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How did St Josemaria imagine St Joseph?

The Seven Sundays of St. Joseph is a devotion to the patron of the universal Church. On the seven Sundays preceding his feast, March 19, the faithful have traditionally contemplated seven sorrows and joys in his life. Illustrated leaflet downloadable in pdf.

Jubilee of Mercy

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Message of Pope Francis for Lent 2016

In the Bull of Indiction of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, I asked that “the season of Lent in this Jubilee Year be lived more intensely as a privileged moment to celebrate and experience God’s mercy”.
Read the full message here.

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Have Recourse to Divine Mercy

Have recourse to divine mercy: this is one of the things that the Prelate of Opus Dei suggests in the Pastoral Letter he has written about the Year of Mercy. Download the text of the letter

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What are the Works of Mercy?

Pope Francis has announced a Jubilee Year of Mercy, and asks the faithful to practise the works of mercy during this year. What are they? Download pdf, epub and kindle.

Talking to God

Novena for forgiveness

Written by Fr Francisco Faus, is available in pdf, epub and Kindle formats, in which, while meditating on texts by St Josemaria, we ask God through his intercession for the grace of learning to forgive.

Talking to God

God’s Mercy

How good it feels to come back to him whenever we are lost! Let me say this once more: God never tires of forgiving us; we are the ones who tire of seeking his mercy

Biography

A brief biography

Saint Josemaria Escriva was born in Barbastro, Spain, on 9 January 1902. He was ordained to the priesthood in Saragossa on 28 March 1925. On 2 October 1928, by divine inspiration, he founded Opus Dei.

Favours obtained through Saint Josemaria's intercession

Singapour

The power of prayer

I am writing to give testimony on the power of praying the St Josemaria prayer card nine times. I prayed for a job and my prayer was answered even though I had no relevant experience in Human Resource Management. I have now been confirmed in my job and received a prorated bonus too.

Ecuador

Help with study

I graduated just a year ago. I am in general practice, and I have always wanted to become a surgeon. Ever since being at university, I have always asked Saint Josemaria for favours.