Wednesday, August 12, 2009
When Fr. Maciel's "Christ is my Life" was a bestseller
When Fr. Maciel's autobiography "Christ is my Life" was a bestseller
The title was clearly inspired by the Pauline phrase "For me to live is Christ", which Fr. Maciel had meditated on long and hard -sometimes when he was long and hard- and he liked the ring of that phrase. According to his autobiograpy, or interviews given to Regnum Christi member independent reporters, or the collection of lapidary phrases from Fr. Maciel's 1.5 million dollar letters, Cartas de Nuestro Padre, made to appear like answers in an interview, Fr. Maciel had assimilated the Pauline expression into his daily life, into his bloodstream, into the marrow of his bones...