Category Archives: ChristusRex

This is all new, no?

A comment on the previous post: It’s only been since the 70’s that many Christians became involved in politics. This idea was also put forth in the classic discussion of post-9/11 America, The Power of Nightmares. That work offers the (I … Continue reading

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No King but Jesus – Part 2 of 2

Christ is the king of all mankind by natural right – because he is our Creator – and by acquired right – because he is our Redeemer.  He is King (as Creator and Redeemer) even of those who refuse to … Continue reading

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No King but Jesus – Part 1 of 2

In December, 1925, Pope Pius the Eleventh made a new feast for the Roman Catholic Church: that of Christ the King.  That this is a new feast is evident.  No such thing existed prior to 1925.  The back-story of the feast … Continue reading

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Why bother?

A presidential election always brings out the worst in my internet: partisanship, not the least.  There is also rancor, name-calling, anger, hatred, false witness, calling evil good, and murmuring. We can add in the rest of the list from Galatians … Continue reading

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O King – 6th Advent Meditation

O Rex gentium, et desideratus earum, lapisque angularis, qui facis utraque unum: veni, et salva hominem, quem de limo formasti. O King of the gentiles and their desired One, the cornerstone that makes both one: come, and deliver man, whom … Continue reading

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Kingdomtide: The All Saints Project

Tomorrow, 25 October, is the Sunday of Christ the King in the Pre-Vatican II Ordo – the “Extraordinary Form” – for the Roman Church and also in the Antiochian Western Rite Vicariate, which last also uses the older calendar as … Continue reading

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