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The Pope Also Highlighted the Need for a Theology of Women

Video (Rome Reports). Pope Francis started off his weekly general audience in the popemobile, greeting crowds and blessing pilgrims in St. Peter's Square. It was a windy morning, so the Pope had to fend off his mozzetta a few times, which kept getting in [...]
Tags: family, Women, Pope Francis
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St. Josemaria Understands You're Human

Video. Annamaria, a nursing student from California, USA, explains why she wants to be a nurse and how reading St. Josemaria's books, especially The Way, Furrow and The Forge, has helped her overcome discouragement in her daily life.
Tags: The Way, Ascetical struggle, Work, Unity of life, Interior life, Women, Friends of God, The Forge, Furrow
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My Life Opened to the Beauty of Life Itself

Gina Garcia from Muntinlupa, Philippines danced ballet professionally for years and is now a home-maker, a part-time ballet teacher, and also teaches Parenting Education courses as a volunteer. On raising kids, Gina says, "The greatest challenge is in reminding ourselves that these are the children [...]
Tags: Abandonment to God, Family and work, Faith, Divine sonship, Formation, Children, Freedom, Marriage, Character, trust, family, happiness, Women, Philippines, Josemaria Escriva, Pope Francis
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Pope: We must restore the honor of marriage and the family

Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis made his way along St. Peter's Square on Wednesday, blessing pilgrims in his general audience. At one point he actually got off the popemobile, to bless this elderly woman. These religious also had their moment with the Pope, and [...]
Tags: Marriage, Dignity, family, Women, Pope Francis
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Pope Francis: “A world where women are marginalized is a sterile world”

Video. (Rome Repors). Pope Francis said that International Women's Day was an opportunity "to repeat the importance of women, and the necessity of their presence in life.” The remarks came during his weekly Angelus prayer at St. Peter's Square. "A world where women are marginalized [...]
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Letter from the Prelate of Opus Dei

In his monthly letter the Prelate speaks about the 85th anniversary of the moment when our Lord made St. Josemaría understand that Opus Dei was also for women, as well as for men. Read the full text: My dear children: may Jesus watch over my daughters and [...]
Tags: February 14 , Church, Marriage, family, Women, Josemaria Escriva, Administration
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St Josemaria gave me the certainty that God is a Father

The following is an interview with Maddalena Vintini from Verona, Italy. A lawyer, she and her husband Gianluca have three children. She has belonged to the Opus Dei Prelature for nearly 30 years. In 2011 she gave up her law work to become head-teacher at [...]
Tags: February 14 , Passionately Loving the World, Family and work, Formation, Upbringing, Women, Opus Dei members
Testimony

Finding God while being a wife, a mother and a doctor

I was the eldest of six children. We grew up on the island of Gotland, Sweden, which has only one Catholic church, with 200 parishioners. My parents always tried to make sure we all got a good Catholic education and that we made friends with [...]
Tags: February 14 , Marriage, Vocation, Women, calling
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Friends of God

All of my life I had never pursued financial success; whether it was during my years teaching young girls dance and baton twirling, spending time painting or freelance writing. Making money was never my main motivation during my creative pursuits; I was simply answering the [...]
Tags: Apostolate, Family and work, Women, writings of the founder of Opus Dei
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Women of courage

In a gathering with Chilean girls in Santiago, July 7, 1974, St Josemaria Escriva, founder of Opus Dei, talked about the holy women who appear in the Gospel. There is a woman, my daughters, whom we all love a lot, the Mother of Jesus, and our [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Women