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Favours obtained through Saint Josemaria's intercession

Three years ago

I., Spain

February 26, 2016

Three years ago St Josemaria worked a big miracle for us. My husband set up his own business, but met with very many problems, and I prayed the prayer to St Josemaria over and over again. Finally our prayer was heard and we obtained the favour we asked for. We went to Torreciudad to thank him for his intercession before God our Lord.

A trailer

J. A. G., Mexico

February 26, 2016

I want to thank St. Josemaria who never fails to surprise me. In December 2015 I went to spend Christmas with my family in California. My sister-in-law told me that my niece was moving to South Dakota because her husband had been offered a job there. They were going to take their things in a trailer attached to their van. Sunday December 27 we set out and took two days on the journey, which is about 3000 miles. When we were still 30 minutes away from the house my sister-in-law’s husband noticed smoke coming out of the trailer. We called for help, waited an hour for mechanics to arrive, and they told us it would take a day to repair it and cost 500 dollars. They next day they called to say they had solved the problem. I started praying to St. Josemaria because it was Wednesday, and we still had to unload the trailer and make our return journey, and I had to get my flight back to Mexico on Saturday. The first good thing was that the trailer was there by 11 in the morning and as soon as we had unloaded it we started on the journey back. I thanked St. Josemaria for this great miracle and that we were only charged 200 dollars.

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A job for 2016

R., Chile

February 15, 2016

Thank you Saint Josemaria for having interceded before Almighty God to get me a job for 2016. Ever since I heard about you, everything has worked out well. Thank you very much.

My niece recovered

C. O. B., Argentina

February 15, 2016

In 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, 2016

I 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

M., Argentina

February 8, 2016

St. 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, 2016

I 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.

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The power of prayer

Y. T., Singapore

January 30, 2016

I 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.

A job

A., Poland

December 23, 2015

After 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!

The Feast of Our Lady of Ransom

O. F., Venezuela

December 17, 2015

Because 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.

As if I was constantly comforted

D., Northern Ireland

December 17, 2015

I 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.

Two sons unemployed

N. O., Spain

December 3, 2015

A 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, 2015

Saint 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, 2015

I 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.

Final exam

S. A., El Salvador

November 23, 2015

I 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.


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