Saint Josemaria’s teachings on the Holy Mass had a great influence on the way I work. Since I started trying to put into practice what the writings of the Founder of Opus Dei say about the centrality and radical nature of the Holy Mass, my [...]
Tags: Plan of life, Work, Unity of life, Holy Mass
I was impressed by Josemaria Escriva’s love for the Sacraments. The Mass “the center and root of the Christian life,” is more and more for me, as it was for Josemaria Escriva, the center of my days.
Since the beginning, I was amazed by the [...]
Tags: Love of God, Sacraments, Work
I met Opus Dei in Kibondeni College (Nairobi), where I was happy and studied enthusiastically. While I was there I achieved the National Certificate in Hospitality and Catering. Now I realise that as well as the professional training I received a good dose of cultural [...]
Tags: The Way, Prayer, Work
The following article was written by Fr Martin Rhonheimer, Professor of Ethics and Political Philosophy at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, and a priest of Opus Dei. It was presented at the Corporate Communication Professional Development Seminar, Pontifical University of the [...]
Tags: Church, Freedom, Responsibility, Work, Unity of life, Ordinary life
Saint Josemaría traveled to Rome for the first time in 1946. Later he decided to establish the central headquarters of Opus Dei in Rome. The following extract tells of the search for a suitable property, and the adventures of beginning to build. It is taken [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Poverty, Work
Material reality, the visible world around us, is not only created by God but also ordered to God. The One who is Truth and Beauty and Goodness Itself is the end of all things. They exist to reveal and to glorify him.
I. Sacramental View [...]
Tags: Gospel, Jesus Christ, Marriage, Work
"In the twentieth century, we have witnessed a clarification of the role of the ordinary Christian in the Church". According to an article published in L’Osservatore Romano, Navarro Valls affirms that since the foundation of Opus Dei in 1928, Josemaria Escriva's contribution to this new [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Holiness, Work, Vocation
St. Josemaria Escriva, founder of Opus Dei. Whenever this writer mentioned the name of this modern-day saint to his friends their usual reaction was: “Who is he?” I would then explain the saint’s theology of work which is the centerpiece of his teaching.
Work is [...]
Tags: Faith, Work, Virtues
When I was asked some months ago to write something about the contribution of Saint Josemaría Escrivá to the ideas of the 20th Century, the proposal left me somewhat perplexed. After all, Saint Josemaría was no professional thinker, nor did he ever try to be [...]
Tags: culture, Faith, Work, Unity of life
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
I am pleased to welcome you on the occasion of the theological symposium on the teachings of Blessed Josemaría Escrivá, which has been taking place these past days at the Roman Atheneum of the Holy Cross, a little more than a year [...]
Tags: Church, Pope John Paul II, Holiness, Work, Ordinary life