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A very special kind of family vacation

“The family is the wellspring of all fraternity, and as such it is the foundation and the first pathway to peace, since, by its vocation, it is meant to spread its love to the world around it” (Pope Francis, Message for the 47th World Day [...]
Tags: Service, Solidarity, Virtues, family, Holy Week
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Pope Francis: Don't Just Remember the Passion, Imitate Christ

It was a busy week for Pope Francis, as he presided over all the ceremonies of Holy Week. Here are some important moments. April 1st. General Audience In his catechesis, Pope Francis encouraged people to prepare for the upcoming Holy Week ceremonies. He asked them to not [...]
Tags: Peace, Rome, Holy Week , Pope Francis, Persecuted Christians
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Our Lord suffers because He loves

Video. Fragments of the meetings of university students with Bishop Javier Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei, during the Holy Week (2015). He suggested that they read St Josemaria's "Way of the Cross".
Tags: Youth, Opus Dei prelate, The Way of the Cross, Holy Week
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Incontro Romano Celebrates
25th Anniversary at Eataly

This past Tuesday (31 March 2015), the Incontro Romano celebrated it's 25th international Congress at Rome's Eataly on the theme of "The Power of Service: Empathy and Teamwork". Some 300 girls from all over the globe participated in the conference, some by submitting papers or [...]
Tags: Youth, Service, Holy Week , Administration
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Contemplate Christ's Passion

Video. In this video clip St Josemaria talks to us about Jesus Christ, about the love he had for us that brought him to the Cross: we need to talk to Christ, we need to love him.
Tags: Contemplation, Cross, Holy Week
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Pope gives tribute to Christian martyrs, during Palm Sunday Mass

Video. (Rome Reports). It's one of the most solemn Masses of the year. Wearing red and carrying a woven palm, Pope Francis started off Palm Sunday by leading a procession through St. Peter's Square. On the day that gives way to Holy Week, Pope [...]
Tags: Faith, Holy Week , Pope Francis, Persecuted Christians
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Questions about Holy Week

Video. (Rome Reports). Holy Week is an important time for Christians throughout the world. But not everyone knows every detail about why it's celebrated or what exactly it's composed of. So here are the answers to questions about Holy Week you were afraid to ask. What [...]
Tags: Cross, Eucharist, Faith, Church, Holy Week
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The Eucharist, mystery of faith and love

Download "he Eucharist, mystery of faith and love", the homily given by St Josemaria Escriva for Holy Thursday from the book Christ is Passing By in pdf format. "Now before the feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart [...]
Tags: Eucharist, Faith, Jesus Christ, Love, Christ Is Passing By, Holy Week , Homily, mercy
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Christ's death is the Christian's life

Download "Christ's death is the Christian's life", the homily given by St Josemaria Escriva for Good Friday from the book Christ is Passing By in pdf and mp3 format. During this week which Christians traditionally call Holy Week, we are given another chance to reflect [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Cross, God’s glory, Death, Interior life, Christ Is Passing By, Holy Week
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Christ's presence in Christians

Download "Christ's presence in Christians", the homily given by St Josemaria Escriva for Easter Sunday, 1967, from the book Christ is Passing By in pdf format. "Christ is alive." This is the great truth which fills our faith with meaning. Jesus, who died on the [...]
Tags: Faith, Death, Christ Is Passing By, 'La Abadesa de las Huelgas', Easter, Holy Week , Homily, Communion of saints