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Welcome to Christ the King Parish

I warmly welcome you to our website and hope you enjoy your visit. If you are new to Hillside or the Union County area and would like to join our Parish, please feel free to contact us at (908) 686-0722 or visit our church and rectory at 411 Rutgers Ave, Hillside NJ 07205 
-Father Luke

Please Consider Donating

Dear Parishioners, Family and Friends of Christ the King Parish,

Please visit our GoFundMe page.  Due to COVID-19 crisis that we are in, our parish is unable to hold our weekly Eucharistic services and gathering.  I  am writing to ask your financial support to sustain the regular operation of our parish.

 Thank you in advance for your generosity.  May our Good Lord bless you a million-fold.  

Sincerely in Christ,
Fr. Luke Duc Tran

Statement of Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R. on the death of George Floyd and the national protests


Chrism Mass – June 8, 2020

Cardinal Tobin will celebrate the Chrism Mass on Monday, June 8, 2020, at 6:00 PM in the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart with only the Auxiliary Bishops, Episcopal Vicars, Masters of Ceremonies and Communications personnel who will handle the livestreaming of the Mass.

You are strongly encouraged to participate by viewing the livestream; the Chrism Mass is our yearly renewal of priestly promises. You can view the mass at

CTK Opening for Personal Prayer

Christ the King church will be opened for personal prayer only starting Sunday May 17, 2020 from 12 noon to 4 pm. Parishioners have to put on the masks and practice social distancing. If you want  to celebrate Reconciliation Sacrament,please call Fr. Luke in advance at the Rectory (908) 686-0722 for an appointment. 

Fr. Luke Duc Tran

All Masses and CCD Suspended

In compliance with the directive from Cardinal Tobin, Weekend Masses, Daily Masses & CCD classes are cancelled until further notice.

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Liturgical Directives to be Issued

The pandemic we are living through has been a long, difficult and challenging journey for all of us, one that is still not over.  You have been an inspiration and witness to our people in your efforts to serve them and care for them.  You are to be commended for this extraordinary accomplishment – bringing the Lord to our people even in the midst of the necessary limitations in place.  While we must continue the mitigation, in charity toward each other, we need to be ready to move forward when measures begin to be relaxed and cooperate fully with the measures that must remain.

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Spiritual Closeness in a Time of Social Distancing

As Christians, we encounter Jesus in his people—our families and friends,
our neighbors and fellow parishioners, our co-workers and school mates,
even people we don’t know personally (strangers) who we come in
contact with as we go about our daily lives.

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Weekend Masses

Saturday5:30 PM
Sunday8:00 AM
9:30 AM(Vietnamese)
11:00 AM
7:00 PM(Portuguese)

Weekday Masses

Monday - Saturday8:00 AM

Rite of Reconciliation

Every Saturday4:45 - 5:15 PMFor confessions at other times, feel free to call the rectory and make an appointment with the priest.


Monday after8:00 AM MassOur Lady of the Miraculous Medal
Wednesday after8:00 AM MassOur Mother of Perpetual Help

First Friday: Sacred Heart Devotion

First Friday7:00 PMMass and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Religious Education Class

Sunday9:30 - 10:45 AMPublic grammar School Grades 1-8 | Followed by attending 11:00 AM Mass