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Theological contributions of St. Josemaría, discussed in Rome

(Romereports.com) To become a saint a person doesn't need to be a theologian, although saints are the ones that know God best. Expanding on this topic, Links the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross organized a gathering to look into how saints have influenced theology. [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Ordinary life, Rome, Josemaria Escriva, Pope Francis

Pope Francis: St. Josemaria is a precursor of Vatican II

On the occasion of the International Symposium on "Saint Josemaria Escriva and Theological Thought," organized at the end of the Year of Faith by the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, an academic institution inspired by him, the Supreme Pontiff Pope Francis addresses his affectionate [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Spain, Josemaria Escriva, Pope Francis

Opus Dei is part of today's world

Enrique is a Chilean interior designer. He met St Josemaria, the founder of Opus Dei, in 1974 and here he talks about what struck him most: the love for freedom which is part of the message of Opus Dei, and "respect for others, especially their [...]
Tags: Freedom, Opus Dei, Josemaria Escriva, Chile

St Josemaria and the Archangels

On Thursday, October 6, 1932, while St Josemaria Escriva was praying in the chapel of Saint John of the Cross during his retreat at the Discalced Carmelite monastery in Segovia, he was for the first time inwardly moved to invoke the three archangels and the [...]
Tags: Angels, Apostolate, Opus Dei

God kept putting himself in my way until I was convinced

On July 26, 2011, I was flying to Poland, changing flights in Amsterdam. I was half-asleep, listening to music. A man was sitting on my right and a girl on my left who was upset about a problem with her luggage. The man said “Wow, [...]
Tags: Madrid, Opus Dei, God, There be Dragons

Secret of Opus Dei: Fall in Love with Jesus

This interview, by J.Q. Tomanek for Ignitum Today, was published on July 10 2013 and was also mentioned in the National Catholic Register on July 24, 2013. Ms. Elia Rivera is the Executive Director of the St. Josemaria Institute in Woodridge, IL which is [...]
Tags: Cooperators of Opus Dei, Jesus Christ, Opus Dei, Work, Ordinary life, Josemaria Escriva

St. Josemaria in Korea

A friend gave me a copy of The Way when I was in college. That was the very first book I read by St. Josemaria. It touched me deeply, and I wanted to read more. I learned many things from St. Josemaria’s writings: how to [...]
Tags: The Way, Faith, books, Opus Dei, Devotion, Josemaria Escriva

Beginning Again

Someone in Spain asked St Josemaria if God doesn't get tired of us committing the same faults.
Tags: Hope, Humility, Opus Dei, Video-clip, Josemaria Escriva, Video

50 Years of living the message of St. Josemaría in Australia

St Josemaría Conference is a half-day event marking 50 years that the message of St Josemaría has been lived in Australia. St Josemaría Conference will provide an opportunity for Australians to find out more about the Prelature of Opus Dei and the message of its founder, [...]
Tags: Church, Opus Dei, Australia

Top 12 from 2012

A book, a song, a prayer, a videoclip, an audioclip, a testimony, a favor… are among the 12 most-visited items on the St Josemaria website in 2012. 1 A videoclip If I pray when I don’t feel like it, is it really prayer? A Brazilian girls asks St Josemaria, [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Video-clip, mp3, Video, Audio