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The same cooking-pot

One recipe for everyone St Josemaria used to explain that he had “just one cooking-pot for everyone”, and the recipe was the search for holiness amidst everyday occupations. From that one cooking-pot comes nourishment for everyone: fathers, mothers, engineers, lawyers, workmen, and also priests… As Father [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Priesthood, Holiness, Vocation, Argentina

To fight for love

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 for times of crisis

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

Feast Day of Saint Josemaria in Calgary (Canada) – Christ is your Model

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

How can we sanctify our work and sanctify ourselves through our work?

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

Did Josemaria have the vision of Opus Dei just like it comes in the movie?

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

What does it mean to pray?

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

Movie Inspires Forgiveness Movement

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

How to live Holiness according to John Paul II

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

Film Portrays Josemaría Escrivá as New Kind of Hero

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