Feast of Christ the King

detail from the Ghent altar piece featuring Christ as king of the world, cathedral of Saint Bavo, by Jan van EyckAlso known as

  • D. N. Iesu Christi universorum Regis
  • Our Lord Jesus Christ King of All
  • Christo Rey


  • last Sunday in the liturgical year
  • formerly the last Sunday in October

About the Feast

Instituted to give public homage to Christ, the Ruler of the world, by Pope Pius XI, 1925. Every year on this day is renewed the consecration of the world to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Feast of Christ the King“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 November 2015. Web. 1 December 2015. <>