A friend gave me a copy of The Way when I was in college. That was the very first book I read by St. Josemaria. It touched me deeply, and I wanted to read more. I learned many things from St. Josemaria’s writings: how to [...]
Tags: The Way, Faith, books, Opus Dei, Devotion, Josemaria Escriva
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
Please, Father, what can I do to love our Lady?
I think you’re already doing what you can. You have some devotions at the year-end, a novena to the Immaculate Conception, right? Do you?
Well, I also advise you to follow the Seven Sundays of St [...]
Tags: St Joseph, Our Lady, Devotion
I prayed to Saint Josemaria with great devotion that I would be able to marry my fiancé. Saint Josemaria interceded for me, and now we are married. I continue praying to him to be able to have children normally, since we are having problems with [...]
Tags: Devotion, favours of the founder of Opus Dei
What I’m going to write about began six years ago. I used to walk to work – it was just 300 meters from home. I went past the same buildings every day, saying “Good morning” or “Good evening” to the janitors working at the entrances [...]
Tags: Friendship, Apostolate, Priesthood, Sacraments, Devotion
During the past year, the machines in our laundry had been needing repair quite frequently. The repair man, who is mature and rather loud-voiced, would come punctually to our house to fix the machines. Each time he comes, he would ask for some prayer [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Devotion, prayer-card, Work of God
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
After being married for two years we had a little girl, Maria Paz, who suffered from cerebral palsy. She lived just four years. During that time our business began to go under because of all we had to spend on our daughter’s health needs. We [...]