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Christ the King Day (El día de Cristo Rey) is a religious celebration in Mexico held on the Sunday before Advent. It honors Jesus Christ as the king of all kings.
Is Christ the King Day a Public Holiday?
Christ the King Day is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, November 25, 2018 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Mexico.
Celebrate Christ the King Day
Many churches hold special masses dedicated to Jesus Christ, recognizing his sovereignty and command in Christianity.
Christ the King Day is a religious observance and not a statutory federal holiday in Mexico.
About Christ the King Day
Pope Pius XI instituted the Christ the King feast in 1925 as a way of acknowledging Jesus’ authority and power. The town of Guanajuato in central Mexico had a monument of Jesus known as Christ the King (Cristo Rey). This monument – except for the head and heart – was destroyed in an air raid in 1927. Afterward, a new statue was built to honor “Christ the King”.
Christ the King Day Observances
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|2011||Sun||Nov 20||Christ the King Day||Observance|
|2012||Sun||Nov 25||Christ the King Day||Observance|
|2013||Sun||Nov 24||Christ the King Day||Observance|
|2014||Sun||Nov 23||Christ the King Day||Observance|
|2015||Sun||Nov 22||Christ the King Day||Observance|
|2016||Sun||Nov 20||Christ the King Day||Observance|
|2017||Sun||Nov 26||Christ the King Day||Observance|
|2018||Sun||Nov 25||Christ the King Day||Observance|
|2019||Sun||Nov 24||Christ the King Day||Observance|
|2020||Sun||Nov 22||Christ the King Day||Observance|
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