Daily Prayers

Prayer is Love, I want to Love

Christ The King (Solemnity)

Image of Christ The King seated on a throne.

The Feast of Christ the King is celebrated worldwide on the Sunday before the First Sunday of Advent.

This honorary title is the name given to Jesus Christ by Christians. The terms “Christ” and “King” being quoted on many occasions in Scripture.

The Feast Day was instituted in 1925 by Pope Pius XI to remind us of our allegiance to our Spiritual King, as opposed to all earthly human rulers. Pope Benedict XVI said, Christ the King is not based on human power, but on the loving and serving of others.

Prayer to Christ Our King:

Soul of Christ, sanctify me.
Body of Christ, save me.
Blood of Christ, inebriate me.
Water from the side of Christ, wash me.
Passion of Christ, strengthen me.
O Good Jesus, hear me.
(Extract from Anima Christi)

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