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Studies on St Josemaria and Opus Dei

Theological and historical studies on St Josemaria and Opus Dei M. Belda, J. Escudero, J. L. Illanes and P. O’Callaghan. Holiness and the World: Studies in the Teachings of Josemaria Escriva (tr. M. Adams), Princeton: Scepter; Dublin: Four Courts Press; Chicago: Midwest Theological Forum, 1997 Contains [...]
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Testimony

I belong to the generation whose childhood, youth and early adulthood were spent in the Soviet Union era

In order to understand my generation (and not only mine) you have to bear in mind that we had been robbed of the possibility of learning about God, being with him and believing in him. Although my parents were Christian Orthodox, for reasons familiar to everyone [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Opus Dei, Supernatural outlook
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What is Opus Dei?

God inspired Opus Dei in St Josemaria’s heart on October 2 1928. In several short extracts from filmed gatherings, St Josemaria explains what Opus Dei is.
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In the Press: Opus Dei celebrates its 80th birthday

Several Masses were held in the region to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the founding of Opus Dei. The Apostolic Nuncio to Trinidad, Archbishop Thomas Edward Gullickson, was the principal celebrant at a Eucharistic celebration at the Church of St Ann, St Ann's, earlier this [...]
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Trinidad: Opus Dei celebrates 80th birthday

People from all walks of life filled St Ann’s church, Port of Spain, Trinidad on the evening of October 6 to give thanks to God on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the founding of Opus Dei. Like friends and family coming together, warm smiles, [...]
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We all belong to the race of the children of God

Interviewer: How did you discover Opus Dei? Willo Indakuli: I got to know about Opus Dei after I decided to do a training course in catering work at what is now known as Kibondeni College. A Dutch lady called Ria, who was a teacher at [...]
Tags: Divine sonship, Opus Dei, Service, Vocation, assistant numerary
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Opus Dei: Seeking Holiness in Daily Life

Your institution has as its aim the sanctification of one's life, while remaining within the world at one's place of work and profession: to live the Gospel in the world... This is truly a great ideal. Pope John Paul II Heaven and earth seem to merge, [...]
Tags: Gospel, Freedom, Opus Dei, Early Christians, Holiness
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Point 42 of The Way

I first came into contact with Opus Dei when a doctor in my parish began holding monthly social gatherings for parishioners at his home. One day he invited a priest of Opus Dei to give a talk. I seem to recall, that the talk wasn’t [...]
Tags: The Way, Opus Dei, Retreat, Work, Character
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My daughter, don’t take any more photos of me – pray for me!

Helena Serrano is from Cordoba, Spain. She lived and worked in Rome for over twenty years, very close to St Josemaria. During that time, with his encouragement, she developed a special aptitude for photography, and recorded part of the history of Opus Dei with her [...]
Tags: Joy, Naturalness, Opus Dei, Piety, numerary
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Kansas City’s Diocese honors saint of universal call to holiness

By Jack Smith Catholic Key Editor KANSAS CITY - Giving thanks to "the Lord that in our modern age he has given us another great saint," Bishop Robert Finn led the first-ever Kansas City-St. Joseph diocesan commemoration of the feast day of St. Josemaria Escriva. The June [...]
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