"My advice is that, in your prayer, you actually take part in the different scenes of the Gospel, as one more among the people present. First of all, imagine the scene or mystery you have chosen to help you recollect your thoughts and meditate. Next [...]
Tags: Contemplation, Prayer, Holy Family, St Joseph, Our Lady, writings of the founder of Opus Dei, Download
“Thou art all fair and in thee there is no stain. Thou art a garden enclosed, my sister, Spouse, an enclosed garden, a sealed fountain. Veni: coronaberis. Come: thou shalt be crowned” (Song 4:7, 12 and 8). If you and I had had the power, [...]
Tags: Prayer, Peace, Our Lady
First day: November 30
In this vídeo-clip, St Josemaria teaches us to how to love our Lady as tenderly as children.
Second day: December 1
Text for meditation on Mary the Mother of God: this is the root of all the perfections and privileges with [...]
Tags: Our Lady, novena
February 2nd is the feast of Jesus' Presentation in the Temple and the Purification of Our Lady. Mary offers her Son to God and learns that she too will share closely in Jesus' redemptive mission. The Catholic Church suggests a time to "purify" to seek [...]
Tags: Conversion, Our Lady
The humility of my holy Mother Mary! She is not to be seen amid the palms of Jerusalem, nor at the hour of the great miracles — except at that first one at Cana.
But she doesn't escape from the contempt at Golgotha; there she stands, [...]
Tags: Holy Family, Holiness, Our Lady
Take the Holy Rosary, one of the most deeply rooted of Christian devotions. The Church encourages us to contemplate its mysteries. She wants to engrave upon our heart and our imagination, together with Mary's joy and sorrow and glory, the spellbinding example of Our Lord's [...]
Tags: Prayer, Piety, Holy Rosary, Our Lady
Seek God in the depths of your pure, clean heart; in the depths of your soul when you are faithful to him. And never lose that intimacy.
Turn to Mary
—And if ever you do not know how to speak to him or what to say, or [...]
Tags: Our Lady
The entrance antiphon at Mass states:
Let us celebrate with joyful hearts
the birth of the Virgin Mary,
of whom was born the Sun of Justice,
Christ our Lord.
Our mother is a model of correspondence to grace. If we contemplate her life, our Lord [...]
Tags: Contemplation, Humility, Our Lady
After this Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly, for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus, and Pilate gave him leave. So he came and took away his body. Nicodemus also, who [...]
Tags: Cross, Suffering, Death, Our Lady
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