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Inspired to Love

This documentary tells the story of St Josemaria, the “saint of the ordinary” and the founder of Opus Dei, and how his message has inspired people of all walks of life to find meaning in their everyday activities, seeing them as a way of serving [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Faith, Jesus Christ, Opus Dei, Vocation, June 26, Christians in the middle of the world

Pope recalls "inheritance" left by Virgin Mary at the general audience

Video. (Rome Reports). During the general audience on Wednesday, the Pope started a new cycle of catechesis on Jesus' miracles. The first was about the miracle in the wedding at Cana, when he turned water into wine. A gesture with a much deeper meaning than originally [...]
Tags: Faith, Jesus Christ, Our Lady, Love

Mercy and almsgiving

The Pope is holding some special audiences for the Year of Mercy. On April 9, he reminded us that “an essential aspect of mercy is almsgiving”. Below are added some passages from St Josemaria’s writings that may help pray about this subject. Condensed from Pope Francis’ [...]
Tags: Charity, Generosity, Jesus Christ, Poverty, Service, mercy

Pope Francis explains in the general audience why "we are confident" of God's forgiveness

Video. (Rome Reports). During the general audience, the Pope explained why Christ took mercy "to its fullest.” He said that His whole life, He put himself "in the line of sinners,” alongside them, in order to show his compassion for the human condition. Therefore, he stressed, [...]
Tags: Baptism, Sacrament of Reconciliation, Conversion, Gospel, Jesus Christ, God, Pope Francis, mercy

Pope's Urbi et Orbi blessing, "close to the victims of terrorism all over the world"

Video (Rome Reports). Thousands of people have come to St. Peter's to hear Pope Francis's Easter speech. As is customary every year, the Pope directed a speech addressing the realities of today's world issues. POPE FRANCIS "The Lord Jesus, our peace, by his resurrection triumphed over [...]
Tags: Suffering, Church, Jesus Christ, Peace, Easter, Pope Francis, mercy

Pope Francis: Do not fall in the temptation of blaming God for our misfortunes

During the Angelus, the Pope welcomed the ceasefire in Syria, and said he expected it to allow the arrival of humanitarian aid to the country and open the path of dialogue between the warring parties. He knows that the solution in Syria will alleviate the situation [...]
Tags: Gospel, Church, Jesus Christ, God, Rome, Angelus, Pope Francis

Pope at Angelus: Living with the Gospel in everyday life is the best way to meet Jesus

Video (Rome Reports). During his Sunday Angelus prayer, Pope Francis invited Christians to open the doors of their hearts to Jesus Christ. He later explained how to achieve it. POPE FRANCIS "Drawing near to the Gospel, meditating on it and incarnating it in daily life is the [...]
Tags: Gospel, Jesus Christ, Peace, Angelus

Pope Francis at general audience: The Church is the doorman, not the boss of God's home

Speaking before a general audience crowd a little smaller than usual, Pope Francis offered a comforting message. He has finished his catechesis on the family and on this occasion spoke about mercy, ahead of this year's upcoming Jubilee Year. The Pope said that everyone has something [...]
Tags: Jesus Christ, mercy

24 Hours for the Lord

In his 2015 Lenten Message, Pope Francis asks the faithful to take part in the "24 Hours for the Lord" initiative, on 13-14 March, in order to place the Sacrament of Reconciliation at the center of the Church's mission for the new evangelization. Pope Francis [...]
Tags: Love of God, Charity, Sacrament of Reconciliation, Jesus Christ, Prayer, Following Christ, Lent, Penance, Forgiveness, mercy

Happy Christmas with the family

Video. The prelate of Opus Dei, Bishop Javier Echevarria, sends a Christmas message encouraging us to spend these days striving to give ourselves to others, beginning with our own families. Then Christmas will be a family celebration with all mankind. “May each home be an extension [...]
Tags: Javier Echevarria, Jesus Christ, Opus Dei prelate, Holy Family, Love, family, happiness, Christmas