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 [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Devotion, China
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 [...]
Tags: June 26, Devotion, China
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. [...]
Tags: June 26, Devotion, mp3
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 [...]
Tags: Devotion, Iconography, Russia
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 [...]
Tags: Devotion, Trinidad and Tobago
“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 [...]
Tags: June 26, Devotion
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, [...]
Tags: Devotion, US
The fourth number of Studia et Documenta (2010), a journal written mainly in Spanish and Italian about the history of Opus Dei and its founder St Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer, has just come out. The theme of one section of this issue is educational initiatives [...]
Tags: Study, History, Madrid, Opus Dei, Devotion, Australia, US, Italy
The village of El Espinal, Peru, in the Motupe district, Lambayeque region, was experiencing a severe drought which threatened to destroy the local economy and the livelihood of the inhabitants, who live by growing crops and raising livestock.
The people of El Espinal have very little [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Devotion, prayer-card, Pictures and statues of St Josemaria Escriva
A statue blessed by Pope John Paul II on 6 October 2002 at the end of the canonization ceremony of Saint Josemaría has been taken through the whole of Paraguay, travelling from the north to the south of the country in a journey lasting nearly [...]
Tags: Devotion, Pictures and statues of St Josemaria Escriva