Advent is here. What a marvellous time in which to renew your desire, your nostalgia, your real longing for Christ to come — for him to come every day to your soul in the Eucharist. The Church encourages us: Ecce veniet! — He is about [...]
Tags: Conversion, Hope, Jesus Christ, Holy Family, Advent
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
Download the homily: "The Epiphany of our Lord" in pdf format. A homily given by Saint Josemaría Escrivá on 6 January 1956, feast of the Epiphany
(Matthew 2, 1-5.7-11)
When Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of King Herod, behold, magi from the [...]
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But on the first day of the week at early dawn, they came to the tomb, taking the spices that they had prepared, and they found the stone rolled back from the tomb. But on entering, they did not find the body of the Lord [...]
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And when evening had come, since it was the day of Preparation, that is, the day before the Sabbath, Joseph of Arimathea, a respected member of the council, who was also himself looking for the kingdom of God, took courage and went to Pilate, and [...]
Tags: Cross, Suffering, Jesus Christ, Death, Our Lady
So they took Jesus, and he went out, bearing his own cross, to the place called the place of a skull.
No sooner has Jesus risen from his first fall than he meets his Blessed Mother, standing by the wayside where He is passing.
With immense [...]
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Now when they had departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Rise, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt, and remain there till I tell you; for Herod is about to search for the [...]
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A homily given by St Josemaria on 17 June 1966, the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
God loves us
1. God our Father has seen fit to grant us, in the heart of his Son, "infinite treasures of love," mercy and affection. If we want [...]
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- Download the homily "The Christian Vocation" (PDF), a homily given on 2 December 1961, the first Sunday in Advent
- Download AUDIO: "The christian vocation" (part1), (part2), (part3)
Advent is here. What a marvellous time in which to renew your desire, your nostalgia, your real longing [...]
Tags: Conversion, Hope, Jesus Christ, Holy Family
I will tell you which are man’s treasures on earth so that you will appreciate them: hunger, thirst, heat, cold, pain, dishonour, poverty, loneliness, betrayal, slander, prison...
The Way, 194
One definitive answer
Faced with the weight of all this, a Christian can find only one genuine answer, [...]
Tags: Cross, Suffering, Sickness, Jesus Christ