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“St Josemaria is a great communicator because you can tell he walks the talk”

Juan Martin Ezratty directed a series of documentaries showing St Josemaria in dialogue with Argentinians. “Impelled by his Words”, “Love for Freedom” and “Learning to Love” include original images of the St Josemaria, the Opus Dei founder, in Buenos Aires during his stay in Argentina [...]
Tags: Charity, Understanding, Unity of life, Communication

In the Media: A meeting with the Prelate of Opus Dei

September 19, New York Sun Exactly What Is a Religion Of Peace? BY ALICIA COLON When I received the invitation from Opus Dei's communications director to attend a meeting with Prelate Bishop Javier Echevarria, who was visiting from Rome, my first thought was: "Uh oh, they're trying [...]
Tags: Understanding, Peace, Opus Dei prelate

Advice to Married Couples

Recently, Pope Francis encouraged married couples to "never go to sleep without making peace in your family" (General Audience, May 13, 2015) . Following these teachings, we offer an extract from a Conversations with Msgr. Escriva about disagreements or fights in marriage. Apart from the difficulties [...]
Tags: Understanding, Marriage

The secret of married happiness

Children and family life When I think of Christian homes, I like to imagine them as being full of the light and joy that were in the home of the Holy Family. The message of Christmas is heard in all its forcefulness: “Glory to God in [...]
Tags: Understanding, Education, Family and work, Generosity, Children, Freedom, Marriage

The New Commandment

Now before the feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end (Jn 13:1). The reader of this verse [...]
Tags: Charity, Understanding, Service

Unite, understand, forgive

Josemaria Escriva calls us to be holy and exemplary. In contrast to some tendencies in Christianity, which were strong especially in the Middle Ages, Josemaria Escriva, who lived through civil war and saw people die with his own eyes – always called for peace. He [...]
Tags: Understanding, Peace, Unity

Jolly Good Saint

The creeping tentacles of secularism and paganism or the unbridled worship of the things of this world keep growing, without us being aware of it. This spiritual crisis and what the world needs now was foreseen by a Saint whose footsteps trod this earth for seventy [...]
Tags: Understanding, Suffering, Faith, Plan of life, The Way of the Cross, The Will of God