Talking to God
If we let Christ reign in our soul, we will not become authoritarian. Rather we will serve everyone. How I like that word: service! To serve my king and, through him, all those who have been redeemed by his blood.
Video. (Rome Reports). Striving, forgiveness, prayer and dedication are the ingredients that Pope Francis offers to strengthen family life.
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.
Talking to God
Men lie when they say 'for ever' about things on earth. The only true, totally true, 'for ever' is that which we say with reference to God. This is how you ought to live your life, with a faith that will help you to taste the honey, the sweetness of heaven whenever you think about eternal life which is indeed 'for ever'.
Following the advice of Saint Josemaria Escriva, Laura and her husband Eduardo strove to make their family a “bright and cheerful home.” Her life was marked by an extraordinary self-giving in caring for her husband and children, and for many other people, drawing strength from her deep piety and love for God.
Questions & Answers
Answers offered by St Josemaria to questions about love in the family, family conflicts, parent-child relationships, raising children, and faith in the family.
"Blessed Alvaro loved and served the Church with a heart devoid of any worldly interest", Pope Francis’ letter to Msgr. Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei, on the occasion of the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo.
Favours obtained through Saint Josemaria's intercession
I wrote a job test that I was really interested in with my cousin. Seven months passed and we weren't called. I did a nine day novena to St. Josemaria which ended on a Saturday. The following Monday my cousin was called up.
Thank you to St Josemaria Escrivá. I passed my practical driving test. The first test I failed and I was depressed. I prayed to St Josemaria Escrivá and I passed with a high score! Thank you, St Josemaria.
I am grateful for St Josemaria Escriva’s intercession in helping my Mom to recover from a stroke and subsequent convulsions. Thank you!