“Rejoice and be glad! The Call to Holiness”


Gaudete et exultateA pamphlet on Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, “Rejoice and Be Glad!  The Call to Holiness,” will be available this weekend at CK.

It will answer questions such as:

Is holiness impossible for most of us?

Are just saints, and maybe some priests, called to be holy?

Do we ever think that being holy can make us happy?

Be sure to pick up a copy after Mass!  For a the full text of the exhortation (downloadable and printable .pdf format), click HERE.  Also, the text is available for purchase bounded in book form HERE.

And a message from Fr. Mike Schmitz on becoming holy:



Author: Christ the King Adult Religious Education

Christ the King Parish of Richland, WA has a vast array of opportunities for continued adult faith development and spiritual growth in Christian discipleship. No matter where people are in their journey towards the Lord, there is something for everyone at Christ the King Parish, including: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), Adult Bible Studies, classes on the Catholic Faith, programs for returning Catholics, Young Adult Ministry, the Surviving Divorce program, Coming Home for returning Catholics, parish missions and retreats, parenting resources, information on Christian apologetics, etc. Bible studies, which are generally published by Little Rock, Ascension Press, or Word on Fire, average from 8-10 weeks long and are offered both in the mornings and evenings for your convenience. For more information regarding ongoing formation opportunities for adults, or to give us feedback on what you'd like to see offered at the parish to help you on your faith journey, please send us a message through our "Contact" link or send an email to ckadultre@gmail.com.

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