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The Christian vocation to apostolate

Gabby explains how she lives out her Christian vocation at work, relaxing, and socializing with friends.
Tags: Friendship, Apostolate, Unity of life, Ordinary life, Vocation
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Why Opus Dei makes me a better mum

Setting off on a six-hour round trip to Paris for an hour-long talk and straight back again to our then remote home in Normandy, will give you an idea of how impressed I am with what Opus Dei has to offer. Far greater tales of [...]
Tags: Unity of life, family, Women
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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
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Some of the main features of the spirit of Opus Dei

What are the main features of Opus Dei’s spirit? “This is God’s will: your sanctification,” as Saint Paul said to the first Christians. This message is “as old as the Gospel and as new as the Gospel.” God calls all baptized people to the fullness [...]
Tags: Divine sonship, Freedom, Marriage, Opus Dei, Work, Unity of life, Ordinary life
Testimony

A good co-librettist

“Everything goes”. That was the idea I had when I was fourteen and began working in the media. I’d seen the media as my vocation ever since I was very young. I’d found it quite hard to get into the media world, and so I [...]
Tags: Joy, Apostolate, Holy Purity, Unity of life, Consistency
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Msgr. George Pell, Archbishop of Sydney, Australia

Josemaria’s Christocentrism, with its unifying explanation of all aspects of life, promises to overcome the inconsistencies that have arisen in the previous centuries between intellectual life and the life of faith, between spiritual life and scientific work, between Christian life and professional life. This is [...]
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From the world of finance

Saint Josemaria’s teachings on the Holy Mass had a great influence on the way I work. Since I started trying to put into practice what the writings of the Founder of Opus Dei say about the centrality and radical nature of the Holy Mass, my [...]
Tags: Plan of life, Work, Unity of life, Holy Mass
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I realized that I could be a good Christian, a football fan and a party member

I have to acknowledge the fact that I come from a very idealistic family. I was born and brought up in politics, and arguing about ideas and ideals has always been part of my life. I’ve always considered myself an idealist, and so I defend [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Politics, Service, Unity of life
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God is not to be sought in the clouds

Escriva refutes the persistent cliché according to which family life and work are mutually exclusive spheres from which we supposedly drop out, exhausted, like a spent shell. Relentlessly optimistic, this author of best-selling books full of useful lessons, reminded us in the 20th century that [...]
Tags: Unity of life, Ordinary life
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Now my life has a meaning

I always wanted to live a correct life, that could fulfill myself, but I was realizing that there was a gap between my ordinary life and my life of prayer. Now I cannot distinguish the difference between prayer and ordinary activities: I am aware of [...]
Tags: Citizenship, Prayer, Unity of life