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  • The Strangest of Kings! A Homily for the Feast of Christ the King

    11/23/2014 7:10:41 AM PST · by Salvation · 9 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | Nov. 22, 2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Strangest of Kings! A Homily for the Feast of Christ the King By: Msgr. Charles PopeThe reading today on this Feast of Christ the King evokes three images of Christ as King. All of them are to some extent paradoxical, for they emphasize things about a king that we don’t usually think of in relation to a king. They also tell us that we have already met King Jesus, even if we didn’t know it. Let’s look at these three images of our Lord Jesus Christ, King of all Creation.I. Caring King - The first reading, from Ezekiel...
  • Viva Cristo Rey!

    05/30/2012 4:30:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies ^ | May 30, 2012 | Brent Bozell
    When I first heard "For Greater Glory" (originally titled "Cristiada," which I prefer) was being shot, I was stunned -- and skeptical. It never could be produced by Hollywood. In fact, it wouldn't be a theatrical release, maybe a short documentary, certainly with a small budget. On the former, I was correct; it was made in Mexico. On the latter, I was wrong; it's a full-fledged major motion picture with grade-A talent. And it's wonderful. The cast includes Andy Garcia, Eva Longoria, Peter O'Toole (in a cameo role as a murdered priest, the octogenarian is splendid), Ruben Blades and...
  • Pilgrims need armed protection on Cristo Rey trek (New Mexico)

    10/31/2004 5:39:51 PM PST · by 4.1O dana super trac pak · 14 replies · 666+ views
    The Daily Sentinel ^ | 10/31/2004 | Chris Roberts
    SUNLAND PARK, N.M. - On Sunday, an estimated 40,000 pilgrims crowded onto the rocky trail up Mount Cristo Rey to pray at the feet of Jesus as armed deputies scanned the desert scrub for bandits.On Cristo Rey's 4,675-foot peak is a 30-foot-tall sandstone statue of Christ that has attracted hundreds of thousands of worshippers over the past six decades. This years pilgrims are making the 820-foot vertical climb to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the statue's completion in 1939.On a cloudy day in mid-September about 2,000 people made the 2 1/2-mile trek for a mass at the base of the...