner will be going to support the Lombard Shop-With-A-Cop program. This event each year is hosted by the officers of the Lombard Police Department and the Lombard Citizen’s Police Academy Alumni Association, and benefits the less fortunate children in our community. The officers take these children shopping for family Christmas presents. Proceeds donated to this event go to help buy these presents, Christmas trees and other items that help struggling families enjoy the holiday season.

Live Nativity December 21, 2009 We Need You!
This is an all ages event. There is something for every household. We need people to act, sing, bake, and help with activities for young children. If you are interested in one of the “major roles” as an actor/actress there will be 3 Monday evening rehearsals from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 7 & 14 with an all cast rehearsal on Monday, Dec. 21st at 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Can you sing? Can you bake? Are you creative with crafts? Can you build a manger? Whether you can do small part or large we appreciate any help! Contact Eileen Maggiore at 630.396.6076 for more information.

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Operation Support Our Troops
Christ the King’s CCW will be accepting donations for Operation Support Our Troops - Illinois after Mass on November 14 and 15. Some of the items that the troops are asking for are: Crossword Puzzles, Energy Bars, Packs of Powdered Coffee Creamer in Different Flavors, Foot Powder, Breakfast Bars, Cold Drink Mix Packets, Unscented Wipes, Beef Jerky, Bags of Nuts in Ziploc Bags (from World Market), Lip Balm, Feminine Hygiene Products, Hand Sanitizers, Canned Soup/Pasta, Canned Fruit, Pringles, Pop Tarts, Mouth Wash, 4 Pack Batteries. E-mail ccw@ctklombard.org for additional information. OSOTIL’s website is http://www.osotil.org/

Join in the Spirit of NCYC 2009 Online
NCYC 2009 (National Catholic Youth Conference) is an exciting, biennial three-day experience of prayer, community and empowerment for 20,000 Catholic teenagers and their adult chaperones in Kansas City, November 19-21, 2009. The event includes general sessions, workshops, reconciliation, daily liturgy, concerts and special activities. For the first time ever, parishioners of all ages can watch NCYC general sessions live online and support youth participants online by joining the Virtual Pilgrimage, posting prayers and videos, downloading free songs, viewing messages from bishops, and much more. It's fun, it's easy and it's free! And ALL are welcome and encouraged to join in. Join the Virtual Pilgrimage for NCYC www.mycatholicvoice.com/ncyc TODAY! 2009 at

CCW Annual Holiday Fair
Please save December 6 for CCW’s Annual Holiday Fair which will be held in the PLC from 8 to 2 o’clock. Homemade crafts, munchkins coffee, food, and a bake sale will be available at this awesome happening. It’s sure to be our best event ever, so don’t miss it. Our bake sale will start after Saturday’s (December 5) Mass. Please call Cathy at 1-630-495-1804 or e-mail ccw@ctklombard.org for further information or to reserve a table.

Lots of Bakers
There is Baker’s Square, Baker’s Choice, Tammy Faye and Jim Baker and now CCW needs more bakers. If you would like to donate baked goods to our Holiday Fair to be held on December 6 in the PLC, please bring your culinary delight in throw away containers to whichever Mass you attend. Your donations are greatly appreciated. For more information, please call Judy at 630-629-3028 or email ccw@ctklombard.org.

Instructional Mass Christ the King Sunday Exposition
In celebration of the Solemnity of Christ the King, November 21/22, we will end each of our liturgies with Exposition. Consider staying after mass that weekend in quiet prayer.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 6:30 p.m. until 7:45 p.m. in Church
Did you ever wonder why we do what we do at Mass? Fr. Terry Deffenbaugh from Tolentine Ministries will explain each step of the Mass for everyday understanding. This is a regular Mass too! We will need readers, greeters, gift bearers, Eucharistic Ministers, and of course music. Please RSVP to what role you would like to participate in. ___ Greet at Mass ___Lector ___ Active Participant

O Come Let Us Adore Him!

___ Gift Bearer

___ Eucharistic Minister ___Music/cantor Name: _______________________________________ Phone: _______________________________________ Email: ________________________________________

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It’s back and it’s better than ever!
Saturday Night Live and BASIC have joined together to create an evening of fun, food and fellowship. We start with a game, have some dinner then just share some time together with teen friendly topics about life in general and look at where we can find God in these areas. Join us for 5:00 Mass then meet up with us in the School Gym from 6-9 PM. The next one is Saturday, November 21 For More Info contact Sherry Rochford

Music Ministry Thank You
Thank you to all those music ministers who participated in our 50th Anniversary Mass on All Saints with Bishop Sartain. It took many hours of preparation, and for your dedication, we thank you! - Bill Runge and Fr. Peter

Adult Choir Mary Nicholas, Assistant
Marianne Benes Marge Besenjak Denise Blank Irene Boutiette Carol Clishem Diane Denn John Dooley Carrie Favela Patricia Favela Joan Fitzgerald Heidi Fraser Sharon Fronczek Michelle Iwinski Lolita Javier Denise Jones Florence Kaminski Louise Kerbs Norma Lardizabal Patricia Luedtke Joe McAleer Elmer Mears Jane Michaels Mary Nicholas Eleanor Putnam Sally Rudman Janine Schlimgen Jeanne Seyller Rosemary Shure Mary Ellen Storrs Leo Torralba Jean Versaci

For All Teens!

Carson Community Day-November 14, 2009
The teens will be selling Community Day Coupon Booklets for $5—Purchase one and get all this plus more!

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Great Door Busters $10 off any Purchase Early Bird Specials Special Pricing– 6 extra coupons

Teen Ensemble Pat Luedtke, Assistant
Jacob Sundberg Elise Sundberg Van Pierre Mandin Bill Carroll Kaitlin Maggiore Jan Luedtke Alyssa Kinzel

Funds will be used toward resources for Youth Ministry

Children’s Choir Denise Blank, Assistant CTK Leadership/PPC Meetings 2009-2010
(Alternating monthly 1st Tuesday & Monday evenings) Monday-December 7, 2009 Tuesday-January 5, 2010 Monday-February 1, 2010 Tuesday-March 2, 2010 Monday-April 12, 2010* Tuesday-May 4, 2010 Monday-June 7, 2010 (*2nd Monday in April due to Easter) Sam and Francesca Witt, Ally Ong

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2008-09 Financial Report to the Parish
The parish financial report and stewardship report of services ending our fiscal year of June 30 2009 can be found on the next page of this bulletin. Financially it was a challenging year as economic issues of the country affected our parish finances as well as many other parishes in the area. We ended the year with a deficit of 59,808 and in addition we have a debt of 78,215 owed to the diocese. We can assure you expense control continues to be a focus. All expenses are reviewed and re-reviewed by the cost account managers for each department. As stewards of the Parish’s financial resources, members of the Finance Committee must personally review and sign our Parish’s annual financial reports – a very high level diligence and oversight is practiced here. In addition, Christ the King Parish was audited by the diocese last year and passed. Overall expenses were within expected ranges. Church salary increase reflects a transfer of salaries previously placed under school and religious ed. Our mortgage debt is $1,351,030, placed by the diocese through Harris Bank. Our mortgage is set up with a minimum payment due of $9279 per month however this would leave a significant balloon payment after 15 years. Our hope is increased green envelope donations will allow us to pay down the debt on an accelerated schedule. With the restructuring of the school we are optimistic we will be in better position for 2009/10 year. We are committed to operating in a fiscally prudent manner while serving the needs of our parishioners. Focus will be meeting our necessary expenses, paying off parish debt as well as providing opportunities for parishioners to assist the less fortunate. In light of the economic times, we have delayed our annual stewardship appeal to after the New Year. However, in the meantime prayerfully consider if it would be possible to provide additional support at this time. Perhaps consider if using our automatic electronic donation offering would work for you. We now have the capability to split out white, green and gold offerings. Information and the form can be downloaded on the CTK website. www.ctklombard.org Please let us offer a word of gratitude and thanks for the generous support of those who continue to contribute to our parish. The point is not how much you donate, but that you contribute regularly. Your financial contributions, and the time and talent that so many of you share with our parish community, are greatly appreciated. Again, thank you.

Christ the King Finance Committee Rick Cosenza Brian Carnahan Lori Bhardwaj Elaine Ward

Stewardship of Treasure October 24/25
1380 # 383 Amount $10,224.75 $1,862.76 $12,087.51 $13,462.00 -$1,374.49 $2,058.00 $2,308 .00 75 46 -$250.00 $481.50

Please let us know if you would be interested in serving on # Registered Families the council or if you have any questions. Account Email finance@ctklombard.org or call the parish at 630-396.6073. White Envelopes Non-envelope users This week’s total Weekly Budget Difference Green Envelopes* Restricted Budget** Difference Gold

* Thank you for reaching the goal this past week! Let’s try to reach our goal of $2,500 weekly to bring down our debt!

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Parish Stewardship Report 2008-2009
Parish Population 1,391 Families 3,482 Parishioners Sacraments Celebrated 497 Masses 49 Funerals 29 Baptisms 60 Confirmations 38 First Eucharist 12 Marriages 38 First Reconciliations 242 Anointing of the sick 1 Ordination to the Diaconate Liturgy Assistance 30 Lectors 33 Altar Servers 11 Ushers 6 Greeters 31 Choir Members 11 Cantors 98 Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion 9 Ensemble Members 6 Teen Ensemble Members 3 Children’s Choir Members 4 Schola Cantorum Members 207 Adoration (attend) 124 Adoration (Committed for 24 Hours)

Update on the Annual Stewardship Appeal
Each year, in the fall, Christ the King Parish, as other diocesan parishes reaches out to its members for the Annual Stewardship Appeal. Most parishioners have typically been very responsive to this appeal. However, the current economic conditions are difficult and the holidays are approaching quickly. Therefore, after consulting and giving our recommendation to Father Peter, the Finance Council will postpone the Appeal until early 2010. This has been a challenging year financially for many and we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your generous giving. Christ the King’s existence over these fifty years is dependent upon the financial generosity of its members. It is our hope that every household 1300 registered will contribute to the White envelopes which are used to fund all the daily operational needs. The Green envelope money is applied to the mortgage, while the Gold envelope donations are set aside for extraordinary expenses. Just this past summer we came together as a parish to fully fund the purchase and installation of a brand new air conditioner for the church. This is a perfect display of the generosity that so many in our parish possess. We are now able to worship comfortably during the hot summer months. We ask that until our Appeal in February, that each household strive to give a little extra, as we prepare for the snow plowing season. Thank you again for all that you do. We truly are a blessed parish.

Sincerely, Education and Faith-Formation Programs 32 students (Preschool – K) 2 teachers 2 aides The Finance Council 4 Candidates for RCIA – 6 Team Members – Catechumens finance@ctklombard.org 2 Candidates for RCIC – 2 Team Members 29 Second Grade Students for Reconciliation & Eucharist 2 Third Grade Students for Reconciliation & Eucharist 12 Couples prepared for the Sacrament of Marriage 250 Students in Grades K-8 – 45 Catechists and Helpers 4 Generations of Faith Gatherings with 200 people at each event – 12 Team Members 16 Bible Study participants – Meets Bi-monthly 8 Sunday Scripture Study – Meets Weekly

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DOING

THIS WEEK’S CALENDAR
THE WORK OF

GOD

EACH AND EVERY DAY!

SUNDAY
Hospitality KC Spaghetti Dinner Tickets New Parishioner Registration Children’s Liturgy of the Word Family Mass All Masses All Masses All Masses 10:00am 10:00am PLC PLC PLC Narthex Church

THURSDAY
Break Open the Word Knights of Columbus 10:00am 7:00pm ER ER

FRIDAY
Prayer Group 7:00pm ER

MONDAY
Polish Women’s Civic Club Food Pantry 10:00am 12:00pm PLC ER

SATURDAY
Liturgical Minister Meeting Council of Catholic Nurses Spaghetti Dinner 9:00am 10:00am 4:00pm Church ER PLC

TUESDAY
Children’s Choir Teen Ensemble Rehearsal Instructional Mass Ensemble Rehearsal 4:45pm 6:30pm 6:30pm 7:30pm Church Church Church Church

WEDNESDAY
Religious Ed Classes Choir Rehearsal Finance Meeting 6:30pm 7:00pm 6:30pm Academy Church ER

NEXT SUNDAY
PADS All day Off-Site

Sacraments
Baptism: Arrangements for baptisms are made by attending a preparation meeting. Parish registration is a pre-requisite for attending this meeting. First Reconciliation, First Eucharist, and Confirmation: Christ the King offers Faith Formation both in our Parish Academy, and in our Religious Education Program. Weddings: Weddings are scheduled in the home parish of the bride or groom. We require an eight month preparation time. The church date is set before any other commitments are made. Anointing of the Sick: If you or one of your loved ones are in need of the Anointing of the Sick, please contact the rectory, or see the priest after Mass. In case of an emergency, please call the rectory, ext 1.

Mass Times Monday-Friday 8:30am Sunday Obligation Saturday Vigil at 5:00pm Sunday at 8:00am, 10:00am, and 12:00 Noon Sacrament of Reconciliation Saturdays: 4:00pm-4:45pm And by appointment St. Peregrine Devotions Second Saturdays at 11:00am Rosary and Chaplet Weekdays at 7:35am Tuesdays 5:30pm Eucharistic Exposition 1st Thursday 9:00am until 8:00pm 1st Friday at 7:00am Other Thursdays 9:00am-8:00pm

Rectory Hours
Mon: 9:00 am-3:00 pm Tues, Wed, & Thurs: 9:00a.m.– 6:00 pm Friday: 9:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.

Bulletin Articles
Bulletin articles are due on the previous Friday in order to be published in the following weekend’s bulletin. Please send articles to bulletin@ctklombard.org.

Registration
On behalf of the pastoral staff, we welcome you as a family member of Christ the King Parish. It is our hope and prayer that you feel at home with us at weekend masses, prayer times, and parish activities. Welcome!

CHURCH NAME & NUMBER — Christ The King #512918 ADDRESS — 1501 South Main Street Lombard, IL 60148 PHONE — 630-630.629.1717 CONTACT PERSON — Bill Runge 630.396.6075 Cellphone: 630.479.5279 SOFTWARE — Microsoft Publisher 2003 E-Mail from bulletin@ctklombard.org Adobe Acrobat PRINTER — HP LaserJet 4050 N NUMBER OF PAGES SENT — 1 through 12

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