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The Message of Saint Josemaria

Videoclip documentary about Opus Dei and its founder, St Josemaria. It starts with the voice of St John Paul II on the day of St Josemaria’s beatification, May 17, 1992. Includes previously unpublished clips of the Mass that St Josemaria celebrated on the campus of [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Church, Pope John Paul II, Opus Dei, Following Christ, Josemaria Escriva
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St. Josemaria was also instrumental in my understanding of happiness

Video. In this clip from Passionately Loving the World, Micki Blunt explains a deeper insight: "The only thing that can make us happy is loving and obeying God". Passionately Loving the World is a short documentary about ordinary Americans living the spirituality of St. Josemaria [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Children, Marriage, family
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I'm called to be a saint

Video. In this clip from Passionately Loving the World, Chris Blunt talks about the profound effect that St. Josemaria's teachings have had on his faith. "I am called to be a saint. And the way that I do that is through my ordinary work. [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Marriage, Holiness, Work, Ordinary life, Vocation, US
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The use of Sacred Scripture in the writings of Saint Josemaria

In a certain sense we can fully understand the accomplishments of St. Josemaría, or the graces he received, when we come to understand his use of the Scriptures. For, in Opus Dei, he worked out a thoroughly biblical spirituality; and he himself saw the institution [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Passionately Loving the World, Contemplation, Gospel, Church, Vatican II, writings of the founder of Opus Dei, Sacred Scripture
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Fr. Dick Rieman

Fr. Dick Rieman is the first member of Opus Dei in the United States. In this clip from Passionately Loving the World, Fr. Dick shares his story about meeting St. Josemaria Escriva in Rome for the first time. Passionately Loving the World is a short documentary [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Pope John Paul II, Opus Dei, US, Josemaria Escriva, Dick Rieman
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St Josemaria gave me the certainty that God is a Father

The following is an interview with Maddalena Vintini from Verona, Italy. A lawyer, she and her husband Gianluca have three children. She has belonged to the Opus Dei Prelature for nearly 30 years. In 2011 she gave up her law work to become head-teacher at [...]
Tags: February 14 , Passionately Loving the World, Family and work, Formation, Upbringing, Women, Opus Dei members
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St Josemaria stamps in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Post Office issued a set of commemorative St Josemaria stamps to mark the tenth anniversary of his canonization on October 6, 2012. The set is headed by a stamp showing St Peter’s Square on the day St Josemaria was canonized. Below it is [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Devotion, China
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Faith and Life in St Josemaria Escriva

For the Year of Faith we publish an article by Giulio Maspero, Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, forthcoming in no. 55 of Romana, Bulletin of the Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei. Download the full text of the article in PDF here 1. Introduction: [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Faith, Unity of life, Josemaria Escriva, Year of Faith
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A Way Through the World

Un cammino attraverso il mondo (“A Way Through the World”), published at the end of 2008 by Lindau in Italy (www.lindau.it), is an anthology of texts taken from the writings of St. Josemaria Escrivá. It includes extracts from his books, homilies, interviews, letters and diaries, [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, culture, History, books, Opus Dei
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A shared life

Our life, whether considered in its purely natural aspect or in its supernaturally oriented spiritual dimension, that is, particularly our Christian life, is by definition a shared life. I think we need to be reminded of this fundamental truth about ourselves, since there are now many [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Generosity