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St. Josemaria Understands You're Human

Video. Annamaria, a nursing student from California, USA, explains why she wants to be a nurse and how reading St. Josemaria's books, especially The Way, Furrow and The Forge, has helped her overcome discouragement in her daily life.
Tags: The Way, Ascetical struggle, Work, Unity of life, Interior life, Women, Friends of God, The Forge, Furrow
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Jumala Sôbrad

Jumala Sôbrad is the title of the book Friends of God in Estonian. The first edition of the Estonian translation, published by BHK, is now on sale. Friends of God, a collection of homilies, was the first posthumously published book by St Josemaria, and appeared in [...]
Tags: books, Friends of God, Homily, Josemaria Escriva
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The Christian's Hope

A downloadable audio and pdf version of St Josemaria’s homily “The Christian's Hope”, published in the book Friends of God. Download pdf In my case, and I wish the same to happen to you, the certainty I derive from feeling — from knowing — that I [...]
Tags: Hope, Friends of God, mp3, Audio
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A Life of Prayer

A downloadable audio and pdf version of St Josemaria’s homily “Life of Prayer”, published in the book Friends of God. Download pdf Whenever we feel in our hearts a desire to improve, a desire to respond more generously to Our Lord, and we look for something [...]
Tags: Contemplation, Ascetical struggle, Ordinary life, Friends of God, mp3, Audio
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Living by Faith

Audio and pdf English of the homily: "Living by Faith", given by St Josemaria on October 12, 1947. Published in Friends of God. Download pdf "You hear people saying sometimes that there are fewer miracles nowadays. Might it not rather be that there are fewer [...]
Tags: Faith, life, Friends of God
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The Strength of Love

A downloadable audio version of St Josemaria’s homily “The Strength of Love”, published in the book Friends of God. Let us now consider the Master and his disciples gathered together in the intimacy of the Upper Room. The time of his Passion is drawing close and [...]
Tags: Friendship, Charity, Love, family, Friends of God, mp3, Homily, Audio, Download
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Towards Holiness

Audio in English of the homily: "Towards Holiness", given by St Josemaria on November 26, 1967. Published in Friends of God. Download pdf. We are deeply moved, and our hearts profoundly shaken, when we listen attentively to that cry of St Paul: 'This is God's will for [...]
Tags: Holiness, Friends of God, mp3, Homily, Audio, Download
Testimony

The story of an exercise-book

“How many ways are there to God?” “As many as there are people.” (Joseph Ratzinger, Salt of the Earth, San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1997, p. 32). As a teenager I discovered St Josemaria’s message about holiness in the middle of the world. But years later, [...]
Tags: The Way, Friends of God, Year of Faith
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From the Fast Lane to the Right Lane

“If anyone wishes to come after me, let him deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For he who would save his life shall lose it; but he who loses his life for my sake shall find it. For what does it profit [...]
Tags: The Way, Conversion, family, Friends of God, writings of the founder of Opus Dei
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Because of a book I read in prison

I was 29 and had been in prison in Spain for two years after committing a crime. At that time I saw God as being very far from my life. I thought he was in heaven and I was on earth. The only thing I [...]
Tags: Priesthood, Friends of God, writings of the founder of Opus Dei