The critical-historical edition of Conversations with Msgr. Josemaria Escrivá has just been published in Spanish. It is the third volume of the complete works of Saint Josemaria, edited by Rialp.
In the interviews, the Found of Opus Dei speaks from the maturity of age [...]
Tags: books, writings of the founder of Opus Dei
Holiness for Everyone is a guidebook which gives practical advice on how anyone can become a saint. "Since I am not a saint, however, I cannot write such a guidebook on my own, so I instead use the teachings of an actual saint – St. [...]
Tags: books, Opus Dei, Holiness
A book can make a wonderful Christmas present – and why not choose one of the many books by and about Saint Josemaria? The following is a list of books by him, and others about his life and aspects of his message. Plus DVDs about [...]
Tags: books, For younger readers, Video
The short biography of Saint Josemaria Escriva, known as the Canonization book, by Michele Dolz is now available in Chinese. Spring Publications came out with the Chinese version on June 26, 2011, in time for the Masses in honor of Saint Josemaria all over [...]
Tags: books, Opus Dei, China
Two very different books have just appeared in English about Opus Dei founder St Josemaria. One is the second volume in a series by William Keenan entitled ‘St Josemaria Escriva and the Origins of Opus Dei’. The other is a translation of the vivid biographical [...]
Tags: Spanish Civil War, books, Opus Dei, Character, difficulties
On June 26, Le Laurier publishers brought out a translation of the book Friends of God in Arabic, 34 years after it was first published in Spanish.
The book contains 18 homilies by Opus Dei founder Josemaria Escriva, who takes the various Christian virtues as [...]
Tags: books, Friends of God, translations
Forgiving is no easy task: in fact, it may be the most difficult endeavor one can undertake. St. Josemaría Escrivá, the founder of Opus Dei, said, “I didn’t need to learn how to forgive, because God has taught me how to love.” Still, even this [...]
Tags: books, Forgiveness
Newly translated from Spanish, The Man of Villa Tevere by Pilar Urbano paints a remarkably vivid portrait of the day-to-day life of St. Josemaria Escriva, “the patron saint of ordinary life.” Set in the world headquarters of Opus Dei and rich with anecdotes culled from [...]
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What was St Josemaria Escriva like? A new book, Dios y Audacia (“God and Daring”) by Cardinal Julian Herranz, offers a fresh, close look at the man that many people call the “patron saint of ordinary life”, or the “patron saint of work”.
Cardinal Herranz says, [...]
Tags: Youth, books, Daring, God
In his book Furrow, at no. 263, St Josemaria provides a hard-hitting examination of conscience on humility, which has been taken up by bloggers and is arousing considerable comment.
"Once you think you have me you've lost me what am I"
St Josemaria’s typically mild introduction [...]
Tags: Humility, books, Furrow