Home Tags
Tags: Joy

Pope visits Venice

Romereports.com. During the pope's two day trip to northern Italy he stopped in the towns of Venice and Aquileia. During Sunday's Mass and the Regina Coeli, Benedict XVI spoke about the challenges of the evangelization. Benedict XVI: “A traditionally Catholic people can also negatively sense [...]
Tags: Joy, Suffering, Faith, Evangelization

It's about how you live your life

So I'm Nic and I'm a producer. I'm also an expert in media and communications. And I had the great privilege of not only meeting but working with Opus Dei around the time of the Da Vinci Code release. Part of Opus Dei's message and the [...]
Tags: Joy, Faith, Opus Dei, Work, Ordinary life

My illness? An opportunity to come closer to God

I met Opus Dei while I was studying to be a nurse. I have always felt attracted by the serenity that comes of Christian living and the message of St Josemaria, which I could see in the people of Opus Dei. But now I [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Joy, Cooperators of Opus Dei, Sickness

A different kind of happiness

Shortly after getting married I was diagnosed with cancer of the cervix. I had an operation and other treatment, and came through it. I have to say it was due to my husband’s love, and to a priest qualified in medicine who advised me to [...]
Tags: Abandonment to God, Gratitude, Joy, Suffering, Sickness, Generosity, family
Photo gallery

Merry Christmas

God is here. This truth should fill our lives, and every Christmas should be for us a new and special meeting with God, when we allow his light and grace to enter deep into our soul.
Tags: Joy, Humility, Holy Family, Christmas

The pope encourages people to spread the joy of Easter

The pope Benedict XVI explained how the Church celebrates the mystery of the Resurrection: “The resurrection is the greatest of God’s mighty acts in history; mysterious beyond all imagining, it is also a real event attested by trustworthy witnesses who in turn became messengers of [...]
Tags: Joy, Jesus Christ, Pope Benedict XVI, Easter

The Epiphany of our Lord

Download the homily: "The Epiphany of our Lord" in pdf format. A homily given by Saint Josemaría Escrivá on 6 January 1956, feast of the Epiphany (Matthew 2, 1-5.7-11) When Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of King Herod, behold, magi from the [...]
Tags: Joy, Jesus Christ, Christmas

Alison Birkett, England

Alison Birkett describes St Josemaria as she remembers him from the time she spent in Rome in the 1970s
Tags: Joy, Sacrament of Reconciliation, Hope, Fortitude, Father

Sadness is an ally of the enemy

My name is Vesna Ostoic and I’m from Chile, in South America. I am married with three children: Camila (9), Barbara (7) and Trini (4). My husband’s name is Milton, and he works for a mining company. In January 2007, because of his job, we [...]
Tags: Joy, Apostolate

Msgr Clavell's testimony

Msgr Lluis Clavell, president of the Pontifical Academy of St Thomas Aquinas, recalls St Josemaria whom he met in 1970.
Tags: Joy, cheerfulness