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Inspired to Love

This documentary tells the story of St Josemaria, the “saint of the ordinary” and the founder of Opus Dei, and how his message has inspired people of all walks of life to find meaning in their everyday activities, seeing them as a way of serving [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Faith, Jesus Christ, Opus Dei, Vocation, June 26, Christians in the middle of the world
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The Saints Change the Course of History

We offer some excerpts of the homily of Cardinal Seán O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston, on the feast of Saint Josemaría Escrivá, given on June 20, 2015, Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston. Read the completed text. Jesus goes into the world of work to call his first [...]
Tags: The Way, Faith, Divine sonship, Grace, Church, Holiness, Work, Interior life, Ordinary life, Vocation, Evangelization, US, Josemaria Escriva
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Marriage: a Christian Vocation

Download pdf of the homily "Marriage: a christian vocation", given by St Josemaria in Christmas 1970. "For a Christian marriage is not just a social institution, much less a mere remedy for human weakness. It is a real supernatural calling. A great sacrament, in Christ and [...]
Tags: Marriage, Holiness, Vocation, Love, Homily
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The Entire Church Rejoices with your Priestly Ordination

On May 9, in Rome, Bishop Javier Echevarría conferred priestly ordination on 32 faithful of the prelature of Opus Dei. The ceremony took place in the basilica of San Eugenio. The new priests come from 14 countries: Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain, United [...]
Tags: Love of God, Church, Opus Dei prelate, Priesthood, Sacraments, Vocation, Josemaria Escriva, Opus Dei members
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Dora del Hoyo Speaks About Saint Josemaria

In an interview dating from September 2000, Dora del Hoyo talks about her first impressions of Saint Josemaria. She stresses his love for the Holy Father. Dora del Hoyo Alonso was born on January 11, 1914, in Boca de Huergano, a small town in northern [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Little things, Pope, Ordinary life, Vocation, Josemaria Escriva, Dora del Hoyo, home-making
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My Heart Was Asking For Something Great... and It Was Love

Video. St Josemaria was ordained priest on March 28, 1925. This video includes clips of St Josemaria talking about his vocation to the priesthood. “Before God, I'm like a little donkey, pulling the cart. That has been the job I have dedicated myself to. My job [...]
Tags: Priesthood, Service, Vocation, Heart, Josemaria Escriva
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Fathers, Talk to Us!

Daniel Plazek is a sales engineer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He and his wife Luisa have 7 children, ranging from ages 12 to 26. In the following interview, Daniel shares his perspective on marriage, fatherhood, and also offers some practical advice for young parents. Tell us a [...]
Tags: Children, Vocation, family, Father, US, Christians in the middle of the world
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Pope Francis at General Audience: All baptized people can be saints

Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis explained during his General Audience that holiness is not a state reserved for bishops or religious. He said that it is a gift that is given by God and that all baptized people can be saints. SUMMARY OF THE POPE'S [...]
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Marriage, a Christian vocation

St Josemaría teaches that marriage is a Christian vocation to which many people are called, as shown in “Take a chance on happiness”.
Tags: Marriage, Holiness, Vocation, family, Ireland, UK
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St. Josemaria Escriva's impact

Video.(Catholic News Services) "St. Josemaria told me, love your family very much". James Socias, now a priest, recalls the counsel he received from Saint Josemaria after joining Opus Dei. He was born in Barcelona, Spain, in 1939. He received a doctorate in naval engineering from the [...]
Tags: Charity, Priesthood, Vocation, family