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Marriage: a christian vocation

Download pdf of the homily "Marriage: a christian vocation", given by St Josemaria in Christmas 1970. "For a Christian marriage is not just a social institution, much less a mere remedy for human weakness. It is a real supernatural calling. A great sacrament, in Christ and [...]
Tags: Marriage, Holiness, Vocation, Love, Homily
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Novena for a Happy and Faithful Marriage

Download pdf. The Novena for a Happy and Faithful Marriage is a publication from the St. Josemaria Institute, inspired by Saint Josemaria's desire to help all married couples, and those preparing for marriage, to find meaning and encouragement in their vocation through a commitment to daily [...]
Tags: Marriage, Holiness, family, engagement
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St. Josemaria helps me as a seminarian

I am a seminarian in third year theology, in the seventh year of priestly formation. The basic idea about the seminary revolves round prayer life, intense study and hard work. For a long time as a seminarian I used to wonder how to reconcile Prayer [...]
Tags: Study, Piety, Priesthood, Holiness, Priestly Society of the Holy Cross, Unity of life
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Bambinelli Sunday at the Vatican: Pope Francis blesses thousands of Baby Jesus

Video. (Rome Reports). There was a lot of enthusiasm in St. Peter's Square on Sunday as the Pope led the Angelus. The third Sunday of Advent is described as 'The Sunday of Joy.' Pope Francis reminded the crowd, that Christianity and joy go hand in [...]
Tags: Joy, Holiness, Christmas, Rome, Advent, Angelus, Pope Francis
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Holiness in ordinary life

Video. (DigitoIdentidad) St Josemaría teaches that marriage is a way to holiness through ordinary life, as shown in the DVD “Take a chance on happiness”.
Tags: Generosity, Marriage, Holiness, family, happiness, Ireland
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Pope Francis at General Audience: All baptized people can be saints

Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis explained during his General Audience that holiness is not a state reserved for bishops or religious. He said that it is a gift that is given by God and that all baptized people can be saints. SUMMARY OF THE POPE'S [...]
Tags: Church, Holiness, Vocation, Pope Francis
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St Josemaría’s writings serve as an inspiration for theology

"What impetus can theology receive from the teachings of Saint Josemaría?" is the title of the paper given by Msgr. Fernando Ocariz on November 14, 2013, during the conference “Saint Josemaria and Theological Thought” held at thePontifical University of the Holy Cross. These are some [...]
Tags: Love of God, Gospel, Faith, Church, Holiness, Unity of life, Interior life, Ordinary life, God, Josemaria Escriva, writings of the founder of Opus Dei
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Saying I’m sorry

Video. (Digito Identidad). This video has been released containing very practical teachings of St Josemaría Escrivá on marriage and parenting which can help many couples living in the 21st Century. Taken from a DVD about marriage and family entitled “Take a chance on happiness”.
Tags: Holiness, Love, family, happiness, Forgiveness
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Kids notice everything

Video. (DigitoIdentidad) St Josemaría explains how your children notice everything and offers lots of practical advice in a new DVD “Take a chance on happiness”.
Tags: Children, Marriage, Holiness, family, happiness, Forgiveness
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Laura Busca, a wife on the path to holiness

Following the advice of Saint Josemaria Escriva, Laura and her husband Eduardo strove to make their family a “bright and cheerful home.” Her life was marked by an extraordinary self-giving in caring for her husband and children, and for many other people, drawing strength from [...]
Tags: Marriage, Holiness, Love, family