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Pope's prayer to Our Lady of Guadalupe during Angelus

Video (Rome Reports). This Sunday Angelus marked the Pope's first public appearance after his trip to Latin America. Umbrellas covered St. Peter's Square, as pilgrims tried to get some shade, from Rome's intense summer heat. "I see that you're all very brave, coming out here [...]
Tags: Catechetical trips, Our Lady, Rome, Pope Francis
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Saint Josemaria in Madrid

It is now 40 years since Saint Josemaria's visit to Madrid during his catechetical trip in Spain and Portugal, in 1972. In Madrid he revisited the places where he had begun Opus Dei's apostolate in the 1930s. During the catechetical trip that St Josemaria made to [...]
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St Josemaria Escriva in Argentina

On Friday, June 7, 1974, St Josemaria arrived at the airport of Ezeiza, in Argentina, from Brazil. It was a clear, cool, sunny day, the wind having blown away the clouds of the day before. En route to La Chacra, the conference center where he [...]
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Videoclips during the Year for Priests

For the Year for Priests proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI, this website featured a series of videoclips showing St Josemaria in encounters with priests from different countries. In one of them, St Josemaria said, “I can tell you that I am overjoyed to see you, my [...]
Tags: Priesthood, Get-together, Catechetical trips, diocesan priests, Video-clip
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Filmed get-togethers with priests

Between 1972 and 1975 St Josemaria, the founder of Opus Dei, undertook a series of long catechetical trips throughout Spain, Portugal and Latin America to talk about God. He had numerous meetings with men and women, young people and priests. In his answers to people’s [...]
Tags: Priesthood, Get-together, Catechetical trips
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St Josemaría’s stay in Venezuela, August 1974

In Venezuela, as in other tropical countries, there are only two main seasons: the rainy season, which is called winter, and the dry season, which, even though it may be cooler, is called summer. The Father arrived at Maiquetia airport, Caracas, at 5 p.m. on [...]
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Catechetical Trips

St Josemaria decided to put his shoulder to the wheel in the task of strengthening people’s faith. Starting in 1970, he went on long catechetical trips to various countries around the world. Starting in 1970, the founder of Opus Dei decided to undertake catechetical trips [...]
Tags: Education, Faith, Poverty, Get-together, Catechetical trips
Testimony

At age 35 the wheelchair came into my life

I rediscovered the value of living in the grace of God from the teachings of the Founder of Opus Dei. Years ago I saw a filmed encounter with the Founder of Opus Dei in the Teatro Coliseo in Buenos Aires, and I still remember the [...]
Tags: Sickness, Church, Catechetical trips
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God doesn’t let himself be outdone in generosity

I work in a wholesale store, managing IT and liquid assets, and combine my job with being a father of ten – seven girls and three boys. I’ve been married for twenty-five years. My oldest daughter is married and I’m now a grandfather, and my [...]
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His words reached people’s souls

My first encounter with the founder of Opus Dei was in the year 1960. I was starting my second year of medicine. Even more than his face, I remember his warm, vigorous voice as he gave a homily in the Cathedral in Pamplona. His words [...]
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