The Kingdom of God

Hubert Van Eyck, part of the Ghent altarpiece

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Happy Solemnity of Christ the King!  Today is the last Sunday in Ordinary Time, and one of our favorite feast days!  When the traumas and tragedies of the world seem overwhelming, it’s always a consolation to remember that Jesus Christ is truly the King of the Universe.  No matter what sorrow we endure here, it will pass – His Kingdom is eternal.  Moreover, He is not a king who rules from some distant throne.  No, He is closer to us than we are to Continue reading