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Blessed Alvaro del Portillo talking about Saint Josemaria

In 1992 Blessed Alvaro gave a long interview to Cesare Cavalleri, which was published in book form with the title Immersed in God. In it, the new Blessed, who had lived with St Josemaria for more than forty years, told many personal memories. The following are [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Love of God, Generosity, Ordinary life, The Will of God, Josemaria Escriva, calling
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A Life of Prayer

A downloadable audio and pdf version of St Josemaria’s homily “Life of Prayer”, published in the book Friends of God. Download pdf Whenever we feel in our hearts a desire to improve, a desire to respond more generously to Our Lord, and we look for something [...]
Tags: Contemplation, Ascetical struggle, Ordinary life, Friends of God, mp3, Audio
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I'm called to be a saint

Video. In this clip from Passionately Loving the World, Chris Blunt talks about the profound effect that St. Josemaria's teachings have had on his faith. "I am called to be a saint. And the way that I do that is through my ordinary work. [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Marriage, Holiness, Work, Ordinary life, Vocation, US
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Finding Christ in the Middle of the World

Finding Christ in the Middle of the World is an Australian video exploring the impact of St Josemaría’s message in Australia. The video is divided into seven short clips between 2-5 minutes in length featuring Australians from all backgrounds. These seven brief videos provide an insight [...]
Tags: Friendship, Love of God, Contemplation, Hope, Family and work, Faith, Divine sonship, Children, Freedom, Opus Dei, Service, Interior life, Ordinary life, Love, happiness, Forgiveness, Australia
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What St. Josemaría's The Way means to me

On days that go poorly, I know God is using The Way to point me in the right direction to improve tomorrow. St. Josemaría Escrivá's The Way has had a large positive impact on my life – so much so that I have made the book [...]
Tags: The Way, Prayer, Unity of life, Interior life, Ordinary life
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Prayer and Spirituality

Your ordinary contact with God takes place where your fellow men, your yearnings, your work and your affections are. There you have your daily encounter with Christ. It is in the midst of the most material things of the earth that we must sanctify ourselves, [...]
Tags: Love of God, Prayer, Presence of God, Ordinary life, Love
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An Introduction to Opus Dei

Video. Finding Christ in the middle of the world. Australian people tell how St Josemaria´s teachings help them to discover God in their ordinary life. "God is calling you to serve Him in and from the ordinary, material and secular activities of human life. He waits [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Holiness, Ordinary life
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Work is a way to holiness

Video. Bishop Alvaro del Portillo explains how the work helps us to be Christians all the time, not just at the weekend.
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Work, Ordinary life, Beatification
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Love and sacrifice

Following St Josemaria’s message. "We should love the Mass and make it the centre of our day. If we attend Mass well, surely we are likely to think about our Lord during the rest of the day, wanting to be always in his presence, ready [...]
Tags: Work, Ordinary life, Love
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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