Regnum Christi

St. John Chrysostom

Daily Catholic Quote — from St. John Chrysostom

“If the Magi had come in search of an earthly King, they would have been disconcerted at finding that they had taken the trouble to come such a long way for nothing. Consequently they would have neither adored nor offered gifts. But since they sought a heavenly King, though they found in Him no signs of royal pre-eminence, yet, content […]

St. John Chrysostom

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. John Chrysostom

“If the Magi had come in search of an earthly King, they would have been disconcerted at finding that they had taken the trouble to come such a long way for nothing. Consequently they would have neither adored nor offered gifts. But since they sought a heavenly King, though they found in Him no signs of royal pre-eminence, yet, content […]

Mission Dolores Altar (San Francisco) Photograph © by Andy Coan

King of the Universe—Cause of My Hope

“Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice.” Today is the final Sunday on the Church’s annual liturgical calendar.  Today we celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King—King of the Universe. Not only is Jesus Christ the Messiah and our Savior, not only is he our brother and our friend, Jesus Christ is our Lord and King. To […]

Photography © by Andy Coan

The King of Kings—Unlike any other

From the dawn of civilization, kings have arisen who have dreamed of possessing a world-wide dominion, a universal kingdom that would last forever.  Some have come close to conquering much of the known world—Alexander, Genghis Khan, Augustus Caesar, and Adolf Hitler, to name a few.  And some kingdoms have lasted a very long time, such as Rome whose Eastern half […]

St. John Chrysostom

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. John Chrysostom

“If the Magi had come in search of an earthly King, they would have been disconcerted at finding that they had taken the trouble to come such a long way for nothing. Consequently they would have neither adored nor offered gifts. But since they sought a heavenly King, though they found in Him no signs of royal pre-eminence, yet, content […]

St. John Chrysostom Bishop and Doctor of the Church

Daily Catholic Quote from St. John Chrysostom

“If the Magi had come in search of an earthly King, they would have been disconcerted at finding that they had taken the trouble to come such a long way for nothing. Consequently they would have neither adored nor offered gifts. But since they sought a heavenly King, though they found in Him no signs of royal pre-eminence, yet, content […]

JesusChrist the King, the Alpha and the Omega

Daily Catholic Quote from Pope Pius XI

“Do we not read throughout the Scriptures that Christ is the King? He it is that shall come out of Jacob to rule,[1] who has been set by the Father as king over Sion, his holy mount, and shall have the Gentiles for his inheritance, and the utmost parts of the earth for his possession.[2] In the nuptial hymn, where […]

St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

Daily Catholic Quote from St. John Chrysostom

“If the Magi had come in search of an earthly King, they would have been disconcerted at finding that they had taken the trouble to come such a long way for nothing. Consequently they would have neither adored nor offered gifts. But since they sought a heavenly King, though they found in Him no signs of royal pre-eminence, yet, content […]

JesusChrist the King, the Alpha and the Omega

Where do You Hear the Voice of Christ?

“Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice” (John 18:37). This past week, we celebrated Thanksgiving in the United States. It is a time for family to gather over a meal and give thanks to God for His many blessings. I don’t know exactly why, but I was not truly at peace; nothing specific, just a feeling of disquiet. […]

Photography © by Andy Coan

The Glorious Victory of the King of Kings

Editor’s Note: Reflection on the Mass readings for the Solemnity of Christ the King (Year B) –  Daniel 7:13-14; Psalms 93:1, 1-2, 5; Revelation 1:5-8; John 18:33-37. This series for reflections on the coming Sunday Readings usually appears each Wednesday. From the dawn of civilization, kings have arisen who have dreamed of possessing a world-wide dominion, a universal kingdom that would last […]