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How can the Resurrection of Jesus be explained?

Jesus Christ’s Resurrection is a real event with historical evidence. The Apostles bore witness to what they had seen and heard. In about the year 57 AD, St Paul wrote to the Corinthians: “I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, [...]
Tags: Doctrine, Jesus Christ

Benedict XVI , Angelus, 21.03.2010

In his Angelus prayer, the pope asked Catholics to be understanding of people but not solely of their sins. He urged people to follow Jesus example, who condemned sin but didnt condemn the sinner. After the Angelus prayer, the Pope recalled how next Sunday, Palm [...]
Tags: Contrition, Conversion, Jesus Christ, Justice, Pope Benedict XVI, Penance, Forgiveness

Make your whole day into a Mass

About the Mass – I know you do as I do. You go to Mass in the morning, having prepared for it from the time of the Angelus the day before. You’re thinking how you’re going to say Mass the next day, and that helps [...]
Tags: Jesus Christ, Priesthood, Holy Mass

How can we be deeply human

A priest asks St Josemaria: “Father, how can we priests be deeply human, while we desire to be divine?”
Tags: Grace, Humility, Jesus Christ, Priesthood, diocesan priests

Lent: path of conversion

In the general audience on Ash Wednesday, recalling the words “Convert and Believe in the Gospel”, Pope Benedict XVI said that conversion means following Christ, going against the current when the current is a superficial way of life. The imposition of ashes is an invitation to [...]
Tags: Conversion, Jesus Christ, Pope, Pope Benedict XVI, Lent

The Sacrament of Reconciliation

Video. Confession is the sacrament of God’s forgiveness. In it, says St Josemaria, we find Christ, “who is both father and mother”.
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Father, I am Jewish...

"Father, I'm Jewish." This was how Roberto Ackerman began a question to St Josemaria at a gathering in Caracas, Venezuela. St Josemaria instantly responded that the great loves of his own life were Jewish too
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The Epiphany of our Lord

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 [...]
Tags: Joy, Jesus Christ, Christmas

Christmas message

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Rome and throughout the world, and all men and women, whom the Lord loves! The light of that first Christmas was like a fire kindled in the night. All about there was darkness, while in the cave there shone the true [...]
Tags: Jesus Christ, Pope Benedict XVI, Christmas

The Christ Child

St Josemaria with a figure of the Christ Child in his arms talking to people in Opus Dei in Rome, Christmas 1972.
Tags: Love of God, Jesus Christ, Holy Family, Christmas