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Two Loves, One Heart: A Reflection for the Feast of St Augustine

“I have preached on countless occasions that we do not have one heart to love God with and another with which to love men. This poor heart of ours, made of flesh, loves with an affection which is human and which, if it is united [...]
Tags: Love of God, Unity of life, Love, Heart, St Josemaria Institute
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Is holiness for me?

He chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him… in love. St Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians 1:4-5. All for love All for Love! This is the way of holiness, the way of happiness. Face up to [...]
Tags: Ascetical struggle, Holiness, Unity of life, The Will of God, Josemaria Escriva
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Gaëlle, France

Gaëlle is French, currently studying on a Year Abroad in Rome. She was converted two years ago and is getting married next year. “Yes, I’ll go to Mass on June 26 for the feast of St Josemaria. That day is also my birthday, and I’m [...]
Tags: Conversion, Faith, Unity of life, June 26, France, Christians in the middle of the world
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The Mass in the Christian life

Gavin Dixon, a parishoner of Our Lady of Peace in Dublin, talks about why the Holy Mass is important to him. "To "live" the holy Mass means to pray continually, and to be convinced that, for each one of us, this is a personal meeting with [...]
Tags: Love of God, Eucharist, Unity of life, Love, Holy Mass
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What St. Josemaría's The Way means to me

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 [...]
Tags: The Way, Prayer, Unity of life, Interior life, Ordinary life
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Doing everything for God

I am Anna Riina, I am from Finland and I am 25. Now I am studying theology in Rome, on a History of the Church program at the University of the Holy Cross. I have been a Catholic for three and a half years. Now, [...]
Tags: Friendship, Love of God, Apostolate, Sacrament of Reconciliation, Faith, Opus Dei, Work, Unity of life, Interior life, Virtues, God, Josemaria Escriva
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Rafael Alvira: "St Josemaria was a very friendly man."

Philosophy professor Rafael Alvira recalls his first impressions of St Josemaria: his vitality, his friendliness and his simplicity. He also practised unity of life, something he always spoke of as characteristic of the spirit of Opus Dei.
Tags: Freedom, Naturalness, Unity of life, University
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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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Singing with God

What should I do to be a "soul of prayer" as St Josemaria said? Ana from Cuba came to Madrid for the 2011 World Youth Day. She went to a meeting of young people with Bishop Javier Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei, in Vistaalegre Palace, and [...]
Tags: Unity of life, Consistency
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The Christian vocation to apostolate

Gabby explains how she lives out her Christian vocation at work, relaxing, and socializing with friends.
Tags: Friendship, Apostolate, Unity of life, Ordinary life, Vocation