“Jesus’ Resurrection does not only give us the certainty of life after death, it also illumines the very mystery of the death of each one of us. If we live united to Jesus, faithful to him, we will also be able to face the passage [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). The Pope prayed the Angelus in St. Peter's Square with thousands of pilgrims. Commemorating the Solemnity of All Souls, Pope Francis reminded Christians that death is not the end.
"Remembering the dead, caring for their graves and prayers of suffrage, give us firm [...]
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Download "Christ's death is the Christian's life", the homily given by St Josemaria Escriva for Good Friday from the book Christ is Passing By in pdf and mp3 format.
During this week which Christians traditionally call Holy Week, we are given another chance to reflect [...]
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Download "Christ's presence in Christians", the homily given by St Josemaria Escriva for Easter Sunday, 1967, from the book Christ is Passing By in pdf format.
"Christ is alive." This is the great truth which fills our faith with meaning. Jesus, who died on the [...]
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November 27, 2013. (Romereports.com) Pope Francis seemed unfazed by the frosty wind battering St. Peter's Square, donning his papal coat and white scarf during his General Audience. This Wednesday, he continued his series on the Creed, and spoke with intensity about making a sense out [...]
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(Vatican Radio) During the Angelus in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis focused on Sunday’s Gospel reading, in which Jesus tackled the Sadducees, those who denied that there could be a resurrection.
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The Sadducees, Pope Francis said, put the following question to Jesus, in an [...]
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In Catholic tradition the “Last Things” are the things that man will encounter at the end of his life on earth: death, judgement, and his eternal destiny in heaven or hell. The Church focuses on them particularly in November each year. Her liturgy invites Christians [...]
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On April 27, 1954, feast of our Lady of Montserrat, after having something like a severe allergic reaction, St Josemaria was cured inexplicably (according to medical opinion) of the diabetes which he had suffered from for several years.
People who have had a brush with death, [...]
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1 We impart a secret and hidden wisdom of God, which God decreed before the ages for our glorification. None of the rulers of this age understood this; for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. But, as it is [...]
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In Life and Living, a magazine for the elderly, readers wrote describing “the book I’ll never forget”. Esther, 86, wrote about The Way by Josemaria Escriva (Scepter).
I was 24 years old and bedridden with pleural tuberculosis. I’d recently given birth to my son John after [...]
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