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A feast of faith

Canonization of Sts John XXIII and John Paul II, April 27, 2014 From long before dawn people from around the world have been arriving at St Peter’s Square, even without knowing whether they would manage to get in, because so many pilgrims are expected. Once they [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Canonization, God’s glory, Pope John Paul II, Holiness, Congo, Pope John XXIII

Canonized 9 years after his death

Nine years ago today Pope John Paul II died, with a reputation for sanctity, at 21:37 in the papal apartment. Shortly before, in the same room, at 20:00, Msgr. Stanislaw Dziwisz had celebrated the Mass of the following day, Divine Mercy Sunday. On this anniversary [...]
Tags: Canonization, Pope John Paul II, Holiness, mercy

Everyday Holiness: The Life of Fr. Joseph Muzquiz

Father Muzquiz is the priest who began Opus Dei in the United States. His cause of canonization opened in Boston in June 2011. Boston’s Cardinal O’Malley said that “we are blessed that the cause of sainthood for Father Joseph Muzquiz, the priest who brought Opus [...]
Tags: Canonization, US, Opus Dei members

Trailer of the documentary of Dora del Hoyo

Dora del Hoyo was born in Boca de Huergano, Leon, Spain in 1914 and died in Rome in 2004. In 2012 the Cause for her Canonization was begun. Dora always sought after happiness, the deepest happiness that one can find: the happiness of serving [...]
Tags: Canonization, Faith, happiness, Dora del Hoyo

Don Flavio Capucci, Postulator of the cause of canonization of St Josemaria, dies in Rome

Flavio Capucci was born in Romano Brianza, Como, Italy, on February 19, 1946. When he was still a boy, his family moved to Naples. He first met Opus Dei through some school friends, and later on, in 1964, asked to be admitted to it as [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Canonization

The social message of Saint Josemaria

For its tenth anniversary this year, Harambee Africa International is holding an international conference on "The Social Message of Saint Josemaria", on October 5, 2012. The conference will take place at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. Conference programme Download the Conference programme in pdf format [...]
Tags: Canonization, Solidarity, development, Harambee

Harambee award for the person to show the real story in Africa

Africa continues to be an unknown territory for many. Not only for those who visit its deep jungles or its deserts. Even those who read the headlines daily don’t get the full grasp of the reality on the continent. Harambee, an NGO, says the media rarely [...]
Tags: Canonization, Solidarity, truth

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

St. Josemaría Escrivá in Kerala (India)

The sixth anniversary of the canonization of St. Josemaría Escrivá was celebrated in a special way in Kottayam, in the state of Kerala in the south of India. On the 6th of October, 2008, a statue of the saint was placed for the veneration [...]
Tags: The Way, Canonization, The Way of the Cross, Pictures and statues of St Josemaria Escriva

Harambee Africa International. Rome, October 27th

“Trust in mankind, and love and be close to people of every condition. From these points of reference, the fruit of the teachings of St Josemaria, was born the Harambee Programme for Africa.” This is the way Giovanni Mottini, the president of the new charitable [...]
Tags: Canonization, Charity, Education, Poverty, Solidarity, Harambee