Ministries / Prayer and Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous*

Meetings are in the Cafeteria

Men:  Mondays,  7 – 9 p.m.

Men & Women:  Saturdays, 9 – 11 a.m.

For more information contact Mary Lou Diehl by telephone at 813-876-5841 or by email.

Bereavement & Grief Support

Grief Support Group:    Grief knows no time frame. The love we shared with a departed loved one will always be in our heart. If you would like to witness to others about your grief journey so they too may heal, please join our bereavement group.

Each session meets weekly for eight weeks. For information on current and upcoming meetings, please contact Catherine del Castillo at 813.574.7978.



For more information contact Catherine del Castillo by email.

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University

Nine week course that teaches God’s ways of handling your money.

For more information or to inquire about the next class contact John Weir by telephone at (813) 876-5841, ext. 2222 or by email.


For families members who have a loved one suffering from addiction. Meets Thursdays 7 – 9 pm Mary Martha Center Room 203.

For more information contact Mary Lou Diehl by telephone at 813-876-5841 or by email.

Overeaters Anonymous*

A program of recovery for those who suffer from compulsive eating. Meets Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 AM Mary Martha Center Board Room.

For more information contact Mary Lou Diehl by telephone at 813-876-5841 or by email.

Courage Ministry

Courage is an apostolate of the Catholic Church, which ministers to persons with unwanted same-sex attractions, helping them to live chaste lives in fellowship, truth and love. This group meets at Christ the King Church on the second and fourth Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. Please see confidential contact information listed below.

For more information contact Sabrina Burton Shultz by telephone at 727-344-1611 *5325 or by email.


EnCourage is a spiritual support group for family members, spouses, and friends of men and women who experience same‐sex attractions.

Standing by the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church, EnCourage members support one another and their loved ones through discussion, prayer, fellowship, and sacrifice.

Our confidential meeting will gather once a month at Christ the King Parish, 821 South Dale Mabry Highway.  This support ministry is sponsored by our diocese.  To receive more information about attending this meeting you may email  or call 813.570.1163 .  To learn more about Courage and Encourage International please visit



For more information contact the parish office by telephone at (813) 876-5841 or by email.

* Denotes an affiliated Christ the King Ministry.

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