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JUL
31

Dedication of a church to St Josemaria in Mexico DF

On July 28 2009 the first church dedicated to St Josemaria in Mexico was consecrated in Santa Fe, Mexico DF. The parish church of St Josemaria will be looked after by priests of the Opus Dei prelature, at the request of Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera. Tags: Church, Javier Echevarria, Opus Dei prelate
JUN
29

From Sea to Sea

Masses in Trinidad, Tunapuna and in Dubai. In Dubai, a Mass was celebrated in honour of St. Josemaria on 20th June 2009 in St. Francis’ Church. About 70 people were present Tags: June 26
JUN
27

Saint Josemaria´s feast around the world

The Roman Catholic Church celebrates Saint Josemaria’s feast on June 26. Countless Masses were celebrated around this date. Tags: June 26
JUN
24

Masses of St Josemaria around the world

The following are details of Masses of Saint Josemaria which will be said on or around that date in different countries. Confessions will be heard before each of the Masses Tags: June 26
MAR
26

St. Josemaría’s Influence: A Conference in Washington D.C.

On April 4th, a day-long conference will be held in Washington with speakers and panels talking about how aspects of St. Josemaría’s message have impacted their lives. On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the founding of Opus Dei and the 60th anniversary of its [...] Tags: Ordinary life
FEB
27

"Christ is Passing By", new Arabic translation

The publisher Le Laurier has just brought out an Arabic translation of St Josemaria's first book of homilies, Christ is Passing By, in Lebanon. The book Christ is Passing By consists of a collection of 18 homilies given by St Josemaria between 1951 and 1971, on [...] Tags: books
FEB
18

Prayer of St Josemaria in Scottish Gaelic

The prayer-card of St Josemaria in Scottish Gaelic can now be downloaded from this website, as well as the many other languages in which it is already available. To see it click here. Tags: Prayer
JAN
22

St Josemaria on YouTube

The St Josemaria channel on YouTube offers original videos about his life and message Tags: Video-clip
JAN
13

Prayer and the Lumads of the Philippines

A group of Lumad women in Marilog, Davao City in South Philippines are learning how to lift their hearts and minds to God in daily prayer through a prayer card in the local dialect to St. Josemaria Escriva and some brightly colored beads. Most of them [...] Tags: Prayer, Poverty, Service
JAN
12

The Forge, in Chinese

To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the founding of Opus Dei, the first edition in Chinese saw the light of day on 2nd Oct 2008. Tags: The Forge
DEC
18

A church dedicated to St Josemaria in Munyaka (Kenya), built by the parishioners

Mrs. Leah Kinyanjui fell sick with a liver disease and was taken into Kenyatta National Hospital. One day she woke up to find a Newsletter about St Josemaria, with a prayer-card, on her bed. Tags: Church of St Josemaria, places dedicated to St Josemaria
DEC
18

Second “Paths to Freedom across the Pyrenees” Day Celebrated in Andorra

On December 2, 1937, St Josemaria arrived in Andorra after crossing the Pyrenees mountain range from Spain. To commemorate the anniversary of this expedition, Saturday November 22, the second “Paths to Freedom across the Pyrenees” day was held in the Auditori Rocafort at the Centre [...] Tags: Spanish Civil War, Crossing the Pyrenees
DEC
16

Square named after Opus Dei Founder in Santa Ana City

A city square in Santa Ana, El Salvador, has been dedicated to St Josemaria, the founder of Opus Dei Tags: Gratitude, places dedicated to St Josemaria
DEC
13

St Josemaria in an Armenian digital library

Mashtoz Vahe Lazaryan is director of the publishing house “Service to Christian Armenia” and the website www.mashtoz.org, for Armenians around the world. St Josemaria’s book Way of the Cross and the homily "Passionately Loving the World", translated into Armenian, have recently been added to their [...] Tags: Passionately Loving the World, books, Holy Rosary, The Way of the Cross
DEC
2

Spanish TV report wins international Harambee Communicating Africa prize

“Women for a Better World”, a TV report directed by Mayte Pascual, produced by Spanish television channel TVE, has won the Audiovisual prize in the third Harambee International “Communicating Africa” contest, 2008 Tags: Justice, Service, Solidarity, Communication, Harambee