“What consolation this certainty arouses in our hearts! The Church is truly a mother and, as a mother, she seeks her children’s good, especially of those who are furthest away and are afflicted, until she finds its fullness in the glorious body of Christ with [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports) As the conflict continues in Iraq, Ukraine and the Gaza strip, the Pope made an urgent appeal for peace during the Sunday Angelus, calling for leaders to stop the violence and work towards peace.
"Today, my thoughts turn to three areas in [...]
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Pope Francis conveyed his concern, during the Sunday Angelus, for Christians in the Middle East, especially those forced to flee form the Iraqi city of Mosul.
"Today our brothers are persecuted. They are banished from their homes and forced to flee without even being able [...]
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With the ongoing tension and violence in the Holy Land, the Pope made a call for peace, urging everyone to pray for Israel and Palestine.
As he looked over St. Peter's Square during the Sunday Angelus, he said that despite the spike in violence, the [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports) It was a meeting where politics was set aside, and priority was given to prayer. Pope Francis invited the Presidents of Israel and Palestine to pray for peace. Each president arrived separately and the Pope personally greeted each one of them. [...]
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On August 5, 1958, St Josemaria celebrated Mass in Great Britain for the first time. He had arrived at Dover the day before, and, as was his custom, as soon as he disembarked he had said three Hail Marys, concluding with the aspiration “Sancta Maria, [...]
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Video. Lidia, from Barbastro, asks to Bishop Javier Echeverria, Prelate of Opus Dei, how to pray with the Gospel. He suggests her to get inside the skin of those people in the Gospel, and Mary specifically, and talk to them.
Tags: Gospel, Prayer, Opus Dei prelate, Holy Land
"Living Holy Week means entering ever more deeply into the logic of God, into the logic of the Cross, which is not primarily that of suffering and death, but rather that of love and of the gift of self which brings life. It means entering [...]
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On days that go poorly, I know God is using The Way to point me in the right direction to improve tomorrow.
St. Josemaría Escrivá's The Way has had a large positive impact on my life – so much so that I have made the book [...]
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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