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
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
An insight into the making of the floral carpet. Bessie Briones, from the Philippines, shares her experiences and simple adventures that she and other people who worked with her, have gone through. It all started with the desire of a man from Ecuador who wanted [...]
Tags: Canonization, October 6
Canonizations have always been a real feast for the Church. The people who attend canonization ceremonies are filled with joy, and it shows in their happy faces, exchanges of hugs and greetings, and their songs. As theologian José Luis Illanes says, “Every canonization begins from [...]
Tags: Canonization, Church, Pope John Paul II, Places in Rome
At the end of this solemn liturgical celebration, I wish to greet cordially all the pilgrims who have come from every part of the world. I direct a special greeting to the government delegation, numerous personalities and pilgrims from Italy, where the new Saint worked [...]
Tags: Canonization, Pope John Paul II, Our Lady
The following pages offer some reflections on the echo awakened in public opinion by the canonization of the founder of Opus Dei, as reflected in the media. Some studies have already been published (1), generally in the form of surveys of the press in a [...]
Tags: Canonization, culture
- Card. Christoph Schönborn, Archbishop of Vienna (Vienna Cathedral, January 9, 2002)
“God has given man the power to shape reality. Blessed Josemaria took this fundamental message to task: work, understood not only as a means of self-fulfillment, but also of sanctity”.
Tags: Canonization, Church, Holiness
Homily by H. E. the Msgr. Sigitas Tamkevicius for participants from Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia and Finland. Saint Brigid’s Church. Rome, October 8, 2002
Sigito Tamkevičiaus SJ, Kauno arkivyskupo metropolito,
Padėkos Mišių už šv. Josemaría Escrivá kanonizaciją pamokslas,
2002 m. spalio mėn. 8 d., Romoje šv. Brigitos [...]
Pope John Paul II referred to St Josemaria as the patron saint of ordinary life in the audience he had with the faithful who had come to Rome for the canonization of the founder of Opus Dei. “St Josemaria,” announced the Pope, “was chosen by [...]
Tags: Canonization, Pope John Paul II, Opus Dei, Holiness