My soul is longing and yearning for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.
Allow your soul to be consumed by desires – desires for loving, for being forgotten, for holiness, for Heaven. Do not stop [...]
Tags: Love of God, Holy Spirit, Holiness
During his general audience in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis talked about contradictions. He explained that the Church is holy, despite the sins and flaws of its members, including that of popes.
He explained that people don't make the Church holy, but [...]
Tags: Church, Holiness, Year of Faith, Pope Francis
A gathering in Santiago de Chile where many people were able to ask Saint Josemaria about different topics such as educating their children, The Holy Mass, apostolate and Christian life.
Tags: Holiness, Get-together, Josemaria Escriva, Chile
The saints live their lives in this world in order to love God and other people, imitating Jesus Christ, who “went about doing good”. But when they reach heaven, the Catechism of the Catholic Church (no. 2683) tells us that they “constantly care for [...]
Tags: Holiness, June 26, favours of the founder of Opus Dei
Did St Josemaria ever get tired of serving God? How did he react to his failures? And to difficulties? What was his secret for staying faithful and in love with God? These and other questions are answered by Bishop Javier Echevarria, prelate of Opus Dei, [...]
Tags: Ascetical struggle, Opus Dei prelate, Holiness
Holiness for Everyone is a guidebook which gives practical advice on how anyone can become a saint. "Since I am not a saint, however, I cannot write such a guidebook on my own, so I instead use the teachings of an actual saint – St. [...]
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MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI FOR LENT 2012
“Let us be concerned for each other,
to stir a response in love and good works” (Heb 10:24)
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
The Lenten season offers us once again an opportunity to reflect upon the very heart of Christian life: [...]
Tags: Charity, Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI
Christ’s kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and his dominion endures through all generations (Dan 3:100).
The solemnity of Christ the King of the universe is celebrated on the last Sunday of the liturgical year. The kingship of Christ remained completely hidden until he was [...]
Tags: Heaven, Jesus Christ, Ascetical struggle, Holiness
One recipe for everyone
St Josemaria used to explain that he had “just one cooking-pot for everyone”, and the recipe was the search for holiness amidst everyday occupations. From that one cooking-pot comes nourishment for everyone: fathers, mothers, engineers, lawyers, workmen, and also priests… As Father [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Priesthood, Holiness, Vocation, Argentina