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MAY
19

Bishop Romero was a Man of God

Msgr. Joaquin Alonso recalls a meeting in Rome in 1974 between Archbishop Oscar Romero and Saint Josemaria, which gave him the opportunity to get to know the future Blessed quite well. Tags: Faith, Church, Pope Paul VI, Josemaria Escriva, El Salvador, Oscar Romero
MAY
11

The Entire Church Rejoices with your Priestly Ordination

On May 9, in Rome, Bishop Javier Echevarría conferred priestly ordination on 32 faithful of the prelature of Opus Dei. The ceremony took place in the basilica of San Eugenio. The new priests come from 14 countries. Tags: Love of God, Church, Opus Dei prelate, Priesthood, Sacraments, Vocation, Josemaria Escriva, Opus Dei members
MAY
11

Pope Francis pays tribute to mothers

Video. (Rome Reports). Despite high temperatures, thousands of pilgrims stood in the sun to pray the Regina Coeli with Pope Francis. The Pope discussed the Last Supper and the love that Jesus Christ has taught Christians. Tags: Love of God, Pope Francis
MAY
6

Bring Everywhere the Atmosphere of Nazareth

Bishop Javier Echevarría advises, in his monthly letter, that we "have recourse to prayer, to mend even the smallest fissure among the members in our family." Tags: Prayer, Opus Dei prelate, Holy Family, Our Lady, family
MAY
4

Blessed Alvaro, a Key Figure in the History of Opus Dei

The theme of the monographic study section of Volume 9 of the journal Studia et Documenta is Msgr. Alvaro del Portillo, beatified on September 27, 2014 - the centenary year of his birth. Four articles, preceded by an Introduction, analyze several aspects of the life of St. Josemaría's first successor at the helm of Opus Dei. Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Study, Pope John Paul II, Opus Dei, St Josemaria Historical Institute
MAY
4

Future Priests of Opus Dei

Video. Jeff, from the United States, Juan Carlos, from Ecuador; Paulo, from Brasil; José Enrique, from Spain; Javier, from Chile, and James, from Kenya, explain what they think about the service of God that they're going to provide as priests once they are ordained on May 9th. Tags: Church, Priesthood, Homily
APR
29

"Read the Pope's encouraging words on the family"

From an interview with the Prelate of Opus Dei published in "Paraula" on the Synod on the Family, challenges facing families today and the current state of the priesthood. Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Church, Opus Dei prelate, Priesthood, Our Lady, family, Pope Francis
APR
21

Novena for a Happy and Faithful Marriage

A publication from the St. Josemaria Institute, based on Saint Josemaria's writings is available in pdf and printed format. Intended for both married and engaged couples, it presents the sacrament of marriage as a "true path to holiness, an image of Christ's spousal love for his Church." Tags: Marriage, Holiness, family, engagement
APR
14

"The Way of the Cross" in Vietnamese

The 3rd book by Saint Josemaria translated into Vietnamese, it was published in Ho Chi Minh City just in time for Holy Week 2015. Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, books, The Way of the Cross, Josemaria Escriva
APR
4

Incontro Romano Celebrates
25th Anniversary at Eataly

This past Tuesday (31 March 2015), the Incontro Romano celebrated it's 25th international Congress at Rome's Eataly on the theme of "The Power of Service: Empathy and Teamwork". Tags: Youth, Service, Holy Week , Administration
MAR
18

Go to Joseph

"Who could be a better teacher for us than St Joseph? If you want my advice, which I have never tired of repeating these many years: Go to Joseph. He will show us definite ways, both human and divine, to approach Jesus." This page offers links to articles and collections of quotations from this website about St. Joseph. Tags: Family and work, Church, Pope, St Joseph, Work, Father
MAR
11

24 Hours for the Lord

In his 2015 Lenten Message, Pope Francis asks the faithful to take part in the "24 Hours for the Lord" initiative, on 13-14 March, in order to place the Sacrament of Reconciliation at the center of the Church's mission for the new evangelization. Tags: Love of God, Charity, Sacrament of Reconciliation, Jesus Christ, Prayer, Following Christ, Lent, Penance, Forgiveness, mercy
MAR
10

Short Guide for Confession Application

St Josemaria Institute has developed short Guide for Confession App (ConfessGuide) to help prepare and make a good confession. 

 The Short Guide for Confession provides clear instructions about what to do before, during, and after Confession. It also includes a concise Examination of Conscience, the Act of Contrition, and the Rite of Reconciliation. Tags: Repentance, Sacrament of Reconciliation, Contrition, Sacraments, Love, Forgiveness, Josemaria Escriva, Pope Francis
FEB
26

On Faith and Reason

Audio. In this new talk on the St. Josemaria Institute Podcast, On Faith and Reason, Rev. Peter Armenio stresses the urgency with which today’s burning issues (marriage, children, life, evolution, suffering, death, etc.) require not only an appeal to supernatural authority but also to science and nature. Tags: Faith, Audio, St Josemaria Institute
FEB
24

Harambee launches video contest to show what's right with Africa

Overcoming stereotypes. Showing a dynamic and rarely publicized side of Africa. This is the goal of the Harambee video contest for professionals and students. Tags: Education, development, Communication, Harambee, Africa