J. GilOn the Mediterranean coast stands Mount Carmel, which evokes Elijah and Elisha, two great Old Testament prophets; and also the Carmelite Order, with its widespread tradition of the Carmelite scapular. Tags: Faith, Holy Land, In the footprints of our Faith
Andres Vazquez de Prada“Now I would like to tell you the details about the consecration I made of the Work and the families of its members to the Holy Family. I could only turn to heaven when faced with the diabolical schemes of certain unscrupulous individuals. Jesus, Mary, and Joseph saw to it that the storm clouds passed.” St Josemaria described how this consecration originated in 1951. Tags: Holy Family, Vocation, family, Josemaria Escriva, Consecrations of Opus Dei
J. GilAbout three kilometers west of Capernaum, according to Christian traditions, was the place where Jesus multiplied five loaves and two fishes to feed a vast multitude; it was here that he gave the Sermon on the Mount; and appeared to his Apostles after the Resurrection, bringing about the second miraculous catch of fish and confirming St Peter as Head of the Church. Tags: Faith, History, Pope, Holy Land, In the footprints of our Faith
J. GilChrist’s resurrection in the early hours of Sunday morning is a fact that the Gospels state clearly and firmly. The first testimonies to the fact of the empty tomb were offered by the holy women and the Apostles Peter and John. One that held a special meaning for St Josemaria was Christ’s appearance to the disciples at Emmaus, described in moving detail by St Luke. Tags: Faith, History, Holy Land, In the footprints of our Faith
Tags: Opus Dei, Philippines
Bishop Javier EchevarriaThe Christian heart and social development. Reflections on St Josemaria’s teachings.
A paper given by Bishop Javier Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei, for the Study Day in commemoration of Harambee’s tenth anniversary, October 5, 2012. Tags: Canonization, Charity, Javier Echevarria, Opus Dei prelate, Harambee, October 6