Every year, on the feast-day of Mrs Dolores Escrivá, Saint Josemaría's mother, the whole family waited in joyous anticipation for the dessert they always had that day: ... crespillos!
The recipe for crespillos is one you can make for your family. It's easy and not [...]
St Josemaria and parents
The saying “God writes straight with crooked lines” was one that St Josemaria had engraved on his heart, as a result of painful personal experiences. It expressed the fact that God’s way of reasoning is sometimes very different from our own. [...]
Tags: Holy Family, Vocation, family, Josemaria Escriva, Consecrations of Opus Dei
The Seventh World Meeting of Families will take place from May 30 to June 3 in Milan, Italy. The theme for the meeting is “The Family: Work and Celebration” . This is because the question of how to achieve a work-life balance [...]
Tags: rest, Family and work, Work, family
A list of books, ranging from short booklets to long treatises, both theological and practical, on marriage and the family from the Christian perspective. Enormously helpful resources for married people, those preparing for marriage, and anyone involved in guidance and counselling.
BENNETT, Art and Laraine: [...]
Tags: books, Marriage, family
May 16, 2012. (Romereports.com) During Wednesday's general audience, the Pope began a new chapter on catechesis. With roughly 11,000 people in St. Peter's Square, the Pope talked about St. Paul and his strong connection with prayer and the Holy Spirit. “For Paul, prayer is above [...]
Tags: Pope, Pope Benedict XVI, family
Msgr Jaime Fuentes was born in Montevideo, took a degree in journalism, and did a doctorate in theology. He moved to Rome in 1967 where he worked with St Josemaria. He is the Bishop of Minas, Uruguay.
Although you may not think so, we actually owe [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Vocation, family, Father
St Josemaria answers ten questions about love, marriage, engagement, faithfulness, raising children, the main values in achieving a united family, what happens when a couple can’t have children…
1- What are the most important values in Christian marriage?
2- Father, what is your advice for a [...]
Tags: Children, Marriage, Love, family, engagement, Conversations with Msgr. Escrivá de Balaguer
Where and when was St Josemaria born? What were his other names? When was he baptized? Who where his parents? What did Saint Josemaria say about them? What kind of childood did Josemaria have? Was his family well off or short of money? Questions and [...]
Tags: Barbastro, The Escriva family, family
"Christians today are called to bear witness to the power of prayer prayer, to our world that is often closed the Divine horizon and to the hope that leads to an encounter with God."
These were just some of the words of Pope Benedict XVI [...]
Tags: Jesus Christ, Prayer, Pope Benedict XVI, family