Regnum Christi Essays are extended, in-depth reflections on particular aspects of life as a Regnum Christi member. An Essay may develop the nature of a virtue, showing what that virtue might look like when lived out in harmony with the Regnum Christi identity and mission. An Essay may explore the challenges of living out one of the commitments shared by all members. An Essay may be instructive, explaining the history, context, and meaning of certain Movement traditions. In short, RC Essays are a chance for all of us to delve deeper into our charism, reflecting seriously on our spiritual patrimony, which the Church has recognized and lauded, and in that way helping that patrimony grow and bear fruit.

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Until Christ Be Formed in You: An RC Essay on our approach to Formation in the Movement

The story of formation in Regnum Christi is a critical one. After all, none of us is perfect. We all need formation. There’s a whole chapter about it in the RC Member Handbook... Read More

Poetry Matters: A Regnum Christi Essay on How Poetry Nourishes Our Integral Formation

One important aspect of integral formation is what Regnum Christi describes as “human formation,” conceived to include the acquiring of a “rich and balanced personality,... Read More

All Things Proceed: A Regnum Christi Essay on Recognition and Communion

The term communion has considerable currency both in the Church and in Regnum Christi’s renewal. We have a shared sense that God wants us to experience the gift of communion.... Read More

Sharpening Your Tongue: A Regnum Christi Essay on Charity in Our Words

In the Regnum Christi Movement, we have always emphasized the importance of charity in words. Not that we invented the concept—on the contrary, the power of words to work good... Read More