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Anniversary of St Josemaria’s ordination to the priesthood

On Wednesday, January 9, 1918, Josemaría turned sixteen. The city of Logroño lay peaceful under a heavy snowfall. The temperature hovered around zero degrees Fahrenheit. No one went out unless they absolutely had to. José had found work in Logroño as a sales clerk in [...]
Tags: Love of God, Footprints in the Snow, Logroño, Prayer, Priesthood, Holiness, The Will of God, Saragossa, calling
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“The Way” showed me the way

I cannot remember if it was 7 or 8 years ago when I first read “The Way”, which was sent to me by the Catholic Digest, a Catholic monthly magazine edited by the same publishers that published “The Way” in Korean. I was captured by [...]
Tags: The Way, Prayer, Josemaria Escriva
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Prayer and Spirituality

Your ordinary contact with God takes place where your fellow men, your yearnings, your work and your affections are. There you have your daily encounter with Christ. It is in the midst of the most material things of the earth that we must sanctify ourselves, [...]
Tags: Love of God, Prayer, Presence of God, Ordinary life, Love
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St. Josemaria is our family's intercessor

Video. An Overseas Filipino Worker narrates how devotion to St. Josemaria has helped him during his 10 years in Saudi Arabia and how St. Josemaria continues to provide for his family's needs.
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The Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus

Don't be afraid to call our Lord by his name — Jesus — and to tell him that you love him. The Way, 303 If we love Christ, if we follow him sincerely, if we stop seeking ourselves and seek him alone, then in his name we [...]
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How to pray by the Crib like one of the people there

"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
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Pope's General Audience: The Resurrection of Jesus gives us the seed of eternity

(Rome Reports) In his catechesis Pope Francis focused on the Resurrection. He explained why the Resurrection of Christ is interconnected with that of humanity and strengthened through the Sacraments. Despite Rome's cold weather, the Pope held his weekly general audience out in St. Peter's Square [...]
Tags: Prayer, Sacraments, Rome, eternity, Pope Francis, mercy
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Pope thanks missionaries during Sunday's Angelus

October 21, 2013. (Romereports.com) To highlight World Mission Day, during Sunday's Angelus, Pope Francis talked the work and legacy of Afra Martinelli. The 78 year old Italian woman was killed in Nigeria a few weeks ago, after working as a missionary for more than [...]
Tags: Gospel, Prayer, Mission, Nigeria, Pope Francis
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Gethsemane: the Agony in the Garden and the Prayer of Jesus

Footprints of our Faith “When God’s appointed time comes to save mankind from the slavery of sin, we contemplate Jesus Christ in Gethsemani, suffering in agony to the point of sweating blood (cf. Lk 22:44). He spontaneously and unconditionally accepts the sacrifice which the Father is [...]
Tags: Faith, Prayer, Following Christ, The Will of God, Holy Week , Year of Faith, In the footprints of our Faith
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Homily of John Paul II in the Canonization of St Josemaria Escrivá de Balaguer

1. "All who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God" (Rom 8,14). These words of the Apostle Paul, which we have just heard, help us understand better the significant message of today's canonization of Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer. With docility he [...]
Tags: Apostolate, Canonization, Pope John Paul II, Prayer, Interior life, Vocation