Video. The prelate of Opus Dei, Bishop Javier Echevarria, sends a Christmas message encouraging us to spend these days striving to give ourselves to others, beginning with our own families. Then Christmas will be a family celebration with all mankind.
“May each home be an extension [...]
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Video. A short Christmas video showing the different figures in the Crib, accompanied by parts of the Gospel narrative with a musical background. A charming source of ideas for making your own crib, and a source of inspiration for devotion and prayer at Christmas. [...]
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A downloadable audio version of St Josemaria’s homily “The Epiphany of the Lord”, given on January 6, 1956, published in Christ is Passing By
"We want to identify ourselves with Christ. It is not an easy goal. But it is not difficult either, if we live [...]
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The great announcement of Christmas time
"This day shall light shine upon us; for the Lord is born to us." This is the great announcement which moves Christians today. Through them it is addressed to all mankind. God is here. This truth should fill our lives, [...]
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God who has become a Child loves us "with all the infinity of his love", says Bishop Javier Echevarria, speaking at the Christmas celebration in Rome.
How easy it is to love this God! He is infinite, and has found a way to come to us [...]
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God is here. "This day shall light shine upon us; for the Lord is born to us." This is the great announcement which moves Christians today. Through them it is addressed to all mankind. This truth should fill our lives, and every Christmas should be [...]
Tags: Christ Is Passing By, Christmas
God is here. This truth should fill our lives, and every Christmas should be for us a new and special meeting with God, when we allow his light and grace to enter deep into our soul.
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St Josemaría had very fond memories connected with the family’s Christmas celebrations.
Together with Carmen, he would help his father put up the Nativity scene. And the whole family sang Christmas carols together.
He remembered in particular the one which begins Madre, en la puerta [...]
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