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Dedication of the “Parokya ni San Josemaria Escriva”

“Parokya ni San Josemaria Escriva” is how Filipinos call the first ever church dedicated to St. Josemaria Escriva in the Philippines and in the whole of Asia, located in Gerona, Tarlac, Philippines. On 14 February 2014, the Parish Church of St Josemaria Escriva had its [...]
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Where was Josemaria Escriva born?

Josemaria Escriva was born in Barbastro, Spain, in 1902. His parents, Jose and Dolores, were a young married couple, whose families were from Barbastro and nearby towns.
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Church of St Josemaria in Chile

Next month, December 2009, the Church of St Josemaria will be formally inaugurated in El Castillo, part of La Pintana, a poor district on the outskirts of the capital, Santiago de Chile. Building started on the church in December 2007, and it was completed in March [...]
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A church dedicated to St Josemaria in Munyaka (Kenya), built by the parishioners

In 1985 Mrs. Leah Kinyanjui, parishioner of St. Anne's Catholic Church, Karura (Kenya), fell sick with a liver disease and was taken into Kenyatta National Hospital. One day she woke up to find a Newsletter about St Josemaria, with a prayer-card, on her bed. She [...]
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Mexico: work begins on a church dedicated to St Josemaría Escrivá

“475 years ago, Our Lady of Guadalupe asked the Bishop of Mexico City, through the Indian who is now called Saint Juan Diego, for a church to be built for the glory of Her Son. Today, December 12, the anniversary of that miraculous apparition, work [...]
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Church of Saint Josemaría, Valencia (Spain): construction progresses

In June 2005, with the generous help of the local parishioners and many other Valencians, who were motivated by their love for and devotion to Saint Josemaría, construction work began on a new parish church: the first in Spain to be dedicated to Saint Josemaría, [...]
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Thailand: 14 baptisms, confirmations and weddings

In north-west Thailand, on the border with Myanmar, in the mountains where the Karen tribes live, there is now a chapel dedicated to Our Lady and Saint Josemaría. The following is a letter from Father Alain, who inaugurated the Chapel of Our Lady and Saint Josemaría, [...]
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St. Josemaría parish established in Tarlac (Philippines)

In Tarlac (Philippines) a new parish, the parish of Saint Josemaría, has recently been established. Msgr. Florentino Cinense, Bishop of the Diocese of Tarlac, considers that the teaching of Saint Josemaría which most helps his parishioners is that of the universal call to holiness. What moved [...]
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First Church dedicated to Saint Josemaría in Mexico

Cardinal Juan Sandoval Iniguez has consecrated the first Church dedicated to Saint Josemaría in Mexico. The church is in Guadalajara, of which he is the Archbishop. The Mass of Dedication, at which around 1,100 people were present, was concelebrated by Cardinal Sandoval, Mgr Francisco Ugarte, [...]
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