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Fr. Dick Rieman

Fr. Dick Rieman is the first member of Opus Dei in the United States. In this clip from Passionately Loving the World, Fr. Dick shares his story about meeting St. Josemaria Escriva in Rome for the first time. Passionately Loving the World is a short documentary [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Pope John Paul II, Opus Dei, US, Josemaria Escriva, Dick Rieman

Everyday Holiness: The Life of Fr. Joseph Muzquiz

The 55 minute film Everyday Holiness: The Life of Father Joseph Muzquiz is produced by Emmy Award-winning John Paulson. The film will premier in Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York, New Jersey and Washington, DC in the next few weeks. Father Muzquiz is the priest who began [...]
Tags: Canonization, US, Opus Dei members

Remain with Us Lord

What is the meaning of the Mass in my daily life? How does the Mass strengthen me to accept the challenges and give thanks for the gifts that God places in my life? How do I transmit to others the joy of my personal encounter with Jesus [...]
Tags: God, Holy Mass, Ireland, US

2012 Holds Multiple Anniversaries for Opus Dei

By JIM GRAVES, published by National Catholic Register The beginning of each of the past three decades has brought about a significant event for Opus Dei, whose mission is to promote holiness among laypeople as they go about their daily work. In 1982, Pope John Paul II [...]
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Metro Achievement Center: A Legacy of St. Josemaría

Social Development at Metro Achievement Center: A Legacy of St. Josemaría Guided by St. Josemaría Escrivá’s passion for social development and the education of youth, the Metro Achievement Center opened its doors twenty-five years ago in the heart of Chicago’s inner city. Metro is one [...]
Tags: Education, Youth, Solidarity, Society, US, Metro

Wife, Mother of Four and Business Owner

Mary Beth Burger is a forty-two-year-old supernumerary. She is a wife and mother of four. She is a physical therapist and owns an outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinic in Virginia. Her oldest child, Christopher, was born blind and suffers from other handicaps, including a form [...]
Tags: Family and work, US

10 Questions about the St. Josemaria Institute

The St. Josemaria Institute was founded in the United States in 2006 to help people discover and explore the life and teachings of St. Josemaria, the “patron saint of ordinary life”, who has become a spiritual guide for thousands of people around the world. Elia [...]
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Love, time, and everything

Doris Cerna Peruvian, Immigrant and Child Care Provider Doris Cerna moved to the United States from Peru with her husband and two small boys in december of 1990. She has been a supernumerary member of Opus Dei since 1985. She met Opus Dei through her [...]
Tags: Education, family, US

How does she do it in real life?

St Josemaria's advice about families was based on his own lived experience - so people find it connects with theirs. Here: "Clutter Control Tips from Mother of 11" (Jennifer Cook Kilmer) - Good Morning America, Sept., 2011 The secret of married happiness [...]
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From Warsaw to New Jersey, with St Josemaria’s teachings

I met Opus Dei while I was studying medicine in Warsaw, Poland, around twenty years ago. Opus Dei had just started its activities and someone in the Work met my Grandmother who was a professor at the Warsaw Veterinary University. Through my Grandma, I met [...]
Tags: Women, US