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The story of Joseph Ratzinger's vocation: 60 years as a priest

From Romereports.com. In his autobiography, then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, explained how the most important day of his life, was the day he was ordained. It was June 29, 1951. On that day, Cardinal von Faulhaber of Munich ordained the Raztinger brothers in the Cathedral of Freising. [...]
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The story of Joseph Ratzinger's vocation: 60 years as a priest

June 23, 2011. (Romereports.com) In his autobiography, then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, explained how the most important day of his life, was the day he was ordained. It was June 29, 1951. On that day, Cardinal von Faulhaber of Munich ordained the Raztinger brothers in the [...]
Tags: Order, Ratzinger, Priesthood, Pope Benedict XVI, calling
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The pope will celebrate his 60th anniversary as an ordained priest

On June 29th, the pope will celebrate his 60th anniversary as an ordained priest. To join in on the celebration, the Congregation for the Clergy, invited Catholics from all over the world, to offer 60 hours of Eucharistic adoration in honor of the clergy and [...]
Tags: Eucharist, Order, Priesthood, Pope Benedict XVI
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My music... and Saint Josemaria

John, learned from St Josemaria that making a place for God in his life meant he could find the right place for his family and friends too, without abandoning his music. "My name is John and I play the cello. I have been playing the cello [...]
Tags: Family and work, Order, Responsibility, Supernatural outlook
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Music has always been a passion for me

John, cellist Music can be all-absorbing. Finding a deeply harmonious work-life balance was a struggle for this cellist, who learned from St Josemaria that making a place for God in his life meant he could find the right place for his family and friends too, without [...]
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Priesthood

In the homily “A Priest Forever” St Josemaria reflects on the Holy Mass; the nature of the Catholic priesthood, its dignity and necessity; and the relationship between priests and lay-people in the Church. The following are some excerpts from it. The full text can be downloaded [...]
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Josemaria becomes a Priest

A Priest of Jesus Christ The long-awaited day arrived. March 28, 1925, in the church of St Charles Seminary, Josemaria, aged 23, received ordination to the priesthood. His little family, in their best clothes, witnessed the ceremony from the front bench: Mrs Dolores Escriva, Carmen, and [...]
Tags: The Escriva family, Order, For younger readers, Priesthood, Saragossa
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Family and work balance

At times, a woman is not sure of having found the place which suits her and to which she is called. Often, if she has a job outside, the demands of the home weigh her down and if she spends all her time with her [...]
Tags: Education, Family and work, Marriage, Order, Service
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Family and work: sharing tasks

The essential equality between men and women demands an understanding of the complementary roles which they play in the Church’s growth and in the progress of society. Not in vain did God make them man and woman. This diversity should be considered not in a [...]
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President of a family institute

The influence of Josemaria Escriva on my life has been radical. He has touched the core of my being and explained to me the purpose of my existence. He has taught me to love work as an offering to God, united to the sacrifice of [...]
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