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Canonized 9 years after his death

Nine years ago today Pope John Paul II died, with a reputation for sanctity, at 21:37 in the papal apartment. Shortly before, in the same room, at 20:00, Msgr. Stanislaw Dziwisz had celebrated the Mass of the following day, Divine Mercy Sunday. On this anniversary [...]
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Prayer for the intercession of Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II was declared “Venerable” by Pope Benedict XVI on December 19, 2009, and was beatified in St Peter’s Square before a large crowd of the faithful on May 1, 2011. Just a few months from now, April 27, 2014, Pope Francis will canonize [...]
Tags: Canonization, Pope John Paul II, Prayer, Pope Benedict XVI, Beatification
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Everyday Holiness: The Life of Fr. Joseph Muzquiz

The 55 minute film Everyday Holiness: The Life of Father Joseph Muzquiz is produced by Emmy Award-winning John Paulson. The film will premier in Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York, New Jersey and Washington, DC in the next few weeks. Father Muzquiz is the priest who began [...]
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Trailer of the documentary of Dora del Hoyo

Dora del Hoyo was born in Boca de Huergano, Leon, Spain in 1914 and died in Rome in 2004. In 2012 the Cause for her Canonization was begun. Dora always sought after happiness, the deepest happiness that one can find: the happiness of serving [...]
Tags: Canonization, Faith, happiness, Dora del Hoyo
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St. Josemaria Day Care Center

Mian Añover and her husband started a social project for children and mothers in San Pedro, Laguna (Philippines) after attending the canonization of St. Josemaria in Rome in October 2002.
Tags: Canonization, Philippines, Josemaria Escriva
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Homily of John Paul II in the Canonization of St Josemaria Escrivá de Balaguer

1. "All who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God" (Rom 8,14). These words of the Apostle Paul, which we have just heard, help us understand better the significant message of today's canonization of Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer. With docility he [...]
Tags: Apostolate, Canonization, Pope John Paul II, Prayer, Interior life, Vocation
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Canonization of St Josemaria Escriva, Opus Dei founder, with extracts from Blessed Pope John Paul II’s homily

Canonization of St Josemaria Escriva, Opus Dei founder, with extracts from Blessed Pope John Paul II’s homily
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Pope Francis announces canonization date of John Paul II and John XXIII

(romereports.com). Pope Francis has announced that he will canonize both John Paul II and John XXIII, on April 27th, 2014. The date is quite symbolic. It coincides with the Feast Day of Divine Mercy, which has a strong connection to John Paul II. The Polish [...]
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Don Flavio Capucci, Postulator of the cause of canonization of St Josemaria, dies in Rome

Flavio Capucci was born in Romano Brianza, Como, Italy, on February 19, 1946. When he was still a boy, his family moved to Naples. He first met Opus Dei through some school friends, and later on, in 1964, asked to be admitted to it as [...]
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What drives development is a Christian heart

The Christian heart and social development. Reflections on St Josemaria's teachings. A paper given by Bishop Javier Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei, for the Study Day in commemoration of Harambee’s tenth anniversary, October 5, 2012. Dear friends of Harambee-Africa, The tenth anniversary of your association leads us directly [...]
Tags: Canonization, Charity, Javier Echevarria, Opus Dei prelate, Harambee, October 6