Single Prayer or Novena?
This is a traditional prayer which honors Jesus Christ as the king of the universe. It can be prayed as a single prayer or as a novena. See the instructions for the novena at the bottom of this article.
Prayer to Christ the King
O Lord our God, You alone are the Most Holy King and Ruler of all nations.
We pray to You, Lord, in the great expectation of receiving from You, O Divine King, mercy, peace, justice and all good things.
Protect, O Lord our King, our families and the land of our birth.
Guard us we pray Most Faithful One.
Protect us from our enemies and from Your Just Judgment.
Forgive us, O Sovereign King, our sins against you.
Jesus, You are a King of Mercy.
We have deserved Your Just Judgment.
Have mercy on us, Lord, and forgive us.
We trust in Your Great Mercy.
O most awe-inspiring King, we bow before You and pray,
May Your Reign, Your Kingdom, be recognized on earth.
To Pray a Christ the King Novena
Start with the sign of the cross.
Pray the Christ the King prayer given above.
Mention your specific prayer intention for this novena.
Say an Our Father, a Hail Mary, and a Glory Be.
Close with the sign of the cross.
This article by Fr. David Friel invites us to boldly declare that Christ is King. In doing so, our statement becomes an act of worship.