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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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Go to Joseph

"Who could be a better teacher for us than St Joseph? If you want my advice, which I have never tired of repeating these many years, Ite ad Ioseph: Go to Joseph. He will show us definite ways, both human and divine, to approach Jesus." Christ [...]
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New version of the Novenas to St. Josemaria

We offer a downloadable pdf version of the Novena for the Family, the Novena for Work and the Novena for the Sick, to St. Josemaria, prepared in Canada. These new versions, in an attractive new design, are based on the original texts by Fr. Francisco Faus, [...]
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To the very last Stone

The inspiration for Laguna Hospital Care Center in Madrid, Spain, was St Josemaria’s centenary in 2002. Eleven years later its last stone has been laid. “I was once looking through the Roman Ritual in search of the prayers for blessing the last stone of a building, [...]
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Pope in Sardinia: When there's no work, there's no dignity!

September 23, 2013 (Romereports.com) The lack of work produces suffering. In a blunt speech to labor representatives at the Italian island of Sardinia, Pope Francis spoke of the evils of unemployment.
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New downloads

The Novena for the Sick, the Novena for the Family, and the Novena for Work to St Josemaria can now be downloaded in epub format and for Kindle, as well as pdf. The person who composed the three novenas, Fr Francisco Faus, explained: “What moved [...]
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Cardinal Gracias: in midst of economic and social crisis, we remember St. Josemaria Escriva

Mumbai (AsiaNews) - The teachings of St. Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer, a true "saint of our times", are "more urgent" than ever in these times of economic and social crisis, said card. Oswald Gracias, archbishop of Mumbai and president of the Bishops' Conference of India [...]
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The Family: Work and Celebration

The Seventh World Meeting of Families will take place from May 30 to June 3 in Milan, Italy. The theme for the meeting is “The Family: Work and Celebration” . This is because the question of how to achieve a work-life balance [...]
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Novena for Work to St Josemaria

Fr Francisco Faus, born in Barcelona in 1931, is a priest of the Prelature of Opus Dei. He graduated in law at the University of Barcelona and did a doctorate in canon law at the University of St Thomas Aquinas, Rome. He was ordained in [...]
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Students build homes – and a more human society

“A university must educate its students to have a sense of service to society,” said St Josemaria Escriva. In Tunapuna, Trinidad, a group of people ranging from secondary school to university students showed their solidarity with families in difficulties by building them a new house [...]
Tags: Youth, Solidarity, Work