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Pope Francis explains what adults can learn from children

Video. (Rome Reports). Every Wednesday, hundreds of parents take their children to St. Peter's Square to receive a blessing from the Pope. Many of them have fun, but others not so much. And it seems that the Pope knows this well. "Some, when I try [...]
Tags: Children, Sincerity, family, happiness, Pope Francis

St Josemaria’s favorite virtue? Sincerity.

Pippo (short for Giuseppe) Corigliano is from Naples, Italy, where he did a degree in engineering. In the 1970s he moved to Milan, Italy, and started to work in the media. From 1980 to 2011 he was in charge of the Opus Dei information office [...]
Tags: Apostolate, Sincerity, Josemaria Escriva, Opus Dei members

Fraternal correction, a help along the path to holiness

Fraternal correction is an admonishment given by a Christian to his or her neighbor to help them along the path to holiness. It is a means of spiritual progress that helps us to know our defects, since otherwise these may often be hidden from us [...]
Tags: Charity, defects, Sincerity

Knowing when to keep silent and when to speak

Keep silent, and you will never regret it. Speak, and you often will. The Way, 639 Always remain silent when you feel the upsurge of indignation within you. And do so, even when you have good reason to be angry. For, in spite of your discretion, in such [...]
Tags: Friendship, Apostolate, Sincerity, Daring

St Josemaria and sincerity

Rosemary Kite, then a college student, met St Josemaria in 1972 and asked him how to avoid becoming complicated. He said the remedy was sincerity.
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Sacramental Confession

Let it out!Sincerity is indispensable if we are to achieve greater union with God. If you have an ugly "toad" inside you, my son, let it out! As I have always advised you, the first thing you must mention is what you wouldn't like anybody [...]
Tags: Sacrament of Reconciliation, Contrition, Conversion, defects, Spiritual guidance, Sincerity


Humility is another good way to arrive at interior peace. He has said so: ‘Learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart: and you will find rest for your souls.’ The Way, 607 Prayer is the humility of the man who acknowledges his [...]
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The Mute Devil

And when they came to the disciples, they saw a great crowd about them, and the scribes arguing with them. And immediately all the crowd, when they saw him, were greatly amazed, and ran up to him and greeted him. And he asked them, what [...]
Tags: defects, Gospel, Sincerity