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OCT
27

A lively and challenging style

Interview with Rev. Andrew Byrne, the producer of the Bilingual edition of The Way: There already existed several very good published English translations of Camino. However, at a number of points the translations seemed to me not to capture sufficiently the meaning and, especially, the lively and challenging style of the author. I thought it would be useful to have an edition which reworked them, using them of course as my starting-point. Tags: The Way
OCT
27

Thanksgiving for a Mother’s Love

My father, Dr. Jose a. Villegas died seventeen years ago. During these last seventeen years, it has been our mother who has kept the three generations of the growing Malvar-Villegas clan as intact as it had been when both our parents were alive. Tags: Gratitude
OCT
10

Novena for Work to St Josemaria

Were you surprised by the popularity of the Novena for Work? Yes. Especially when I received requests to translate it into different languages and saw that thousands of people searched for it on the web. I think this shows clearly that you only have to know St Josemaria to love him, trust him, and obtain many graces from God. Tags: Prayer, Piety, Work, novena
OCT
5

A new way of life

October 6, 2009 will be the seventh anniversary of St Josemaria’s canonization. The following is an interview with Giuseppe (Pippo) Corigliano, director of Opus Dei’s Press Office in Italy. You took an active part in preparing for the canonization of Josemaria Escriva, and especially with [...] Tags: Canonization
OCT
2

New York Conference on St Josemaria

A conference on St Josemaria entitled “Living the Message of St Josemaria in the United States” will be held in New York on Saturday October 17, 2009. The conference is being held to mark 60 years of Opus Dei in the US. It will feature a keynote address by John Coverdale, author of a book on St Josemaria, and panel presentations. Tags: Family and work, Opus Dei, Holiness
SEP
29

Fifty years of Montboisé Fonteneige

Montboisé/Fonteneige hall of residence, Montreal, Canada: 1959-2009 Tags: Formation, Opus Dei
SEP
20

70th anniversary of The Way

September 29, 2009 is the 70th anniversary of the publication in Spain of The Way, St Josemaria’s first book, a spiritual classic. Since that first edition in 1939, it has been translated into many other languages, totaling over four and a half million copies. St Josemaria wrote for ordinary Christians Tags: The Way
SEP
12

Interactive timeline

The interactive timeline tells the story of St Josemaria’s life and the history of Opus Dei with photos, video-clips and brief descriptions, in parallel with notable historical events Tags: History, Opus Dei, The Will of God
SEP
10

How is it possible to suffer so much and still keep smiling?

The decision of implementing this initiative arose from Saint Josemarias words "We should ask our Lord to give us a good heart, capable of having compassion for other people's pain" Tags: Youth, Solidarity
SEP
8

Recital in Bolivia about ten witnesses of Jesus

On September 11 and 12, a recital of contemporary religious music took place in Bolivia entitled Witnesses, based on ten different figures representing different spiritualities. Tags: Following Christ
SEP
5

Work on Church of St Josemaria forges ahead in Munyaka

The church is situated in a majority Protestant area, and people are not well off. There is little or no public transport, and up until now Catholics had to go to Mass at Gachie, the nearest village, three kilometers away. They are delighted to be able to have Mass in their own church, dedicated to St. Josemaría Tags: Love of God, Piety, Solidarity
AUG
27

New EWTN Series on St. Josemaría and Opus Dei

Beginning August 30, EWTN airs a 13-part series of half-hour interviews about St. Josemaría and Opus Dei. Co-hosts are Damon Ownes and John Coverdale. Tags: Founding of Opus Dei, Opus Dei
AUG
17

Cahir bronze plaque to commemorate 1959 visit by St Josemaría Escrivá

The plaque commemorates the visit to the town on that day fifty years ago by Saint Josemaría Escrivá (1902-1975). Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Citizenship, Opus Dei, Ireland
AUG
9

UWI students build home
for mom of 5

Source: By CAROL MATROO, Trinidad & Tobago's Newsday A young UWI student learns the rudiments of putting mortar to bricks.... Arlene Elias has been a single mother for the past 17 years. She lived on a lot of land on Green Street in Tunapuna all her [...] Tags: Generosity, Youth, University
AUG
7

Students build homes – and a more human society

“A university must educate its students to have a sense of service to society,” said St Josemaria Escriva. In Tunapuna, Trinidad, a group of people ranging from secondary school to university students showed their solidarity with families in difficulties by building them a new house [...] Tags: Youth, Solidarity, Work