November 13, 2013 (Romereports.com) The cold weather has made its way to Rome. So, as the Pope blessed children out in St. Peter's Square, he made sure they were kept nice and warm, with gestures like this one. During his catechesis, the Pope was moved [...]
Tags: Baptism, Children, Sacraments, Philippines, Year of Faith, Pope Francis
Interview with Raquel Taveira-Marques
“When I came from Portugal to do research at University College London for my PhD in Neurobiology and Neuroscience, I soon fell in love with London, and also -something I didn’t [...]
Tags: Baptism, Conversion, Faith, UK
Easter is the feast of the new creation. Jesus is risen and dies no more. He has opened the door to a new life, one that no longer knows illness and death. He has taken mankind up into God himself. “Flesh [...]
Tags: Apostolate, Baptism, Faith, Pope Benedict XVI
Zhonghua Wang is from Beijing and studies in Germany. She tells how she comes to be baptized by Pope Benedict XVI in Rome, during the Easter Vigil, 2011..
I am Zhonghua Wang from Beijing, China. I’m currently studying in Germany. I met the Catholic faith through [...]
Tags: Baptism, Prayer, difficulties
Wei Zhang talks about how St Josemaria’s message is a path for many people to find God while living in society, by trying to be better every day.
My name’s Wei Zhang, I come from Beijing in China, and I’m studying History of Art in Germany, [...]
Tags: Baptism, Opus Dei, Ordinary life
On January 13, 1902, everyone in St Josemaria’s house got up early and put on their best clothes. The little family was going to gather at the baptismal font in Barbastro Cathedral that morning.
His godparents arrived very early to take the baby, who was [...]
Tags: Barbastro, Baptism
In north-west Thailand, on the border with Myanmar, in the mountains where the Karen tribes live, there is now a chapel dedicated to Our Lady and Saint Josemaría.
The following is a letter from Father Alain, who inaugurated the Chapel of Our Lady and Saint Josemaría, [...]
Tags: Baptism, Charity, Solidarity, Church of St Josemaria
Then Jesus came from Galilee to John, at the Jordan, to be baptized by him. And John was for hindering him, and said, “It is I who ought to be baptized by thee, and dost thou come to me?” But Jesus answered and said to [...]
Tags: Baptism, Holy Rosary
I was baptized at Christmas 1964. A little time later, through a friend, my mother-in-law and I met the Work. As someone recently baptized and just beginning my married life, I found Saint Josemaria’s teachings immensely valuable and received them with gratitude: everything was new [...]
Tags: Baptism, Formation