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									Chris t the King
Parish Mission Statement                    Catholic Church
Christ the King Parish Catholic Church      Wonder Lake, IL
is a growing community celebrating life
through holy, healthy, and happy families
for the greater honor and glory of God.

       November 20, 2011
       Our Lord Jesus Christ the King

       Happy Feast Day
                                                                                                              Christ the King Catholic Church
 EXPANDING OUR KNOWLEDGE                                                                                       Our Lord Jesus Christ the King
                                                                                                                           November 20, 2011
                                                                                                 Domine Iesu Christe, Rex gloriae
POINTS TO PONDER                                Pater Noster: Thy Kingdom come, Thy Will
                                                be done, on earth, as it is in Heaven!           (Lord Jesus Christ, King of Glory)
From our Pastor—Fr. Sabo                        Please join your Pastor in praying the Act       O Lord Jesus Christ, King of glory,
Christus Oritur—Christ Rises!                   of Consecration of the Human Race to the         deliver the souls of all the faithful
                                                Sacred Heart of Jesus (Post Communion):
Christus Regnat—Christ Rules!                                                                    departed from the pains of hell and from
                                                Plenary Indulgence with the usual
Christus Imperiat—Christ Reigns!                conditions of Sacramental Confession,            the bottomless pit; deliver them out of
                                                reception of Holy Communion and prayer           the lion's mouth, lest hell should
    On this most auspicious occasion we         for our Supreme Pontiff, His Holiness,           swallow them up, lest they fall into the
recall the timeless treasure conveyed to the    Pope Benedict XVI.                               outer darkness; but let Thy standard-
founding pastor, Father James Vanderpool,           This historic letter from Bishop Loras       bearer, Saint Michael, bring them back
from Bishop Loras T. Lane, the sixth            T. Lane is an excellent examination of           into Thy holy light, which Thou didst
Bishop of the Diocese of Rockford,              conscience for those of us currently living,     promise of old to Abraham and to his
testifying to the truth contained in the        as well as a proclamation of the                 seed. Amen.                   (Roman Missal)
Gospel: Truly, I say to you, as you did it to   consciousness of those faithful workers in
one of the least of these my brethren, you      the vineyard who are counting on us to
did it to me. (St. Matthew 25:40). The Lord     complete our King’s joy, by being of the
Jesus associates Himself in a mysterious        same mind, of the same mission and of
                                                                                                 Bishop Loras T. Lane
and marvelous way with the humble, the          the same mercy, found in our dearly              Sixth Bishop of Rockford
hidden, and the holy ones in the world.         departed: Bishops, Priests, Religious,
This is why by faith we favor His               Brothers, Sisters, Seminarians, Men,
friendship in the Most Blessed Sacrament        Women and Children! Christ Rises! Christ
of the Altar, and strive with the help of the   Rules! Christ Reigns today, yesterday and         Bishop Lane’s Motto
Holy Spirit to love Him with our whole          forever (Hebrews 13:8)!                             Via Veritatis
heart, with our whole mind, and with our                                                           (Way of Truth)
whole strength, and our neighbor as our
self, for the love of God the Father! This
kind of love is made possible through our                                                                                   October 26, 1958
worthy and willing reception of the Holy                                                                             Feast of Christ the King
Eucharist, given for the triumph of God’s         The Reverend James Vanderpool
love over the tribulations of the world, the      Christ the King Rectory
trepidations of the flesh, and the                R.R. 2
temptations of the devil!                         Wonder Lake, Illinois
    The Catechism of the Catholic Church
teaches how the requirement of charity for        Dear Father Vanderpool:
our neighbor culminates in our intimate               On the happy occasion of the dedication of Christ the King Church at Wonder Lake,
encounter with Christ our Eucharistic King        I wish to extend my warm felicitations and best wishes to you and the good people of
(C.C.C., #1373). Jesus answers the question       your parish.
raised by Pontius “the pitiable” Pilate: My           The completion, not only of the church, but also of the school and rectory represents
kingdom is not this world; if my kingdom          a truly outstanding accomplishment. The sacrifices that such a building program entails
were of this world, my servants would             are indeed many, but they were undertaken in a fervent Christ-like spirit that was
fight, that I might not be handed over to         destined to bear abundant fruit.
the Jews; but my kingdom is not from this             Wherever such a spirit of sacrifice is found, it is always accompanied by a deep
world … For this was I born … to bear             faith and an unfailing trust in God. Perhaps to some, the undertaking of such an
witness to the truth. Every one who is of         extensive building program in this parish seemed to border on the impossible. If it were
the truth hears my voice (St. John 18:36-         to be a mere work of man and for earthly objectives, such an attitude would be
38). Thus, we pray as Jesus taught us in the      understandable. But this was to be a work of God. With a ready willingness to give of
                                                  themselves and of their possessions, along with an abiding faith and trust in God, the
        Scripture Readings                        people of Christ the King parish considered themselves fully equipped for the task that
        for the Week Ahead                        was theirs.
21 Mon Dn 1:1-6, 8-20/Lk 21:1-4                       Today we see the results of this spirit and firm determination. In congratulating you,
22 Tue Dn 2:31-45/Lk 21:5-11                      Father Vanderpool, and your people for your magnificent work, I also unite with you in
23 Wed Dn 5:1-6, 13-14, 16-17, 23-28/             thanking Almighty God for the beneficent kindness and abundance of blessings that He
       Lk 21:12-19                                has so lavishly bestowed upon you. May the King of Kings, whose feast we joyfully
24 Thu Dn 6:12-28/Lk 21:20-28 or                  celebrate today, continue to bless you with heavenly favors in the continuance of your
       Sir 50:22-24/1Cor 1:3-9/                   noble efforts to live out your lives in accordance with His divine will.
       Lk 17:11-19                                                                                      Cordially yours in Christ,
25 Fri Dn 7:2-14/Lk 21:29-33                                                                            + Loras T. Lane
26 Sat Dn 7:15-27/Lk 21:34-36                                                                           Most Reverend Loras T. Lane
27 SUN Is 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7/                                                                       Bishop of Rockford
       1 Cor 1:3-9/Mk 13:33-37
                                                                                                          Christ the King Catholic Church
                                                                                                           Our Lord Jesus Christ the King
                                                                                                                       November 20, 2011

                       2011-2012                                      FROM DEACON MARK RAZ
               Religious Education Theme
                                                                      Bible Timeline Scripture Class—Thanksgiving Break
                Do This in Memory of Me                               Deacon Mark Raz and his Bible Timeline friends will be taking a
                                                                      break for Thanksgiving. There will be no class this week.
              THIS Sunday, November 20th.
                                                                      R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
                                                                      Deacon Mark Raz is preparing another group of adults for the
                                                                      Easter Vigil reception of Baptism, Communion, and Confirmation.
              Wednesday, November 23rd &
                                                                      Classes meet on Wednesdays from 7-8 p.m. and continue through to
              Sunday, November 27th.
                                                                      the Easter Vigil in April. There will be no class this Wednesday in
                                                                      recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday! Call the Parish Office at
              Wednesday, November 30th.
                                                                      815-653-2561 for more information.
Give thanks for He is Good!

Donations                                                             Fr. Barron “Catholicism” Seminar Begins Dec. 3
The Religious Ed department is again looking for individual-          Beginning Saturday, Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. Deacon Mark will be
sized water bottles, juice boxes and snack bags of any kind as        gathering a group to watch and discuss the 10 part series
well as AA-size batteries. Items may be dropped off on the table      “Catholicism” which has recently been airing on PBS. There will be
in the school hallway any day.                                        10 classes, but they will take a break for the Christmas and New
                                                                      Year Holidays. Contact Deacon Mark for more information about
Children's Catholic Corner                                            the series and complete list of class dates.
Today if the Solemnity of:
Our Lord J ___ ___ ___ ___ C ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ the King.
Our Church was named after this Solemnity which is the last
Sunday in Ordinary time which means it is the last Sunday of          KNIGHTLY NEWS
the liturgical church year. The following Sunday is the 1st           HOLIDAY BASKETS!
Sunday of Advent and begins the new liturgical year.                  We still need your help in providing Thanksgiving and
                                                                      Christmas Food Baskets for the poor! Flyers detailing
              IT IS NEVER TOO LATE                                    this drive and envelopes for same are available on the magazine
          TO REGISTER IN OUR CLASSES!                                 rack in the main entry of church! Please stop today to get a flyer
                                                                      and return your envelope as soon as possible!
In prayer and service for Christ the King,
Mrs. Karen Verr                                                       Want to Become a Knight?
                                                                      Contact Grand Knight Bill Pilarski at 847-212-3668.
Coordinator of Religious Education
                                                                      Breakfast with St. Nicholas—Dec. 11
LADIES’ SODALITY                                                      Mark your calendars for this event and watch here for more details
                                                                      as they become available.
Congratulations to Our Prize Winners
    Congratulations to the winners of the Jar Raffle Prizes:
Large Knitted-Squares Afghan—Missy Sell
2 Malibu Landscape Lighting Stakes—Cindy Flanagan                     LEGION OF MARY
Lady’s Wallet & $25 Meijer Gift Certificate—Shirley Lawler               We meet on Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. in the Fr. Tranel Meeting
Avon Christmas Tree & Home Interiors Figures—Linda Serak              Room at the back of church. Men and women are welcome!
Vera Bradley Wallet & $10 Meijer Certificate—Ashley Stygar
Lina Handbag and $15 Subway Certificate—Missy Sell
Rocky Mtn. & Ferrero Roche Chocolates —Lauren Stygar                  ST. VINCENT De PAUL SOCIETY
$30 Bath & Body Works Gift Set—Nancy Russo
                                                                      Meets every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 8:30 a.m. in the St. Kolbe
Large Crocheted Afghan—Kris Woehling
                                                                      Room (nearest the south double doors.) However, because of the
Yankee Candle & Oil Diffuser Set—Jody Cauffman
                                                                      Christmas Season, we’ve moved the December meetings to the 1st
Tuscan Fruit Canister Set—Nancy Stygar
                                                                      and 3rd Saturday. Dec. Meetings are Dec. 3 and 17! Won’t you
    Congratulations to the Basket & Cash Raffle Winners:
                                                                      join us?
$30 Necklace & Earrings from Vicki’s Place—Phyllis Schuster
$40 Gift Certificate from Vicki’s Place—Maryann Klasen
$75 Secretarial Sweetness Chocolate Basket—Maria Fuchs
                                                                                                    In observance of Thanksgiving
$250 Pastor’s Holy, Healthy, Happy Basket—Phil Senn
$250 Cash—Albert Lorr                                                                                        Parish Offices
    The financial profits at this point are $1,318.44. Our crafters
                                                                                                       WILL BE CLOSED
and vendors all seemed to have a great time and many of them
said they felt the event was a success. The Bake Sale alone                                             Thursday, Nov. 24 and
brought in $562.34! God’s most abundant blessings to all those
                                                                                                            Friday, Nov. 25.
who supported this endeavor.
                                                                                                           Christ the King Catholic Church
                                                                                                            Our Lord Jesus Christ the King
                                                                                                                        November 20, 2011

LIFE IS SACRED                                  From OUR NEIGHBORS                              CALLED & CHOSEN
P.A.D.S. (Public Action to Deliver Shelter)     Save the Date—January 28, 2012                  The Lord is my shepherd;
       Donations Needed!                        Women’s Retreat                                 there is nothing I shall want.
                                                Mark your calendars for a Women’s Day of        Is Jesus the Shepherd in our
Coffee (Decaf.)        Detergent
                                                Reflection sponsored by the Women’s             marriage? Do we know what
Single Serve:          PLEASE—NO                                                                He asks of us in our Sacrament
    Pudding Cups       Small brown lunch        Group from Resurrection Catholic Parish.
                                                The day begins at 8:30 a.m. with a              of Marriage?
    Snack Packs        bags, sandwich bags or
    Fruit Cups         Ziplocs (we have         continental breakfast at the Loyola Retreat
                                                Center, 2710 S. Country Club Rd.,               The next Worldwide Marriage Encounter
    Chips/Cheetos      plenty).
Paper Towels                                    Woodstock. The $25 per person fee               Weekends are:
                                                includes all materials and a catered lunch.        Dec. 2-4 in Brookfield, WI..
Bring your donations to the Parish Office or    The event ends at 4:00 p.m. More details           Jan. 27-29 in Brookfield, WI.
drop in the box provided in the classroom       will be available as the date draws nearer.        Feb 17-19 in Crystal Lake, IL.
corridor near the stairway.                     If you have questions call Patti Malina at      Early registration is highly recommended.
                                                815-459-2133.                                   For more info visit our website at:
      Mass and Rosary for Life                                                         or call (888) 574-5653.
          Tuesday,                                 ADVENT BIBLE LECTURE SERIES                  in Rockford, contact Hugo & Gaby at
      December 6, 2011                                       FOR 2011                           630-690-2094.
                                                     Listening to Isaiah this Advent
    St. Stanislaus Kostka
     201 Buckbee Street                         Sunday, Nov. 27—Session 1
    Rockford, IL. 61104                            Isaiah 1-39: Faith in the Holy God of Zion
                                                Sunday, December 4—Session 2
   Rosary at 6:40 p.m.                             Isaiah 40-55: Hope During Times of Exile
  Mass following at 7 p.m.                      Sunday, December 11—Session 3
For more information contact:                      Isaiah 56-66: Charity in a Restored Israel         Marian Central Catholic
   Diocesan Respect Life Office                 Presenter:
                                                John McGrath, Director of Faith Formation              High School Hosting
   815-399-4300 X 381
                                                Dioceses of Rockford                                   Annual Open House
We Care for the Homebound                       Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
                                                                                                On Sunday, November 20, 2011, Marian
Christ the King is one of 12 churches in the
                                                                                                Central Catholic High School will open its
area that deliver Meals on Wheels.              Place: Cathedral of St. Peter in Rockford
                                                                                                doors to welcome the families and students
                                                Fellowship Hall, 1243 N. Church Street
The meals are picked up at Northern                                                             who are interested in learning what our
Illinois Medical Center in McHenry and                                                          faith-based education has to offer them.
                                                Cost $10 for the series or $5 for individ-
delivered to the homebound in our area.                                                         The afternoon will begin at 1:00 p.m. with
                                                ual lectures.
Thank you to all of our drivers for their                                                       an administrator presentation in the
continuing help and support of this                                                             auditorium. Guided building tours will
                                                For questions please call 815 964-4284
ministry.                                                                                       follow until 3:00 p.m. where families will
                                                                                                have the opportunity to speak with teachers,
If you would like to assist with this service   Please Bring Your Bible! All Men and
                                                                                                students and administrators, and discover
to the homebound, please contact:               Women are invited to attend
                                                                                                the benefits of a Marian education.
       Barb Dicker at 815-653-9524.
                                                                                                Join us, Sunday, November 20 from 1:00-
                                                Donate Your Car…                                3:00 p.m., to discover the curriculum,
                                                              Help the Needy                    programs, and opportunities Marian has to
                                                                                                offer your student and your family.
Sacristans’ Meeting—Dec. 4                      Cars for Help, a 501 (c)3 not-for-profit
                                                charity, is working to strengthen individual
All sacristans, as well as those                churches and various Catholic charities
studying to become sacristans,                  through vehicle donations. The process is
are urged to attend a special                   fast, easy, and requires just a phone call or   St. Mary’s CCW—McHenry
                                                visit to our website. If you would like to      Annual Advent Dinner
meeting on Sunday, December
                                                donate a vehicle in any condition, even         Tuesday, Dec. 6, 5:00 p.m.
4th after the 10 a.m. Mass. If                  severely broken or crashed, or just have        Featuring Comedian Sally
you have any questions or are                   questions, please call 630-595-9272 or          Edwards and a dinner at the 31
unable to attend this meeting,                  contact us at With
                                                the mention of this bulletin article, 25% of    North Banquet Hall (Old Warsaw
please contact Phyllis Hartline                 your vehicle donation proceeds will go          Inn in McHenry). Cost is $25 per
at 815-260-3637                                 directly to Christ the King Church. Please      person. Call St. Mary’s Parish
                                                notify the parish when you have made your       Office 815-385-0024 for tickets!
                                                                                                                            Christ the King Catholic Church
                                                                                                                             Our Lord Jesus Christ the King
                                                                                                                                         November 20, 2011

How can I share MY Talents?                      SHARING TALENTS                                                 Weekday Masses:
                                                                                                                     Monday 7:00 p.m.
Call for more information about:                 THIS WEEKEND                                                        Tues, Wed., Thurs., and Fri.: 8:00 a.m.
Bereavement Ministry                             Bulletin Inserts–November 18—Char Kurzeja                           Saturday: 8:00 a.m.
    Michael-Maria Leary 815-728-1989             November 19-21                                                  To fulfill Sunday/Holyday Obligation
Building & Grounds                               Lectors:                                                            Saturday 5:00 p.m.
    Rich Yager 815-653-9614                            5 p.m.    Michael-Maria Leary                                 Sunday: 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
Choirs                                                 8 a.m.    Ken Johnson                                         Holy Day: 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
                                                       10 a.m. Joe Ziemann
    5 p.m.        Mary Beth Valle 815-337-1952   Extraordinary Ministers:                                        Confessions:
    8 a.m.        Sue Keener 815-728-0672              5 p.m.    Phyllis Hartline                                   Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. and at 3:45 p.m.
    10 a.m.       Marie McQuillin 815-728-0254         8 a.m.    Deacons                                            Sundays: 9:15 a.m.
Door-to-Door Ministry Contact                          10 a.m. Lynn Knaack                                          Mondays: 6:30 p.m.
    Bob Anderson 815-653-9865                    Altar Servers:                                                     First Fridays: 8:30 a.m.
                                                 (Sat.)8 a.m.    Gerard, Nicholas & John Paul Pontarell             Also by appointment,
Extraordinary Ministers                                5 p.m.    Gavin & Zachary Selli                              call Father Sabo 815-653-2561.
    Terri Gilmer 815-728-0900                    (Sun.)8 a.m. Kyler, Cole & Brock Hardie
Finance Council                                        10 a.m. Matt Crook                                        Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
    Bill Pilarski 847-212-3668                   (Mon.) 7 p.m. Steven & Marcus Garrelts                          Mondays 7:30-8:30 p.m.
                                                 Money Counters: November 20                                     Tuesdays 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Knights of Columbus Council #8473
                                                       Jim Bronson, Bill Pilarski, John Kaminski                 Wednesdays through Sundays 7-8 a.m.
    Bill Pilarski 847-212-3668                                                                                   Saturdays also at 3:45-4:45 p.m.
Land Stewardship Committee
    John Shiel 815-814-6342
                                                 SHARING TREASURE                                                Also, on the First Friday of each month,
                                                                                                                 adoration begins immediately following the
Legion of Mary                                                        That He may be Lord                        8:00 a.m. Mass and ends at 3:00 p.m.
    Phyllis Hartline 815-260-3637                                                                                Religious Education
Life in the Spirit Charismatic Prayer Group                           of our lives and King                      Classes for Grades Pre-K through High School
    Phyllis Hartline 815-260-3637                                     of our hearts!                             begin in September and end in May. Call R. E.
Liturgical Environment                                                                                           Office 815-653-2581 to register. Classes for
    Alice Ziemann 815-653-4509                   Income 11/10/11 through 11/16/11                                Grades 5-High School, Confirmation & RCIA
                                                 Envelopes & Offertory..............................$4,456.21    meet 6:45-8 p.m. on Wednesdays and Grades
                                                 Easter/Christmas/Votive Lights .................$344.47         PK-4 meet from 9:00-9:50 a.m. every Sunday.
    Father Sabo 815-653-2561                     St. Vincent dePaul Society .........................$319.00
Library                                          SIHM Holiday Bazaar..................................1,856.79
    Carole Woodward 815-728-1271                                                                                 Staff
                                                 Bills paid 11/10 through 11/15/11.........$10,375.90            Pastor:
Meals on Wheels
    Barb Dicker 815-653-9524                        Our Lady of Good Remedy, pray for us!                           Father Steven Sabo 815-653-2561
Public Action to Deliver Shelter (P.A.D.S.)                                                                      Deacon:
    Lynn Bauer 815-728-0150                                                                                         Deacon Mark Raz 815-653-2561
Parish Council                                                                                                   Coordinator of Religious Education:
                                                                                                                    Mrs. Karen Verr 815-653-2581
    Chuck Valle 815-337-1952
Parish Photographer & Publicity
                                                                                                                    Mrs. Mary K. Yager 815-653-2561
    Bill McKinney 815-728-1878
                                                                                                                    Ms. Peggy Miller 815-653-2561 (Thursday)
Respect Life Ministry
    Colleen Dumais 815-648-4911                                                                                     Mr. Rich Yager & Mr. John Ruzicka
Religious Ed./Youth Ministry
    Karen Verr 815-653-2581                                                                                      Parish Office Information
R.C.I.A.                                                                                                            Address: 5006 E. Wonder Lake Rd.
    Father Sabo 815-653-2561                                                            $31,009.00                              Wonder Lake, IL 60097
Sacristy                                                                                $22,056.00                  Hours: 8:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m. (M, T, W, F)
    Phyllis Hartline 815-260-3637                                                       $8,953.00**                         9:00 a.m.—3:30 p.m. (Thurs)
St. Vincent de Paul Society (for Assistance)                                                                        Phone: 815-653-2561
    Help Line 815-653-2501                                                                                          Email:
St. Vincent DePaul Soc. (become a member)                                                                           Fax : 815-653-9401
    Joe Ziemann 815-653-4509                                                                                        Website:
Society of the Immaculate Heart of Mary                                                                   
    Nancy Russo 815-653-2075                                                                                     R. E. Office Information
Sunday Coffee Socials                                                                                               R. E. Office Phone: 815-653-2581
                                                      **Any balance must be paid                                    Church Hall Phone: 815-728-1259
    Call Parish Office 815-653-2561
                                                      from our operating income.                                    Marian Central Catholic High School:
                                                      Please, make YOUR pledge!                                     815-338-4220 or
 ORA ET LABORA (Pray & Work)
                                                                                                                              Christ the King Catholic Church
                                                                                                                               Our Lord Jesus Christ the King
                                                                                                                                           November 20, 2011

Mass Intentions for the Week Ahead                   PETITION                                                SCHEDULE This Week
Monday, November 21—Presentation of the BVM
    7 p.m. Deceased members of the Wilson-           Book of Prayer                                          Sun., Nov. 20—Our Lord Jesus Christ the King
            Grosskopf Families req. by               Please write all your prayer intentions in the book     ................ Adoration 7-8 a.m.
            Tom & Martha Wilson                      provided near the main entry. In gratitude, we pray     ................ Rosary 7:30 a.m.
Tuesday, November 22—St. Cecelia                                                                             ................ Masses 8 a.m and 10 a.m.
                                                     for all those studying for service in the Church,
    8 a.m. The Fuchs Family req. by Maria Fuchs                                                              ................ Confessions 9:15 a.m.
                                                     especially Gerard Christianson, Ryan Browning           ................ Coffee Social 9 a.m.-Noon
Wednesday, November 23—St. Clement
                                                     and Jacob Valle.                                        ................ R.E. CLASSES 9:00-9:50 a.m.
                     St. Columban
                     Bl. Miguel Augustin Pro         Pray For Our Military
    8 a.m. Baptismal Birthday of Larry Slavin                                                                Mon., Nov. 21—Presentation of the BVM
                                                     We ask God to bless all those serving                   ................ Rosary 6:30 p.m.
            req. by Larry & Darlene Slavin
                                                     in the armed forces:                                    ................ Confessions 6:30 p.m.
Thurs., November 24—St. Andrew Dung-Lac
                                                           Kenneth Ebacher (ARMY)                            ................ Mass 7:00 p.m.
                     & his Companions
    8 a.m. Win Flanagan & her sister,                      Alexander Grosskopf (USN)                         ................ Adoration 7:30—8:30 p.m.
            Jane Arena req. by the Flanagan Family         Micah Grosskopf (USAF)                            ................ Narcotics Anonymous 7:00 p.m.
Friday, November 25—St. Catherine of Alexandria            Laura Hrdlicka (USN)
    8 a.m. Jean Hartmann req. by the Family                                                                  Tues., Nov. 22—St. Cecelia
                                                           Capt. Therese M. Janecke (ARMY)                   ................ Rosary 7:30 a.m.
Sat., November 26
    8 a.m. Russell Janca req. by                           Robert Kelly Jr. (ARMY)                           ................ Masses 8:00 a.m.
            The Schweiss Family                            Pvt. Jessica Kaluza (National Guard)              ................ Scripture Study 9 a.m.
    5 p.m. Deceased Members of the Clinton-                                                                  ................ Adoration 7-8 p.m.
                                                           SPC John C. Kurchina (ARMY)
            Howard Families req. by                                                                          ................ Confessions 7:15 p.m.
                                                           Major Robert A. Lindblom (USAF)                   ................ PADS 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
            The Howard Family
Sunday, November 27—First Sunday of Advent                 MSgt. Michael Litt (USAF)                         ................ AA Meeting 7:30 p.m.
    8 a.m. Ray & Bernice Schmidt req. by                   Christopher Lorr (USAF)
            Paul & Gerry Konczak                                                                             Wed., Nov 23—St. Clement
                                                           Michael Lorr (USAF)
    10 a.m. For the People of the Parish                                                                                            St. Columban
                                                           Steve T. Lowe (USN)                                                      Bl. Miguel Augustin Pro
                                                           Capt. Derrick Maratea (ARMY)                      ................ Adoration 7-8 a.m.
                                                           Lt. Joseph Mongelluzzo (ARMY)                     ................ Rosary 7:30 a.m.
Ministry Schedule Next Week                                                                                  ................ Confessions 7:30 a.m.
Bulletin Inserts–November 25-Marilyn Callow                Victor Nellessen (USN)
                                                                                                             ................ Mass 8:00 a.m.
November 26-27                                             Pvt. Joshua R. Pahr (ARMY)                        ................ NO R. E. Classes—Thanksgiving Break
Lectors:                                                   CW2 Brent H. Peters (ARMY)                        ................ NO R.C.I.A.—Thanksgiving Break
      5 p.m.    Todd Miller                                SPC Eric Roge (ARMY)
      8 a.m.    Jim Bronson                                                                                  Thurs., Nov. 24—St. Andrew Dung-Lac and
      10 a.m. Pat Verlodt                                  PO AS4 Patrick Spanbauer (USN)
                                                                                                                                    his Companions
Extraordinary Ministers:                                   Lt. Col. Daniel Thoele (USMC)                     Thanksgiving Day (Parish Offices Closed)
      5 p.m.    Randy Hartline                             Capt. Tim Ungaro (ARMY)                           ................ Adoration 7-8 a.m.
      8 a.m.    Deacons                                    Capt. Nathan Valle (USAF )                        ................ Rosary 7:30 a.m.
      10 a.m. Acolytes                                                                                       ................ Confessions 7:30 a.m.
Altar Servers:                                             Sgt. Richard J. Vicere (USMC)
                                                                                                             ................ Mass 8:00 a.m..
(Sat.)8 a.m.    Kyler, Cole & Brock Hardie                 SSgt. William R. Vincent (USAF)                   ................ A.A. Mtg. 8 a.m. to Noon (Church Hall)
      5 p.m.    Blake Hartmann                             PFC Rodney Ward (USMC)                            ................ NO Bible Timeline—Happy Thanksgiving
(Sun.)8 a.m. Patrick Sullivan
                                                     To add, update, or remove a name contact the
      10 a.m. Ryan Erikson                                                                                   Fri., November 25—St. Catherine of Alexandria
(Mon.) 7 p.m. Kyler, Cole & Brock Hardie             Parish Office 815-653-2561.
                                                                                                                             (Parish Offices Closed)
Money Counters: November 27                                                                                  ................ Adoration 7-8 a.m.
      Rick Justen, Mary Justen, Jerry Palko                     Prayer for Our Troops                        ................ Rosary /Confessions 7:30 a.m.
                                                     Lord, hold our troops in Your loving hands.             ................ Mass 8:00 a.m.
                                                     Protect them as they protect us. Bless them and         ................ TOPS 10 a.m.
      Sanctuary Light Dedication                     their families for the selfless acts they perform for
                                                     us in our time of need, and bring them home             Sat., November 26
            Nov. 7– 20                               safely. May their sacrifices bring about a lasting      ................ Adoration 7-8 a.m. & 3:45–4:45 p.m.
            Deceased Members of the Kucia-           and just peace in those lands. I ask this in the        ................ Rosary 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
            Yager-Dzielak-Tomaso-Kurzeja and         name of Jesus, Our Lord and Savior, Amen                ................ Mass 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
            Kohr Families through the                                                                        ................ Confessions 8:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.
                                                                                                             ................ Legion of Mary Mtg. 10 a.m.
            generosity of The Yager Family.
                                                                                                             ................ Remember the SVDP Pantry
Nov. 21-Dec. 4
                                                     Come Pray with Us!                                      Sun., November 27-First Sunday of Advent
For the Poor Souls in Purgatory                                                                              ................ Adoration 7-8 a.m.—Rosary 7:30 a.m.
through the generosity of a Friend                       Monday—6:30 p.m.
                                                                                                             ................ Masses 8 a.m and 10 a.m.
                                                         Tuesday through Sunday                              ................ NO R. E. Classes—Thanksgiving Break
Each candle is blessed before it is burned.              at 7:30 a.m. (before the 8:00 a.m. Mass)            ................ Confessions 9:30 a.m.
                                                         Saturday at 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.                 ................ Coffee Social 9 a.m.-Noon
                                                         (before the 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Masses)               ................ Remember the SVdP Pantry
                                                                                                       Christ the King Catholic Church
 CELEBRATING OUR FAITH                                                                                  Our Lord Jesus Christ the King
                                                                                                                    November 20, 2011

Just Moved into the Area?                                                       Mark YOUR Calendars
   New parishioners are most welcome! Register at the                               Carolyn King
   parish office or call for a registration form                 Advent Enrichment here at Christ the King
   815-653-2561.                                            Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011—10:00 a.m.
Wish to Enroll in Religious Education Classes?                              Topic—Spiritual Motherhood:
  You and your children are always welcome in our                            Imitating Mary’s Openness
  programs. Contact the R.E. Office 815-653-2581.
Would you like a visit?
                                                            MORE FROM OUR NEIGHBORS
  If you or a loved one are homebound and would like        Advent Silent Prayer Retreat for Women—Dec. 2-4
                                                            Sponsored by Bishop Lane Retreat Center, retreat director, Carol Sullivan
  to receive a visit so that you may receive the
                                                            will offer time for quiet prayer, Mass, private Reconciliation, Scripture,
  sacraments, just call the parish office 815-653-2561.     Rosary, outdoor Stations of the Cross (weather permitting), guided
Have you moved or changed phone numbers?                    meditation and presentations. The retreat begins on Friday evening
  We need your help to keep parish information              December 2 at 7 p.m. and continues through Sunday, December 4 at 3 p.m.
                                                            Cost of a private room and 5 meals is $130. There are still a few openings
  up-to-date. Contact parish office 815-653-2561.           left. For more information or to register, please call 815-965-5011.

  PLEASE NOTE!!                                             LIVING LOVINGLY
  In the Hospital?
  If you or a loved one are in the hospital, please call    Diocesan statement regarding Susan G. Komen for the Cure
  the parish office 815-653-2561 immediately. Due to        Recognizing that support of and participation in a charitable organization
                                                            lends legitimacy to all positions and policies of that organization, the
  privacy laws, the hospitals do NOT notify us when         Respect Life Office of the Diocese of Rockford does not support or
  you are admitted. We want to visit those in the           encourage participation in activities that benefit Susan G. Komen for the
  hospital, but need to hear from you.                      Cure, formerly known as Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. To
                                                            be sure, Susan G. Komen has made many positive contributions to the
                                                            prevention and treatment of breast cancer; however, the organization
Want more Information about Sacraments?                     allows affiliates to offer financial support to abortion providing facilities,
  Baptisms take place by appointment. Meet with             denies studies showing the link between abortion and breast cancer, and
  Father Sabo at least three months before making           endorses embryonic stem cell research, thus inhibiting a Catholic in good
  any other arrangements 815-653-2561                       conscience from supporting this organization’s work, in any way.

  1st Confession-1st Holy Communion or                      For additional information please contact the Respect Life Office at
                                                            815-399-4300 or go to
  Confirmation: Contact Father Sabo at the Parish
  Office 815-653-2561.
  Marriage: Preparation for Catholic wedding ceremony                                   Words of Life
  in the Diocese of Rockford takes place in steps over      These witnesses [young people with severe disabilities] speak to us,
  a period of at least 6 months. Therefore, meet with       first and foremost, of the dignity of all human life, created in the image
                                                            of God. No suffering can efface this divine image imprinted in the
  Father Sabo at least 6 months before making any           depths of our humanity. But there is more: because the Son of God
  other arrangements such as flowers, reception etc.        wanted freely to embrace suffering and death, we are also capable of
  Anointing of the Sick is a sacrament of healing and       seeing God’s image in the face of those who suffer. Dear friends, our
                                                            society, which all too often questions the inestimable value of life, of
  comfort. Call the parish office, 815-653-2561, as soon    every life, needs you: in a decisive way you help to build the
  as someone becomes ill. Also, for chronic illnesses,      civilization of love.
  this sacrament is offered each Saturday after                                                                     ~ Pope Benedict XVI -
  Confessions (about 9:15 a.m.)                                                             visit to San José Foundation for disabled youth.
                                                                                                                  Madrid, August 20, 2011
  Holy Orders: If you feel that God is calling you to
  begin the process of becoming a priest, contact
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  Father Sabo at the parish office 815-653-2561.            This bulletin is provided to you each week through the generous
                                                            support of the merchants listed on the back page. Because of their
Seeking more information about the Catholic faith?          generosity, no parish funds are used to print this publication.
  Our R.C.I.A (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)     Please let our advertisers know that you are doing business with
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