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On August 5, 1958, St Josemaria celebrated Mass in Great Britain for the first time. He had arrived at Dover the day before, and, as was his custom, as soon as he disembarked he had said three Hail Marys, concluding with the aspiration “Sancta Maria, [...]
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"Jesus can't say no to his Mother", says Mgr Alvaro del Portillo, first successor of St. Josemaria Escrivá, in this meeting at Boston in 1988.
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During and after high school, I didn’t actually have much faith in anything. My grandparents always invited my mother, brother, sisters, cousins, aunts and uncles over for a family night of dinner and every Friday.
My grandmother was seriously ill at the time and was [...]
Tags: Holy Spirit, Holy Rosary, Our Lady, family, There be Dragons
"Our Lady of Peace" is a place of prayer, housing the mortal remains of Saint Josemaría Escrivá. Millions of people throughout the world turn to Saint Josemaría's intercession to gain graces of every kind from God. Many come to the Church of the Prelature to [...]
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While many people were off, celebrating the New Year at home with their families, Pope Francis was hard at work. He ushered in the New Year with several ceremonies at the Vatican.
The celebrations kicked off on the last day of 2013 with the Vespers of [...]
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"My advice is that, in your prayer, you actually take part in the different scenes of the Gospel, as one more among the people present. First of all, imagine the scene or mystery you have chosen to help you recollect your thoughts and meditate. Next [...]
Tags: Contemplation, Prayer, Holy Family, St Joseph, Our Lady, writings of the founder of Opus Dei, Download
(Rome Reports)Pope Francis talked about the Final Judgment during Wednesday's General Audience, as he continued his series on the Creed. "In particular, I am speaking about the Final Judgment, but do not be afraid!” He explained that people should not fear the Final Judgment, but [...]
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(Rome Reports) Musical hymns and throngs of people welcomed Pope Francis to his first papal visit to pay homage to the Immaculate Conception in Rome's Spanish Steps.
Almost immediately the personable Pope began greeting people. As he walked, an elderly woman threw Pope Francis a white [...]
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Many thousands of Romans, pilgrims and tourists lined the streets of Rome and cheered enthusiastically as Pope Francis drove to Rome’s Spanish Steps where he prayed before the statue of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, interceding for the city’s inhabitants and the world’s citizens, [...]
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A new download offers a selection of passages from St Josemaria’s writings, arranged in nine sections, for the nine days leading up to the feast of the Immaculate Conception of our Lady on December 8. Each day ends with a short prayer addressed by St [...]
Tags: Our Lady, novena, Josemaria Escriva