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10 Questions About Marriage

St Josemaria answers ten questions about love, marriage, engagement, faithfulness, raising children, and more. What is the basis of family unity? What about married couples who can’t have children?

Interview

My Home is My New Catwalk

Neysha, from Puerto Rico, is a professional model. She says, “My home is my new catwalk, and I try to look more elegant than ever, for love of my husband and children.”

Aug 4: Feast day of St John Mary Vianney, the Curé d’Ars

The Founder of Opus Dei in Ars

St Josemaria always had recourse to the intercession of the Curé of Ars, who is the patron of secular clergy, with great faith. His first journey to the town of Ars, to see the place where St John Marie Vianney worked as a priest and to pray at his tomb, was in 1953.

Multimedia

St. Josemaria Talks About Torreciudad

Video. 2015 marks the 40th anniversay of the inauguation of the Shrine at Torreciudad, which opened in July 1975. In 1972, St. Josemaria spoke about the construction of this Marian shrine, during a large get-together in Barcelona.

Articles and studies

Christian Parents

St Josemaría learned the first lessons of Christian life, of joyful service to others, in his life with his parents: José Escriva and Dolores Albas.

Talking to God

You are God’s and God is Yours

Divine filiation is at the foundation of St. Josemaria's teachings. We offer some texts to meditate on God's love for each person.
"I do not know how it strikes you…, but I feel I must tell you how moved I am whenever I read the words of the prophet Isaiah: I have called you, you are mine! It is enough to make one go mad with Love!"

Accounts

London, August 1958: You can’t, but I can!

The founder of Opus Dei first visited London in 1958. He stayed from the beginning of August to the middle of September. He returned in each of the following years until 1962. In 1958, he arrived on August 4 and the following day wrote on the back of a holy picture, Sancta Maria, Sedes Sapientiae, filios tuos adiuva (Holy Mary, Seat of Wisdom, help your children); Oxford, Cambridge, 5-VIII-58.

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

Poland

I Found the Prayer-card on the Internet

I want to share the favor I received from Saint Josemaria. On the internet, I found his prayer-card, and I began praying for my husband to get a better job than the one he had.

Japan

A Job in the University

I am Peruvian, and I would like to thank St Josemaria for the graces that he always obtains for me. On this occasion he helped me get a job.

Poland

The Novena for Work

I found the Novena for Work and decided to pray it fervently to get a different job. I now have my new job, where I can develop my potential better, and I am very happy. I continue praying to St. Josemaria to help me do my work well.