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Novena for the Sick

Ever since St Josemaria died on June 26, 1975, hundreds of people have written about favors they have received through his intercession: material help, conversions, firm decisions to return to the practice of the Faith, and also the healing of people who were sick. The [...]
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Prayer card in Turkish

The new prayer card of Saint Josemaria in Turkish has just come out. In the download section of the website, we offer the prayer card of the Founder of Opus Dei in more than 75 languages, such as in Tamil (India), Kazakh, Armenian, etc. [...]
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St Josemaria and Romania

June 26 2013, a statue of St Josemaria will be blessed at a special ceremony in the church of St Therese of Lisieux, Bucharest, Romania, by Archbishop Ioan Robu of Bucharest. The statue is the work of the Japanese sculptor Etsuro Sotoo, who is currently [...]
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St Josemaria stamps in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Post Office issued a set of commemorative St Josemaria stamps to mark the tenth anniversary of his canonization on October 6, 2012. The set is headed by a stamp showing St Peter’s Square on the day St Josemaria was canonized. Below it is [...]
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Saint Josemaria Escriva in Macau

This is the 22nd year for Opus Dei in Macau. It was good to meet old friends and new acquaintances at the Solemn Mass in honor of St. Josemaria, held on June 28 (Tuesday) at 6:30 PM in the Cathedral of Macau. The main celebrant [...]
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New composition dedicated to St Josemaria

News from Canada: The organist and composer Edith Beaulieu has presented a new organ composition of her own at the Church of the Canadian Martyrs, Quebec. She played the Missa Brevis no. 3, opus 6, for a Mass celebrated in honour of St Josemaria Escriva. [...]
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St Josemaria in Russia

By Alexandre Havard | For Eastern Christians, icons are themselves contemplation, praer. An icon speaks to the soul, brings it to God. Icons are not painted, they are “written”. When an artist writes an icon, he first contemplates and then gives form to what he [...]
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Willi Chen’s ‘Escriva’ Lighthouse Tower

At Pointe-a-Pierre Roundabout, Trinidad and Tobago, a monumental piece of sculpture serves as a beacon pointing to the value of work. In an article first written in 2006, its designer described his inspiration and explained why he named [...]
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Saint Josemaria has stayed with us

“I’m going away, but I’ll come back, and what’s more, I’ll stay.” Thirty-six years ago, on June 26, 1974, Saint Josemaria said in the Teatro Coliseo in Buenos Aires: “I’m going away, but I’ll come back, and what’s more, I’ll stay.” This year, St [...]
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TV Programs on Saint Josemaria

The television channel EWTN is showing a number of programs about St. Josemaria around his feastday, June 26. *PASSIONATELY LOVING THE WORLD: ORDINARY AMERICANS LIVING THE SPIRITUALITY OF ST. JOSEMARIA* 0:30 This insightful look at the spirituality of Opus Dei and its Founder Saint Josemaría Escrivá, [...]
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