Welcome Your King!


Do not be afraid. Open wide the doors for Christ. To His saving power open the boundaries of States, economic and political systems, the vast fields of culture, civilization and development. Do not be afraid. Christ knows "what is in man." He alone knows it. - St. John Paul II, Homily for the Inauguration of His Pontificate

Jesus Christ is King.

All other rulers hold power for a limited time, to the sorrow or the relief of their subjects.

Jesus Christ is King.

He rules all things, all of time and eternity, for He is the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End (Rev 22:13).

Jesus Christ is King of the Universe, a reality we commemorate at the close of the liturgical year (this year, the feast falls on Nov. 30). He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and His kingdom will have no end.

And how shall this King judge us? Jesus Himself told us, as Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC explains in his book 'You Did it to Me': It's all in Matthew 25:31-46, and it's all about mercy.

So, on this feast of Christ the King, let us prepare ourselves to celebrate the Advent season with prayer, studying our faith, and receiving the sacraments, so that we are equipped for every good work in the service of the King of Mercy. Let us look forward to celebrating Christmas, the liturgical commemoration of Christ's first coming in the Incarnation, as well as waiting with joyful expectation for the Second Coming of Christ, when all suffering shall pass away and God shall be all in all.


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