St Josemaria cultivated the attitude of hiding and disappearing till it became second nature to him. He saw that Opus Dei is “God’s” and needed to be accepted as such by the people he spoke to about it. Where did he learn this way of [...]
Tags: The Way, Gospel, Humility, Jesus Christ
April 20, 2011. Romereports. Benedict XVI: "I extend a warm welcome to Italian-speaking pilgrims. In particular, I greet the participants from the UNIV international meeting, sponsored by the Prelature of Opus Dei. Dear friends, I hope these days in Rome are an opportunity to rediscover [...]
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(14/04/2011) Transmitting the Gospel, strengthening communion with the universal Church, and commitment to peace. The words of the Pope today to His Beatitude Bechara Rai, the new Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, who was received today at the Vatican with bishops and the faithful. [...]
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When you open the Holy Gospel, think that what is written there — the words and deeds of Christ — is something that you should not only know, but live.
Everything, every point that is told there, has been gathered, detail by detail, for you to [...]
Tags: Contemplation, Gospel, Prayer
Your institution has as its aim the sanctification of one's life, while remaining within the world at one's place of work and profession: to live the Gospel in the world... This is truly a great ideal.
Pope John Paul II
Heaven and earth seem to merge, [...]
Tags: Gospel, Freedom, Opus Dei, Early Christians, Holiness
“I would recommend Pope Benedict’s book Jesus of Nazareth to everyone,” says Fr Bernardo Estrada, New Testament Professor in the Faculty of Theology at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome, in an interview reproduced below.
To date, the book has been published in Italy, [...]
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VATICAN CITY, (VIS) - "Jesus of Nazareth," a book written by Benedict XVI is on sale in Italian, German, and Polish bookshops from Monday, April 16, which is also the Pope's 80th birthday. The volume, 448 pages long, is to be translated into 20 languages. [...]
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"A Historically Honest and Convincing Figure"
VATICAN CITY, NOV. 23, 2006 (Zenit.org).- Here is a translation of excerpts from the Preface of the first volume of the book "Jesus of Nazareth," which Joseph Ratzinger-Benedict XVI will publish next spring. The excerpts were made available by Rizzoli, [...]
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When evening fell on the Sabbath, Mary Magdalen and Mary, the mother of James, and Salome bought spices that, going, they might anoint the dead body of Jesus. Very early on the following day, when the sun has already risen, they come to the sepulcher [...]
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