"Christians today are called to bear witness to the power of prayer prayer, to our world that is often closed the Divine horizon and to the hope that leads to an encounter with God."
These were just some of the words of Pope Benedict XVI [...]
Tags: Jesus Christ, Prayer, Pope Benedict XVI, family
Many times a day
Get used to lifting your heart to God, in acts of thanksgiving, many times a day. Because he gives you this and that. Because you have been despised. Because you haven't what you need or because you have.
Because he made his [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Optimism, Prayer, Presence of God
The primacy of prayer over action
“Of maximum usefulness in the Church of Jesus are not the so-called practical men nor even the pure proponents of theories, but the true contemplatives,” wrote Josemaria Escriva’s first successor, Monsignor Alvaro del Portillo , in the pages of the [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Contemplation, Javier Echevarria, Prayer
Zhonghua Wang is from Beijing and studies in Germany. She tells how she comes to be baptized by Pope Benedict XVI in Rome, during the Easter Vigil, 2011..
I am Zhonghua Wang from Beijing, China. I’m currently studying in Germany. I met the Catholic faith through [...]
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Romereports.com. During the general audience, the pope explained how the faithful prayed in the Old Testament. To highlight this point, the pope made reference to Abraham by stating the following "his intercession is based on the certainty that the Lord listens with patience to our [...]
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Angela learned from St Josemaria that prayer is making friends with Christ, and holiness is not a theoretical ideal but something to work towards every day.
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Murielle Heena A. Catabui, Philippines: St Josemaria showed us that we can be saints by being ourselves – being very good students and very good citizens.
Tags: Citizenship, Study, Youth, Prayer, Philippines
I am writing to thank St Josemaría for his intercession before God for favours granted. As a returning resident to my country I began to search for employment, as is the norm. But the days passed by with countless applications to various employers but no [...]
Tags: Prayer, Work, prayer-card, Job, Australia, favours of the founder of Opus Dei
My mother is a woman of a certain age and she has health issues. Back to December of 2005 she got very sick and she thought she was having a heart attack. Called me at 3 o'clock in the morning. We go into the hospital [...]
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Dagmar is Lutheran. Her mother was at the point of death, but against all expectations she came through a risky operation and was cured.
Tags: Sickness, Faith, Prayer, Devotion