Christ the King Catholic Church is located in Old Towne Daphne, AL. Our parish is a sign of Christ's presence in the Eastern Shore Community.
Christ the King Parish (unite with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mobile) is a Catholic family - a sign of Christ's presence in the Eastern Shore Community. Guided by the Holy Spirit and faithful leadership, we work to celebrate faith through meaningful liturgies; through the spiritual formation of our members and by developing the strengths and talents of all through education and social ministries.
Christ the King was established as a parish on October 24, 1937, when Bishop Thomas J. Toolen laid the cornerstone for the church building. The parish school, Christ the King Catholic School, opened in 1949 under the leadership of Father Denis Gray, pastor, with the assistance of the Sisters of Loretto. The school serves nearly 500 students in grades K-8 today.
October 24, 1937
711 College Ave, Daphne (AL), 36526, United States