Christ the King Parish is a warm, spiritually involved, Roman Catholic Parish with a strong sense of community, as inspired by the second Vatican council. We draw our strength from the celebration of the Word and Eucharist. Our Mission, rooted in the example and teaching of Jesus, is to : Reach within and beyond our community with love, compassion and healing; Offer opportunities for lifelong faith formation; Foster lay leadership and ministries in all aspects of parish life; Accept all persons in their diversity of faith and life experience: Encourage and nurture families in their many diversities as they grow in faith; and, Help support each other in our pursuit of Christ-like lives. – – For more information click on the church ministries tab above.
In 1798, Father Tisserant became the first Catholic Priest to serve in Wethersfield. He was a refugee from the French Revolution who lived with the Bellasis family in Wethersfield serving as a tutor ….. The first active parish in Wethersfield came in 1877 when the Sacred Heart of Jesus was established as a mission church of St. Mary’s in East Hartford. Christ the King Parish formerly Corpus Christi Church was established as an independent parish on the Silas Deane Highway in September of 1941. To find out more interesting information click on the church history tab.