Search

Christ the King


On Sunday, November 21st, we celebrate the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. I’m sure you’ll agree that the title of this celebration is impressive. Jesus Christ, who is our Friend, our Brother, and our Savior, is also the Incarnate Son of God and King of the Universe. His kingdom is described by one of the prayers of this Sunday’s Mass as “an eternal and universal kingdom, a kingdom of truth and life, a kingdom of holiness and grace, a kingdom of justice, love, and peace.” We are mem- bers of this kingdom!

It would be a good meditation for us to look at our lives and ask how the qualities of Christ’s kingdom are present: truth, life, holiness, grace, justice, love, and peace. The more we cultivate these qualities, the greater is our worship of Christ, our God and King. It is also good to ask questions such as the following: Is Christ the King of my thoughts? Is Christ the King of my attitudes? Is Christ the King of my words? Is Christ the King of my actions? Our worship of Christ the King takes its value from the impact it has on our lives.

On a different note, as I was finishing this letter to you I received the sad news that our youth minister, Laura Schuberg, is leaving her position. I am very sad to see her go, and I am sure you will join me in thanking her for seven years of devoted service to the youth of our parish. Let’s offer grateful prayers for her, and also let’s pray for guidance as we search for a new youth minister. May Christ the King reward you, Laura, for your wonderful ministry in our parish!


Gratefully Yours,



6 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

These last few weeks, it has been great to see how many of you have submitted names of saints to be assigned to the 13 rooms that will be commonly used in our Pastoral Center and Knight Hall. I wanted

Last Monday, the school staff—teachers, instructional assistants, administrators, and other staff members—returned to our school campus to begin a week of meetings and other activities to prepare for

On Monday, August 15, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Because it falls on a Monday this year, the solemnity is not a holy day of obligation; but it remains an