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JAN
28

You See Me, You Hear Me

“What an amazing and consoling statement—to think that the infinite God, who made all things and sustains all things, deeply desires that we speak with him and be united to him. He does not want us to lead a lonely life, isolated from his goodness and his love. He wants to communicate with us, and us with him. Yet how many people today really know this, or have seriously thought about it?”, writes Fr. Michael Giesler in the Preface to his book. Tags: Children, Prayer, Ordinary life, family, St Josemaria Institute
JAN
22

New resources for prayer

Audio. The St. Josemaria Institute Podcast is a new resource offering meditations, inspirational reflections, and readings to help you grow closer to God through the liturgical seasons, feast days, devotions, lives of the saints, and the events of everyday life, following St. Josemaria's teachings. Tags: Audio, St Josemaria Institute
JAN
12

Francis and Benedict: Continuity or Rupture?

Msgr. Mariano Fazio, the new Vicar General of Opus Dei talks about the dictatorship of relativism and the culture of waste, both pointed out by Pope Benedict and Pope Francis, respectively. Tags: Church, Unity, Pope Benedict XVI, Pope Francis
DEC
31

Ten most viewed articles in 2014

Read the most popular news and articles on www.josemariaescriva.info. Tags: Josemaria Escriva, Internet
DEC
12

The Prelate of Opus Dei has a new Auxiliary Vicar, Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz

The Prelate of Opus Dei has a new Auxiliary Vicar, Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz, and a new Vicar General, Msgr. Mariano Fazio. Tags: Opus Dei prelate
DEC
9

Christmas cards of St Josemaria

Here are some downloadable Christmas cards with photographs of St Josemaria, taken during Christmases 1968 and 1969. Tags: Christmas
DEC
3

Saxum, a peace project

Inspired by Saint Josemaria Escriva and Blessed Alvaro del Portillo, Saxum will help pilgrims to the Holy Land to enter into the life of Christ so that "we can close our eyes and contemplate his life, watching it like a movie". Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Conversion, Gospel, Holy Land, In the footprints of our Faith
DEC
3

Jumala Sôbrad

Jumala Sôbrad is the title of the book Friends of God in Estonian. The first edition of the Estonian translation, published by BHK, is now on sale.Friends of God, a collection of homilies, was the first posthumously published book by St Josemaria, and appeared in 1977. Tags: books, Friends of God, Homily, Josemaria Escriva
NOV
13

Laura Busca, a wife on the path to holiness

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. Tags: Marriage, Holiness, Love, family
OCT
20

Prayer to St. John Paul II

On October 22, the Church celebrates St. John Paul II`s feast. Download the prayer-card to request favors through his intercession. Tags: Church, Pope John Paul II
OCT
20

"Let us ask Paul VI for all the families in the world"

"I go to the new Blessed asking him to infuse in all Catholics this same affection, both human and filled with faith, for the Vicar of Christ, now Pope Francis," says the Prelate of Opus Dei in a brief statement for the beatification of Paul VI. Tags: Gratitude, Church, Javier Echevarria, Pope, Vatican II, family, Pope Paul VI
OCT
9

Novena for the family to St Josemaria

On Sunday, Pope Francis asked the pilgrims not to forget to pray in the upcoming days for the Synod on the Family. The Novena for Families to St Josemaria can help to follow the Pope's invitation and pray for all families around the world. Tags: Marriage, family, novena
SEP
28

Contemplating Don Alvaro's holy life, we discover our Lord’s guiding hand

The multitude of people these days, the millions of people throughout the world, and so many who await us in heaven, bear witness to the fruitfulness of Don Alvaro’s life, said Bishop Javier Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei in Mass of thanksgiving for the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Church, Javier Echevarria, family, Beatification, Homily
SEP
28

Pope Francis: Blessed Alvaro loved and served the Church with a heart devoid of any worldly interest

The beatification of Alvaro del Portillo, the first successor of St. Josemaria as head of Opus Dei, took place this morning before a massive crowd, in a ceremony presided over by the delegate of Pope Francis, Cardinal Angelo Amato. Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Humility, Church, Sacraments, Holiness, Beatification
SEP
28

September 27: Pope Francis’ letter

Pope Francis’ letter to Msgr. Javier Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei, on the occasion of the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo. Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Beatification