As God’s plans are not human plans, I would like to reveal my journey to the Catholic Faith. My father was Muslim and my mother Catholic, they got married in the Catholic Church but my father preferred to continue his religion and made an agreement [...]
Tags: Conversion, Faith, Year of Faith
“Dear Brothers and Sisters:
In our continuing catechesis on the Creed, we now consider the article which deals with the Holy Spirit: “I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord and Giver of Life”.
The Creed tells us that the Spirit is “Lord”, fully [...]
Tags: Holy Spirit, Faith, Pope Francis
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
While you are working, say loving things to him
Rosalia Lopez has lived in Rome since 1946, having moved there at St Josemaria’s invitation. Only a few months previously, she had decided to join Opus Dei, while she was working in the catering department or “administration” [...]
Tags: Love of God, Faith, Prayer, Pope, Presence of God, Service, Work, Character, Administration, assistant numerary
In the documentary “Faith at 20. Young people in dialogue with St Josemaria”, twelve young people talk about how they approach different aspects of Christian faith.
The 27-minute documentary includes previously unpublished images of St Josemaria, and testimonies by young people from Paris, London, Barcelona, Rome, [...]
Tags: Faith, Youth, Video, Year of Faith
I was 25 when I packed my bags and went to Valencia, Spain. My excuse was that I wanted to do an MA in architecture. I say “excuse”, because my real aim was to get away, wherever. I wasn’t happy and I needed a change. [...]
Tags: Conversion, Faith, Formation, Year of Faith
Footprints of our Faith
In the Holy Land the name Tabgha is given to a district about three kilometers from Capernaum, extending inland from the shore of Lake Gennesareth. More specifically, it denotes a small part of this district: the place where our Lord multiplied five [...]
Tags: Faith, Holy Land, In the footprints of our Faith
Pope Benedict XVI held the final General Audience of his pontificate on Wednesday in St Peter's Square. Below, please find Vatican Radio's English translation of the Holy Father's remarks.
Venerable Brothers in the Episcopate and in the Priesthood!
Dear brothers and sisters!
Thank you for coming in [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Faith, Church, Pope Benedict XVI, trust, God
This conference presentation on “Communicating Christian identity today” was delivered by theologian Jutta Burggraf at the conference “Church and communication, identity and dialogue”, held at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome on April 27, 2010, seven months before her death.
I would like [...]
Tags: Faith, God, Communication