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JUL
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Photos from Masses of Saint Josemaria around the world

Masses of Saint Josemaria have been celebrated in different countries around the world. The following are some of the photos. Tags: June 26, Holy Mass, India, Trinidad and Tobago
JUN
30

From the Philippines: Saint of the ordinary

Making the right choice is not easy. It involves a struggle with oneself. And of course, one keeps falling. But holiness is not about people who are already perfect. And that is why this saint, who considered himself an ordinary man who struggled every day of his life can show us that holiness is for everyone... Tags: Ordinary life, June 26, Philippines
JUN
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JUN
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New research on the history of Opus Dei

The fourth number of Studia et Documenta (2010), a journal written mainly in Spanish and Italian about the history of Opus Dei and its founder St Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer, has just come out. Tags: Study, History, Madrid, Opus Dei, Devotion, Australia, US, Italy
JUN
18

TV Programs on Saint Josemaria

The television channel EWTN is showing a number of programs about St. Josemaria around his feastday, June 26. For further information see: EWTN Tags: Devotion, US
JUN
5

Videoclips during the Year for Priests

During the Year for Priests proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI, this website featured a series of videoclips showing St Josemaria talking to priests, thanking them for their fidelity and encouraging them to be “one hundred per cent priests”. Tags: Priesthood, Get-together, Catechetical trips, diocesan priests, Video-clip
JUN
2

Masses of St Josemaria around the world 2010

The following are details of Masses of Saint Josemaria which will be said on or around his feast day in different countries. Confessions will be heard before each of the Masses. Tags: June 26, The Netherlands, Australia, Ireland, Kenya, India, New Zealand, Philippines, Cameroun, Canada, China, US, Malta, Singapore, UK, South Africa, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda
MAY
23

"Friends of God" in Slovakia

Many of the books by the founder of Opus Dei, were translated into Slovak in the 1990s. They were translated from English or German versions. The first of his books to be translated into Slovak directly from the original Spanish is the recently published Friends of God. Kristina Kudelova, the translator of this new version, talks about what the work of translating it meant to her. Tags: books, Friends of God, translations
MAY
15

A miraculous downpour

The villagers of Espinal needed a severe drought to end so that they could work their crops. A priest brought them prayer-cards of St Josemaria and they all prayed for an end to the drought. Against all forecasts, it began to rain that very same day. Tags: Gratitude, Devotion, prayer-card, Pictures and statues of St Josemaria Escriva
MAY
14

St Josemaria, Compostela Pilgrim

In April 2010 the Cultural Association Porta do Camiño organized a congress on four historical figures who went on pilgrimage to Compostela at different moments in history: St Bridget of Sweden, St Elizabeth of Portugal, St Josemaria Escriva, and the Servant of God Pope John Paul II. The conference was held in the Compostela Theological Institute. Tags: History, trips
APR
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Putting Down Roots

Fr. Joseph was one of the first three priests of Opus Dei, and died with a reputation for holiness in Boston in 1983. John Coverdale has written a brief biography of this exemplary priest. Tags: books, Opus Dei
APR
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An exhibition of photographs called “The extraordinary aspect of ordinary things”

Photographs on display in Venezuela. Photographers turn a moment into something special, hold it, polish it, eternalize it, and make it extraordinary. For St Josemaria Escriva, everyone is capable of eternalizing everyday things – as he said, “Heaven and earth seem to merge on the horizon. But where they really meet is in your hearts, when you sanctify your everyday lives.” Tags: Ordinary life
MAR
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St Josemaria prayer-cards in more languages

Chinese is spoken by nearly 1400 million people worldwide. Now the prayer-card of St Josemaria is available in Chinese. It is also available on this website in pdf format in Thai, Vietnamese, Arab, Bulgarian and Armenian, and other languages. Tags: Prayer, prayer-card
MAR
12

On Focus: The Way In Ordinary Life

To celebrate the 70th Anniversary of The Way by St. Josemaria Escriva, Narra Study Center in the Philippines launched a photo contest entitled “On Focus: The Way In Ordinary Life”. Tags: The Way
MAR
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Harambee award for the person to show the real story in Africa

Africa continues to be an unknown territory for many. Not only for those who visit its deep jungles or its deserts. Even those who read the headlines daily don’t get the full grasp of the reality on the continent. Tags: Canonization, Solidarity, truth