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St Josemaría’s writings serve as an inspiration for theology

"What impetus can theology receive from the teachings of Saint Josemaría?" is the title of the paper given by Msgr. Fernando Ocariz on November 14, 2013, during the conference “Saint Josemaria and Theological Thought” held at thePontifical University of the Holy Cross. These are some [...]
Tags: Love of God, Gospel, Faith, Church, Holiness, Unity of life, Interior life, Ordinary life, God, Josemaria Escriva, writings of the founder of Opus Dei
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The use of Sacred Scripture in the writings of Saint Josemaria

In a certain sense we can fully understand the accomplishments of St. Josemaría, or the graces he received, when we come to understand his use of the Scriptures. For, in Opus Dei, he worked out a thoroughly biblical spirituality; and he himself saw the institution [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Passionately Loving the World, Contemplation, Gospel, Church, Vatican II, writings of the founder of Opus Dei, Sacred Scripture
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Pray by the Crib like one of the characters in the scene

"My advice is that, in your prayer, you actually take part in the different scenes of the Gospel, as one more among the people present. First of all, imagine the scene or mystery you have chosen to help you recollect your thoughts and meditate. Next [...]
Tags: Contemplation, Prayer, Holy Family, St Joseph, Our Lady, writings of the founder of Opus Dei, Download
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From the Fast Lane to the Right Lane

“If anyone wishes to come after me, let him deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For he who would save his life shall lose it; but he who loses his life for my sake shall find it. For what does it profit [...]
Tags: The Way, Conversion, family, Friends of God, writings of the founder of Opus Dei
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For all audiences

Yolanda Cagigas has worked in Pamplona for over ten years. She is the director of the General Archive of the University of Navarre and has been working in collaboration with the Istituto Storico San Josemaria Escriva (Rome), since 2009. Here Cagigas talks about a forthcoming [...]
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Because of a book I read in prison

I was 29 and had been in prison in Spain for two years after committing a crime. At that time I saw God as being very far from my life. I thought he was in heaven and I was on earth. The only thing I [...]
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"Don't forget..."

Far away on the horizon heaven seems to meet the earth. Do not forget that where heaven and earth really meet is in your heart of a child of God. Furrow, 309 By calling you to be an apostle, our Lord has reminded you, so that you [...]
Tags: The Way, Furrow, writings of the founder of Opus Dei, Year of Faith
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The critical-historical edition of Conversations with Msgr. Josemaria Escrivá

The critical-historical edition of Conversations with Msgr. Josemaria Escrivá has just been published in Spanish. It is the third volume of the complete works of Saint Josemaria, edited by Rialp. In the interviews, the Found of Opus Dei speaks from the maturity of age [...]
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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