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The Blessed Virgin, Cause of Our Joy

A homily given by St Josemaria on the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, on August 15, 1961. Published in Christ is passing by. Download pdf. “Today, in union with the whole Church, we celebrate the triumph of the Mother, Daughter and Spouse of God. And [...]
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Marriage: a Christian Vocation

Download pdf of the homily "Marriage: a christian vocation", given by St Josemaria in Christmas 1970. "For a Christian marriage is not just a social institution, much less a mere remedy for human weakness. It is a real supernatural calling. A great sacrament, in Christ and [...]
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Future Priests of Opus Dei

Video. Jeff, from the United States, Juan Carlos, from Ecuador; Paulo, from Brasil; José Enrique, from Spain; Javier, from Chile, and James, from Kenya, explain what they think about the service of God that they're going to provide as priests once they are ordained [...]
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Jumala Sôbrad

Jumala Sôbrad is the title of the book Friends of God in Estonian. The first edition of the Estonian translation, published by BHK, is now on sale. Friends of God, a collection of homilies, was the first posthumously published book by St Josemaria, and appeared in [...]
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Contemplating Don Alvaro's holy life, we discover our Lord’s guiding hand

“This is my commandment: love one another as I have loved you”: “ut diligátis ínvicem, sicut diléxi vos” (Jn 15:12). Dear brothers and sisters, these words of the Gospel echo today in my heart with new joy at the thought that the mass of people gathered [...]
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The Great Unknown

A downloadable audio version of St Josemaria’s homily “The Great Unknown”, given on Pentecost Sunday, May 25, 1969 and published in in the book Christ is passing by. Having just read in the Acts of the Apostles about Pentecost, the day when the Holy Spirit came [...]
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The Ascension of our Lord

Available in mp3 format: a homily by St Josemaria given on The Ascension, May 19, 1966 and published in Christ is passing by. Once more the liturgy reminds us of the final moment in Jesus' life among men, his ascension into heaven. Many things [...]
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The Strength of Love

A downloadable audio version of St Josemaria’s homily “The Strength of Love”, published in the book Friends of God. Let us now consider the Master and his disciples gathered together in the intimacy of the Upper Room. The time of his Passion is drawing close and [...]
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Towards Holiness

Audio in English of the homily: "Towards Holiness", given by St Josemaria on November 26, 1967. Published in Friends of God. Download pdf. We are deeply moved, and our hearts profoundly shaken, when we listen attentively to that cry of St Paul: 'This is God's will for [...]
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The Eucharist, mystery of faith and love

Download "he Eucharist, mystery of faith and love", the homily given by St Josemaria Escriva for Holy Thursday from the book Christ is Passing By in pdf format. "Now before the feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart [...]
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