This week I was taken into hospital for an emergency appendix operation. It was about six in the morning, and everything was silent in the A and E department of the private hospital in Madrid. The silence was broken by the desperate shouts of a [...]
Tags: Suffering, prayer-card, sick
It was 16 years ago when I went on my knees praying to have changes in my life. Then one day I came across the prayer-card of St. Josemaria. I decided to give it a trial, but it has turned my life around completely. I [...]
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Every day I thank God and St Josemaria that I am alive
When I was four I lost my mother. I was left alone with my father and older sister. My father married again and had seven more children. When I was sixteen a [...]
Tags: Prayer, Devotion, prayer-card, novena
The village of El Espinal, Peru, in the Motupe district, Lambayeque region, was experiencing a severe drought which threatened to destroy the local economy and the livelihood of the inhabitants, who live by growing crops and raising livestock.
The people of El Espinal have very little [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Devotion, prayer-card, Pictures and statues of St Josemaria Escriva
Chinese is spoken by nearly 1400 million people worldwide. Now the prayer-card of St Josemaria is available in Chinese. It is also available on this website in pdf format in Thai, Vietnamese, Arab, Bulgarian and Armenian, and other languages.
“When the Lord calls me and [...]
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With the consent of the people who wrote them, we reproduce accounts of favours obtained through Saint Josemaría's intercession, and messages of gratitude for having learned about his holy life and teachings.
If you wish to write your own account of help received etc., click [...]
Tags: Suffering, Sickness, Work, Devotion, prayer-card, family, novena
I was born in Ethiopia and have lived in Quebec since 1985. I’m the youngest daughter of a large family of 18 children.
When my brothers and sisters and I had to escape from Ethiopia because of the war, my grandmother sewed a prayer-card of Msgr [...]
«When God calls me and takes me to heaven, from there I’ll be able to help you much more, and very effectively.»
From the day of his death on June 26, 1975, accounts of favors from all over the world attributed to the intercession of [...]
Tags: Heaven, Holiness, prayer-card
I am a doctor in a private hospital in Nairobi. I am married and have four children, aged twenty-four, twenty-three, twenty, and eleven and a half.
I was born and brought up in a rural setting in Machakos District in Kenya. My father had a low-grade [...]
Tags: Family and work, Divine sonship, Supernatural outlook, prayer-card
Yes. The text is as follows:
O God, through the mediation of Mary our Mother, you granted your priest St. Josemaría countless graces, choosing him as a most faithful instrument to found Opus Dei, a way of sanctification in daily work and in the fulfillment of [...]
Tags: Prayer, prayer-card