We offer a downloadable pdf version of the Novena for the Family, the Novena for Work and the Novena for the Sick, to St. Josemaria, prepared in Canada.
These new versions, in an attractive new design, are based on the original texts by Fr. Francisco Faus, [...]
Tags: Sickness, Marriage, Prayer, Work, family
Following the advice of Saint Josemaria Escriva, Laura and her husband Eduardo strove to make their family a “bright and cheerful home.” Her life was marked by an extraordinary self-giving in caring for her husband and children, and for many other people, drawing strength from [...]
Tags: Marriage, Holiness, Love, family
Video. St Josemaría talks about quarrels as well as many other practical aspects of married life in the DVD “Take a chance on happiness”.
Tags: Marriage, Love, family, happiness
Video. A simple and clear example of marriage and family. Sophie, 41, is married with four children and lives in France. In this video-clip she talks about her family.
"Cedric and I were married in 1997. Eight months after our wedding he had a bicycle [...]
Tags: Faith, Fortitude, Children, Maturity, Marriage, Optimism, Love, family, difficulties
St Josemaría teaches that marriage is a Christian vocation to which many people are called, as shown in “Take a chance on happiness”.
Tags: Marriage, Holiness, Vocation, family, Ireland, UK
(VIS). At the end of the fifteenth and final general congregation, and after the votes had been cast, Pope Francis addressed the Synod Fathers, affirming that during these two weeks the participants in the Third Extraordinary General Assembly have truly experienced synodality, a path of [...]
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Video. (Rome Reports). Sunday was a busy day for Pope Francis. Right after presiding over the wedding ceremony of 20 couples in St. Peter's Basilica, he prayed the Angelus before thousands of pilgrims.
Although he didn't specifically mention ISIS, the Pope asked to pray for [...]
Tags: Marriage, Peace, Rome, Angelus, Pope Francis
“When a man and woman celebrate the Sacrament of Matrimony God as it were is ‘mirrored’ in them; he impresses in them his own features and the indelible character of his love.” Pope Francis, Audience, April 2, 2014.
1. What is marriage?
The vocation to marriage is [...]
Tags: Generosity, Children, Church, Marriage, Responsibility, Sacraments, Love, happiness
Video. St Josemaria told a gathering with young people that a Christian engagement is something God wants, because "How can people marry if they don't know one another?"
Tags: Youth, Marriage, happiness, engagement