RCLIFE 104: Live the Mystery III

Contemplative and Evangelizing: Apostles of the Kingdom with the Heart of Christ

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Regnum Christi members are being invited into a deeper understanding of the beautiful charism to which they have been called. In 2020 a virtual convention called Regnum Christi: Live the Mystery encouraged its participants to ponder how the mystery of Christ is made present through the charism of Regnum Christi. This convention was an opportunity to explore how to more fully live Christ’s mission through the specific charism that they, as Regnum Christi members, have been entrusted with, and included large group presentations, small group discussions and workshops, and interactive exchange. The content of this convention was made available in the Online Classroom as RCLIFE 102: Live the Mystery.

In 2021 a second convention was offered for all Regnum Christi members called Live the Mystery II: The Mystery of the Kingdom to experience the transformative power of the mystery of the Kingdom in such a way as to make it present in their own hearts, and in the hearts of all they encounter. The content of this convention is now available as the course RCLIFE 103: Live the Mystery II.

In 2022 a third resource was offered to all Regnum Christi members called Live the Mystery III: Contemplative and Evangelizing--Apostles of the Kingdom with the Heart of Christ, which is now available as this course RCLIFE 104: Live the Mystery III.

A charismatic trait in all Regnum Christi members, is being “contemplative and evangelizing” (SRCF 20). This duality is not just one particular characteristic of the way a Regnum Christi member lives and acts among many others. It is a vital attitude that permits us to know, love, and follow Christ the Apostle and allow him to transform us. It is the path to make the spiritual characteristics and the missionary lifestyle which are expressed in the second chapter of the Statutes (“Spiritual Foundations”) and the first article of the third chapter (“Principles of Apostolic Action”) our own (p.4).
This workshop is a blend of content and shared experiences through brief presentations and team-based workshops. We encourage the dynamics to be lived out in teams of members. If possible, the teams should be made up of all the different vocations within Regnum Christi.

The original concept for the Live the Mystery conventions was born as a result of an international Regnum Christi Identity project. The goal of each Live the Mystery convention is to bring particular aspects of the Regnum Christi charism into greater focus, and to provide an opportunity – through presentations, questions, and discussions – for Regnum Christi members from all vocations to explore this mystery, and to encounter Christ, his love, and his Kingdom, through the specific charism of Regnum Christi.

Your Instructor

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Fr Owen Kearns, LC

Fr. Owen hails from Dublin, Ireland. He joined the Legion in 1966 after secondary school and studied in Salamanca and Rome. He has been a vocation director, a professor of humanities, editor of the National Catholic Register as well as Faith and Family Magazine. In 2012 and 2013 he went with Fr. Patrick Langan on the Charism Tour, engaging Regnum Christi members around the world, at the invitation of the communities and sections on The Quest for the Core of the Regnum Christi Charism. He currently serves as chaplain to the consecrated women and the Regnum Christi adult sections in Dallas, Texas.

Fr Anthony Sortino, LC

Fr. Anthony was born April 2, 1972, in Brooklyn, New York. His family moved to Scottsdale, Arizona, when he was nine, where his family still lives. As a teenager he became involved with the confirmation program and later with Life Teen Core Team, discovering his vocation working with youth and families. After a few years studying architecture and studio arts at Arizona State University, he joined the Legionaries of Christ in 1994 part of the Regnum Christi family. He received his bachelor’s degrees in philosophy and theology at the Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum in Rome. He also completed a year of classical studies of Latin, Greek and the Liberal Arts in Salamanca, Spain. As an intern he spent three years in Córdoba, Argentina. He was a seminary instructor in Rome and Cheshire, CT and served as Vice Rector of the Center for Higher Studies in New York. He has ministered to the faithful as spiritual director and retreat director over the last several years in Washington DC, Raleigh NC, and Dallas, Texas. Fr Anthony currently resides in San Jose, California, and serves as a board member for Canyon Heights Academy, a Regnum Christi preK-8 school. He also serves as chaplain for the Young Catholic Professionals of Silicon Valley and as the chaplain of the Catholic Googlers.

Monica Trevino, CRC

Monica Treviño is a lay woman who has consecrated her life to God through the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience since 1993. She has a master’s degree in Theological Studies from Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College and is a certified Spiritual Director through the Oblates of the Blessed Virgin Mary. She is an author, speaker, retreat leader, and spiritual director. With 21 years of experience in the United States, she currently serves in the Diocese of Galveston-Houston forming Christian leaders by accompanying women as a spiritual director, preaching retreats, and giving formation courses.

Christine Doran

Christine Doran is 21-year-old native of Alberta, Canada. She has been a Regnum Christi member since 2017. Christine gave a year to serve the Church with Regnum Christi Mission Corps in Atlanta, GA, and is now in her second year of a nursing degree at the University of Calgary.

Alex Kucera

Alex Kucera lives in Gainesville, GA, and has spent the last 46 years in the Atlanta metro area, married to Karmen for 7 years. They have 3 daughters ranging in ages from 23-27, two are married, one is single, He currently has one grandson. Professionally, Alex spent many years providing surgical instruments and knowledge share to surgeons for operating room procedures. For the last 22 years Alex provided software to companies across the US. I’ve been blessed to be a part of the Regnum Christi family for the last 15 years spending many years as the Men’s Associate Section Director, Group Leader, Team Leader, and Mission Coordinator for the Atlanta section. I have a deep passion to support Christ, his people, the Church, and Regnum Christi!

Course Curriculum

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  Part 1: Apostles of the Kingdom with the Heart of Christ
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  Part 2: Ways to allow Christ the Apostle to Encounter us and Send us Out
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