Tags: Ordinary life
(Romereports.com) To become a saint a person doesn't need to be a theologian, although saints are the ones that know God best. Expanding on this topic, Links the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross organized a gathering to look into how saints have influenced theology. [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Ordinary life, Rome, Josemaria Escriva, Pope Francis
June 26 is the feast of St Josemaria Escriva, an anti-crisis priest. When I talk to children, and adults, about the saints whose pictures and statues adorn the walls of my church, I try to focus on one outstanding feature in each of them. Blessed [...]
Tags: Ordinary life, diocesan priests
St Josemaria recommended something he practiced himself: to include “a cross in every dish”. In other words, offering a small mortification at every meal, for example, drinking water a little less often, and not commenting about the food. He would take a little less of [...]
Tags: Mortification, Ordinary life, temperance
Wei Zhang talks about how St Josemaria’s message is a path for many people to find God while living in society, by trying to be better every day.
My name’s Wei Zhang, I come from Beijing in China, and I’m studying History of Art in Germany, [...]
Tags: Baptism, Opus Dei, Ordinary life
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Rev. David Sands together with Rev. Wilbert Chin Jon celebrated the Holy Mass in honor of St. Josemaria Escriva on June 25 at St. Bonaventure Church.
During his homily, Fr. Sands shared with the faithful his thoughts, feelings and experiences he has during the [...]
Tags: Holiness, Ordinary life, June 26, Father, Canada
Like every day, after lunch today we were going to the sitting-room to spend some family time together, when we saw that someone had taken away the cord we had put up in the street below, to keep people away from the threatening stalactites hanging [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Ordinary life
So I'm Nic and I'm a producer. I'm also an expert in media and communications. And I had the great privilege of not only meeting but working with Opus Dei around the time of the Da Vinci Code release.
Part of Opus Dei's message and the [...]
Tags: Joy, Faith, Opus Dei, Work, Ordinary life
During Sunday's Angelus, Benedict XVI made an invitation to live a balanced lifestyle in solidarity with everyone in society while not worrying about the stresses of money. In his speech he recalled that Jesus invited all Christians to lead a simple life without riches.
Tags: Detachment, Poverty, Solidarity, Ordinary life