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Escobar - no, Escriva!

The Italian writer Emanuele Cazzolla describes his visit to the church of Church of Our Lady of Peace in Rome, which houses the mortal remains of St Josemaria. The description comes in his book Il vecchio devoto o altri 11 racconti brevi. It was the first [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Our Lady of Peace, Josemaria Escriva

Saint Josemaria in Madrid

It is now 40 years since Saint Josemaria's visit to Madrid during his catechetical trip in Spain and Portugal, in 1972. In Madrid he revisited the places where he had begun Opus Dei's apostolate in the 1930s. During the catechetical trip that St Josemaria made to [...]
Tags: Madrid, Opus Dei, Catechetical trips

Opus Dei makes the Gospel come alive

“With Opus Dei, my religion has become concrete and immediate” Know how St. Josemaria Escriva and his Opus Dei helped turn one Filipino priest’s faith of the gospel and Christ alive everyday in an interview online between journalist Ronald Reyes and Opus Dei priest and [...]
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Ordinary people

By Jemy Gatdula, published in Business world on line TO BORROW from Scott Hahn, it was the moment I "got" Opus Dei: it was while watching a video of its founder St. Josemaria Escriva in the middle of a question-and-answer session before a large audience. A [...]
Tags: Family and work, Opus Dei

Readers write us from Dubai

Dubai, 9th June 2012 We are so happy and feel so blessed to have celebrated the Feast Day of Saint Josemaria here in Dubai! We realize just how many people are praying for this country when we saw the turn out of attendees in the recollection [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, June 26, Holy Mass

Sixth volume of Studia et Documenta published

Sixth volume of Studia et Documenta published New historical studies on Opus Dei and its founder Over 100 articles published For the sixth year running the St Josemaria Historical Institute in Rome has brought out its regular contribution to the historiography of Opus Dei and its founder. [...]
Tags: culture, History, Opus Dei, University

A doctor, a priest

A medical doctor asks St. Josemaria how not to act out of routine at work. The answer is to have a "priestly soul", to try to get his patients closer to God. - Father, I'm a doctor - Good. - Like the wonderful Chinese one you [...]
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Is Holiness for Everyone?

Holiness for Everyone is a guidebook which gives practical advice on how anyone can become a saint. "Since I am not a saint, however, I cannot write such a guidebook on my own, so I instead use the teachings of an actual saint – St. [...]
Tags: books, Opus Dei, Holiness

2012 Holds Multiple Anniversaries for Opus Dei

By JIM GRAVES, published by National Catholic Register The beginning of each of the past three decades has brought about a significant event for Opus Dei, whose mission is to promote holiness among laypeople as they go about their daily work. In 1982, Pope John Paul II [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Opus Dei prelate, Opus Dei prelature, US, Opus Dei members

St Josemaria and parents

Msgr Jaime Fuentes was born in Montevideo, took a degree in journalism, and did a doctorate in theology. He moved to Rome in 1967 where he worked with St Josemaria. He is the Bishop of Minas, Uruguay. Although you may not think so, we actually owe [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Vocation, family, Father