in the Middle of the World

Video. “We find God there in our daily lives,” says St Josemaria in this video compilation, made up of clips of different people who are seeking holiness in the middle of the world.

October 6, 2002

Canonization of Saint Josemaria

On October 6, 2002, from very early in the morning, prayers for the Pope and the Church rose up from the huge crowd that filled not only Saint Peter’s Square, but also the Via della Conciliazione, and many of the surrounding streets and squares as well.
“For the honor of the Blessed Trinity we declare and define that Blessed Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer is a Saint and we enroll him among the Saints,” Pope John Paul II solemnly proclaimed.

Synod on the Family

Let Us Pray for the Upcoming Synod

The XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops will begin on October 4th, 2015, on the topic "The vocation and mission of the family in the Church and in the contemporary world." We offer here the prayer that the Pope himself composed for it.

Talking to God

How and Why Did You Found Opus Dei?

"You asked me about milestones. For me every time the Work helps someone to draw closer to God and therefore become more of a brother to their fellow men. How was it founded? Without any human means. I was a twenty-six year old priest with nothing but God's grace and good humour", said St Josemaria.

Questions & Answers

What is an Angel?

Who are they? St. Augustine says: “‘Angel’ is the name of their office, not of their nature. If you seek the name of their nature, it is ‘spirit’; if you seek the name of their office, it is ‘angel’“. With their whole beings the angels are servants and messengers of God. Because they “always behold the face of my Father who is in heaven” they are the “mighty ones who do his word, hearkening to the voice of his word”.

From Rome

Message of Pope Francis for World Youth Day 2016

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy”. This is the theme proposed by Pope Francis for the World Youth Day Krakow 2016. Download pdf.

Video testimonies

Marriage Quarrels

Video. St Josemaría talks about quarrels as well as many other practical aspects of married life in the DVD “Take a chance on happiness”.

Talking to God


St Josemaria would often say: "When I think of Christian homes, I like to imagine them as being full of the light and joy that was found in the home of the Holy Family." We offer some texts to meditate on marital love.

Questions & Answers

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.

Favours obtained through Saint Josemaria's intercession


A company that people are happy to work in

We have 8 children. Since November last year I started to pray novenas for work. Every time I finished the 9 days I just repeat the novena prayer cycle for a few months.


Driving License

Thank you for the favor that my daughter got her driving license. I prayed a lot to St. Josemaria for this intention.