As Jesus walked by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon who is called Peter and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen And he said to them, "Follow me, and I will make you fishers of [...]
Tags: The Way, Faithfulness, books, calling
Dear brother priests,
In the time in which we live it is particularly important that the call to participate in the one Priesthood of Christ in the ordained Ministry flourishes in the “charism of prophecy”: there is a great need for priests who speak of [...]
Tags: Faithfulness, Jesus Christ, Priesthood
Father, could you tell us, more than ever in times like these, what genuine devotion we should have for our Blessed Lady as her sons, what our relationship with her should be as priests, to stay faithful to our priesthood?
Tags: Faithfulness, Priesthood, Holy Rosary, Our Lady, diocesan priests
Standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalen. When Jesus saw his mother, and the disciple whom he loved standing near, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son!” Then he [...]
Tags: Cross, Suffering, Faithfulness, Fortitude, Our Lady
Meditate on this frequently: I am a Catholic, a child of Christ’s Church. He brought me to birth in a home that is his, without my doing anything to deserve it.
My God, how much I owe you!
The Forge, 16
What joy to be able to say [...]
Tags: Faithfulness, Church, Pope
I like the motto: “Let each wayfarer follow his way,” the road God has marked out for him, to be followed faithfully, lovingly, even though it is hard.
Your steadfastness in faith, purity and the way God has marked out for you is [...]
Tags: Joy, Faithfulness, Pope, Vocation
Constancy has never been my strong suit. Many’s the time I’ve regretted not finishing what I’d started. But there is one glowing exception: at college I converted to Catholicism.
One day, nothing special, a friend and classmate dropped by my dormitory room. Before leaving he [...]
Tags: The Way, Conversion, Faithfulness
These unforgettable days of the canonization of Saint Josemaria Escriva are about to come to an end. In a few moments, his venerable remains will be placed once again in the Prelatic Church of St. Mary of Peace, after having been present for the veneration [...]
Tags: Canonization, Faithfulness, Javier Echevarria
Alvaro del Portillo, St Josemaría’s first successor at the head of Opus Dei, was born March 11, 1914. A “good and faithful servant” – words of Jesus Christ in the Gospel, that Pope John Paul II applied to Bishop Alvaro del Portillo.
Bishop Javier Echevarria says: [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Faith, Faithfulness, Javier Echevarria
Three months after St Josemaria’s death on June 26, 1975, Msgr. Alvaro del Portillo – “Don Alvaro” – was elected to succeed him at the head of Opus Dei.
No one was surprised when, on September 15, 1975, Don Alvaro was unanimously elected as the founder’s [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Faithfulness, Opus Dei