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Corpus Christi Catholic Church is located north of downtown Colorado Springs at 2318 North Cascade Avenue.  We are conveniently located east of I-25 between the Fillmore Ave. and Uintah St. exits.

 
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 Parish History

Corpus Christi Parish was founded in 1916 from St. Mary’s Parish and the missions in Palmer Lake, the Modern Woodman of America Sanitarium, and the north end of Colorado Springs.  Corpus Christi – the second parish to be established in the Diocese of Colorado Springs – served the area’s English, Italian, Spanish, and Slavic Catholics.

Parishioners purchased and moved a Baptist church to the site of the present church.  The first Mass was celebrated in the new church in 1917.  The cornerstone for the current church was laid in 1955.

The parish opened a school in 1921.  It attained full accreditation by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.  The school provides a quality Catholic educations for students from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.

The parish has been served by the following Pastors:

Fr. Felix Abel    1916 – 1941
Fr. Anthony Eliz    1941 – 1972
Fr. Robert Kekeisen    1972 – 1985
Fr. Gerald Bruggeman   1985 – 1994
Fr. Bill Carmody    1994 – 2000
Fr. Steve Parlet     2000 – 2007
Fr. Mark Zacker    2007 – present

 

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Office Hours

Open:  Monday – Friday  8:00am to 4:00pm
Closed for lunch:   12:00pm to 1:00pm

Contact Information for the parish staff…

In the event of a sacramental emergency …

after hours, call 719.244.2851
during office hours, call 719.633.1457

 

 Name  Position  Phone  E-Mail
 Fr. Mark Zacker  Pastor  719.633.1457 x11  m.zacker@me.com
       
 Dave Illingworth  Deacon  713.376.0978  deacon1dave@yahoo.com
 Kevin Rishavy  Deacon  719.633.1457  krishavy@comcast.net
 Rudy Gonzales  Deacon  719.633.1457  drrudya@msn.com
 Mike Novak  Business Manager  719.633.1457 x16  mnovak@corpuschristicos.org
 Laney Hill  Executive Assistant to the Pastor  719.633.1457 x10  lhill@corpuschristicos.org
 Dr. Sharon Hershey  Music Director  719.633.1457 x17  shershey@corpuschristicos.org
 Gary Niemerg  Director of Religious Education  719.633.1457 x15  gniemerg@corpuschristicos.org
 Maria Poston  Youth Ministry  719.633.1457  mposton@corpuschristicos.org
 Mari Rollins  Accountant  719.633.1457 x21  mrollins@corpuschristicos.org
 Anneliese Degenhart  School Principal  719.632.5092  adegenhart@corpuschristicos.org
 Veronica Frias  Director of Admissions  719.632.5092  vfrias@corpuschristicos.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mailing Address:

Corpus Christi Catholic Church
2318 N Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO  80907

FAX Number:  719.473.7567