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Christ is King … or is He?

November 26, 2017 by  
Filed under Christ the King, Liz Estler, Solemnity, Spiritual Direction

Christ is King … or is He? (Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe) Today we celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King. A relatively new festival in the Church’s liturgical calendar, this feast was established by Pope Pius XI’s encyclical Quas Primas, less than one hundred years ago, in 1925. Today, we rejoice that He is the firstborn of all creation and that all things exist in Him. We acknowledge Christ... Read More

Christ the King: The Feast of Our Age

November 19, 2011 by  
Filed under Christ the King, Dan Burke, Seasonal Meditations, Solemnity

I posted this over at the National Catholic Register – thought you would appreciate it… Each year the ornaments, greenery, and tinsel make an earlier appearance. One laments the distortion of autumn and Thanksgiving under the ever-growing Christmas hegemony. Still, another commonly overshadowed event will come and pass this Sunday, the feast of The Kingship of Our Lord Jesus Christ. In 1925 the celebration of Christ... Read More