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Pope's General Audience: Celebration, work and prayer are all needed for a balanced life

Video (Rome Reports). On Wednesday Pope Francis, began series of catechesis, based on three facets of a balanced life: celebration, work and prayer. The Pope emphasized why all three are important for a healthy family life. He also explained that despite the social obsession of [...]
Tags: culture, rest, Family and work, development, family, Pope Francis
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My Life Opened to the Beauty of Life Itself

Gina Garcia from Muntinlupa, Philippines danced ballet professionally for years and is now a home-maker, a part-time ballet teacher, and also teaches Parenting Education courses as a volunteer. On raising kids, Gina says, "The greatest challenge is in reminding ourselves that these are the children [...]
Tags: Abandonment to God, Family and work, Faith, Divine sonship, Formation, Children, Freedom, Marriage, Character, trust, family, happiness, Women, Philippines, Josemaria Escriva, Pope Francis
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Your Main Job: Your Children

Video. "My son, I advise you to consider being with your children as your main job. I have great hopes that you will find a little corner each day, or at least each week to be with your children as their friend", says St. Josemaria. [...]
Tags: Family and work, Children, family
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Go to Joseph

"Who could be a better teacher for us than St Joseph? If you want my advice, which I have never tired of repeating these many years, Ite ad Ioseph: Go to Joseph. He will show us definite ways, both human and divine, to approach Jesus." Christ [...]
Tags: Family and work, Church, Pope, St Joseph, Work, Father
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The 14 Papal phrases that triggered applause in the European Parliament

Video. (Rome Reports). As the Pope addressed the European Parliament, legislators broke out in applause a total of 14 times. These were the phrases that triggered such a reaction. 1.- HUMAN DIGNITY "What dignity can a person ever hope to find when he or she [...]
Tags: Charity, Hope, Family and work, Peace, Solidarity, development, Dignity, Society, Pope Francis
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Finding Christ in the Middle of the World

Finding Christ in the Middle of the World is an Australian video exploring the impact of St Josemaría’s message in Australia. The video is divided into seven short clips between 2-5 minutes in length featuring Australians from all backgrounds. These seven brief videos provide an insight [...]
Tags: Friendship, Love of God, Contemplation, Hope, Family and work, Faith, Divine sonship, Children, Freedom, Opus Dei, Service, Interior life, Ordinary life, Love, happiness, Forgiveness, Australia
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St Josemaria gave me the certainty that God is a Father

The following is an interview with Maddalena Vintini from Verona, Italy. A lawyer, she and her husband Gianluca have three children. She has belonged to the Opus Dei Prelature for nearly 30 years. In 2011 she gave up her law work to become head-teacher at [...]
Tags: February 14 , Passionately Loving the World, Family and work, Formation, Upbringing, Women, Opus Dei members
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St. Josemaria is our family's intercessor

Video. An Overseas Filipino Worker narrates how devotion to St. Josemaria has helped him during his 10 years in Saudi Arabia and how St. Josemaria continues to provide for his family's needs.
Tags: Family and work, Faith, Prayer
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Ordinary people

By Jemy Gatdula, published in Business world on line TO BORROW from Scott Hahn, it was the moment I "got" Opus Dei: it was while watching a video of its founder St. Josemaria Escriva in the middle of a question-and-answer session before a large audience. A [...]
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Friends of God

All of my life I had never pursued financial success; whether it was during my years teaching young girls dance and baton twirling, spending time painting or freelance writing. Making money was never my main motivation during my creative pursuits; I was simply answering the [...]
Tags: Apostolate, Family and work, Women, writings of the founder of Opus Dei