Msgr Jaime Fuentes was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, studied journalism at the University of Navarra, and obtained a doctorate in theology at the same university. In 1967, when he was very young, he moved to Rome, where he lived in the same house as St [...]
Tags: Love of God, Ascetical struggle, Holiness, Josemaria Escriva
A secret, an open secret: these world crises are crises of saints.
God wants a handful of men 'of his own' in every human activity. And then... 'pax Christi in regno Christi — the peace of Christ in the kingdom of Christ'.
The Way, 301
What is needed [...]
Tags: Optimism, Holiness, difficulties
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Rev. David Sands together with Rev. Wilbert Chin Jon celebrated the Holy Mass in honor of St. Josemaria Escriva on June 25 at St. Bonaventure Church.
During his homily, Fr. Sands shared with the faithful his thoughts, feelings and experiences he has during the [...]
Tags: Holiness, Ordinary life, June 26, Father, Canada
All I’ve done is act as loudspeaker for our Lord... Scripture says, “he chose us (...) before the foundation of the world that we should be holy (...) in his presence”
Tags: Grace, Holiness, Work
It was substantially the same, according to the account left by St Josemaria. It happened on October 2, 1928, while he was doing a spiritual retreat.
There, alone in his room, he saw what God wanted of him, and Opus Dei was born as a [...]
Tags: Work, October 2, 1928, Holiness, Founding of Opus Dei
Angela learned from St Josemaria that prayer is making friends with Christ, and holiness is not a theoretical ideal but something to work towards every day.
Tags: Friendship, Jesus Christ, Prayer, Holiness
Joaquín Navarro-Valls Discusses "There Be Dragons"
By Jesús Colina
zenit.org -. The movie "There Be Dragons," set for release in the U.S. this Friday, has set off a "reaction of many people who feel moved to forgive," says Joaquín Navarro-Valls.
Navarro-Valls, known as the long-time Vatican spokesman from [...]
Tags: Understanding, Holiness, Forgiveness, Film, There be Dragons
Romereports.com“Holiness is to raise one's eyes to the summits. It is intimacy with God the Father who is in Heaven. In this intimacy, each one of us is aware of our nature, with all its limitations and difficulties.”
Tags: Pope John Paul II, Holiness
Forgiveness at the Heart of "There Be Dragons"
By Elizabeth Lev. Zenit.org
In the Middle Ages, mapmakers, faced with uncharted areas, labeled the unexplored lands "hic sunt dragones" -- here be dragons. While satellite tracking may have removed the geographical unknown, there are still many mysterious paths [...]
Tags: Holiness, Film, There be Dragons
Josemaria and his first followers remind me of the conquistadors. They were young; they were enthusiastic, fresh, tireless, and enamored of spiritual adventure. Eager for a voyage of discovery, they gathered around a leader they called simply "the Father". There would be dangers in the [...]
Tags: Jesus Christ, Early Christians, Holiness, Josemaria Escriva