Pope Pius XI

Accepting the Rule of Christ

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  “Does He reign over my mind, will, and heart?” For those of us who call the United States of America our home, Christ the King might not be the image of Jesus that resonates with us the most. We have been raised on stories of the American Revolution more often than those of Sts. Henry II, Louis IX, or […]

Jesus Christ—Cause of My Hope

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“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 […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Pope Pius XI

JesusChrist the King, the Alpha and the Omega

“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 […]

Daily Quote from Pope Pius XI on the Solemnity of Christ the King

“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 […]