Favours obtained through Saint Josemaria's intercession
My niece recovered
C. O. B., Argentina
February 15, 2016In February last year I visited the Chapel of St Clement of Tuyu, and there I found a prayer-card of St Josemaria Escriva, founder of Opus Dei. I took it and read about his life. That same month one of my nieces had a cardiovascular accident (CVA). From the moment it happened I began praying and asking St Josemaria Escriva to work the miracle of curing her, since the doctors held out no hope. After some days she began to recover little by little. She came out of hospital but could only lie in bed, she couldn’t move her body or talk. I kept praying through St Josemaria Escriva’s intercession, and she continued to improve. She began speaking, with difficulty. Then I began praying that she would walk again. One day she was able to sit up in bed, after that, she took a few short steps, with help. Now she can walk with a stick. I haven’t stopped thanking St Josemaria Escriva, since I am fully convinced that this is a grace obtained for us by him.
My friend’s son
M. D., Spain
February 8, 2016I want to express my gratitude that my friend’s son, who has been unemployed for several years, found a job. After praying the Novena for Work several times he has got a good job. Thank you, Saint Josemaria!
Two big favours
February 8, 2016St. Josemaria is always there for our family, keeping us company, and guiding us. I want to give thanks for two big favours that God granted us through his intercession. I needed an improvement at work and on the seventh day of the Novena for Work, it was granted. My husband was about to lose his job because of restructuring. I prayed the Novena and on the fifth day he got the news that he would keep his post. Blessed be God, and St. Josemaria too. Thank you St. Josemaria for continuing to work for us men from heaven.
Help with study
M. C. C., Ecuador
February 1, 2016I am an Ecuadorian doctor, 26 years old, and every Sunday I go to the church of Saint Josemaria which is near my house here in Guayaquil. I have sometimes read the leaflet about favours that Saint Josemaria obtains for people, and that’s why I am writing about the help I received through his intercession.
The power of prayer
Y. T., Singapore
January 30, 2016I am writing to give testimony on the power of praying the St Josemaria prayer card nine times. I prayed for a job and my prayer was answered even though I had no relevant experience in Human Resource Management. I have now been confirmed in my job and received a prorated bonus too. Thank you St Josemaria. Please continue to help and guide me in my job.
December 23, 2015After praying the Novena for Work to St Josemaria for four months, on October first I got a job in a firm I had applied to previously. I now have a more favourable contract. Thank God!
As if I was constantly comforted
D., Northern Ireland
December 17, 2015I was diagnosed with depression last December. It has been exceptionally difficult coping even suffering in silence. I receive counselling and it is great however I started praying for help. Eventually having grown fond of him I turned to intercession with Saint Josemaria. Shortly after my prayer I found a sudden feeling of joy as if I was constantly comforted and continued my day carrying an aura of happiness. It may have been nothing but I believe that I wouldn't have reached a better state had it not been for his help.
The Feast of Our Lady of Ransom
O. F., Venezuela
December 17, 2015Because of activities related to my job as a lawyer, I was unjustly imprisoned. Immediately I began to pray to St Josemaria for an unconditional and speedy release, which was granted to me on September 24, feast of Our Lady of Ransom, Patroness of Freedom. The fact of St. Josemaria’s special devotion to Our Lady of Ransom is not without relevance. I am convinced that he helped me in these difficult circumstances.
Two sons unemployed
N. O., Spain
December 3, 2015A friend sent me the Novena to Saint Josemaria because I had told him that two of my sons were unemployed. One of them has now obtained a job. I continue praying and I am sure that a job will soon turn up for the other one. Thank you!
J. E., Argentina
December 3, 2015Saint Josemaria always helps me when I pray his prayer. Specifically, he interceded when my grand-daughter fell sick with bronchospasms and also with a problem which was discovered with my niece’s heart. Both of them recovered. Thank you Saint Josemaria for hearing our pleas.
Learning a difficult language
L. E., Mexico
November 23, 2015I prayed persistently for St Josemaria’s intercession in helping me to learn a difficult language and he granted it to me. I found many free learning resources, and several people have helped me. Thank you, St. Josemaria, and I hope that one day I will speak the language fluently so that I can travel to that great country which I find so fascinating.
S. A., El Salvador
November 23, 2015I give thanks for St Josemaria’s intercession for my son to pass his final exam and graduate as a mechanical and electronic engineer. I know he prayed for us.
Whatever work comes
November 19, 2015Hello! I received a favour from Saint Josemaria. Out of gratitude, I think it deserves to be shared and told.
My sister and my brother-in-law moved to Australia to look for work and to settle down. Almost three weeks had passed and they had still not found work. Little by little their savings were running out. We decided to pray intensely to Saint Josemaria through his Novena for Work to grant them what they badly needed. The whole family (my parents from the Philippines, my younger sister who is in Singapore and I, who happened to have the great luck to be able to pray before his mortal remains in the Prelatic Church in Rome) simultaneously, with a lot of faith, prayed to Saint Josemaria to help us through his intercession to help them find work.
Change of Career
November 19, 2015Recently I was unsatisfied with my work and looking for a career change that would better fit my professional aspirations. People I trust told me that it would be very difficult because it would require very specific circumstances. I did the Novena for Work and within a few weeks I was offered the perfect position in a respectable company that would allow me to train and develop the required skills. I feel that St Josemaria interceded for me on that occasion and has since been helping me to grow in my spiritual life.
How Wonderfully the Lord will Surprise You!
C. O., United Kingdom
November 9, 2015Once again many thanks for the intercession of St Josemaria Escriva. After being strengthened by the testimonies on this site I decided to pray this novena in faith. I got calls to interviews towards the end of the novena and a super job offer within 2 months. Praise the Lord. Amen! Please if you are struggling to find work, pray this novena in faith and you will see how wonderfully the Lord will surprise you.
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