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The Saints Change the Course of History

We offer some excerpts of the homily of Cardinal Seán O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston, on the feast of Saint Josemaría Escrivá, given on June 20, 2015, Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston. Read the completed text. Jesus goes into the world of work to call his first [...]
Tags: The Way, Faith, Divine sonship, Grace, Church, Holiness, Work, Interior life, Ordinary life, Vocation, Evangelization, US, Josemaria Escriva
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St. Josemaria Understands You're Human

Video. Annamaria, a nursing student from California, USA, explains why she wants to be a nurse and how reading St. Josemaria's books, especially The Way, Furrow and The Forge, has helped her overcome discouragement in her daily life.
Tags: The Way, Ascetical struggle, Work, Unity of life, Interior life, Women, Friends of God, The Forge, Furrow
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St. Josemaria Taught Me How to Work with Love

In 1965, Ana Lorente came to Rome to work, at St. Josemaria's request. A nurse by profession, she also specializes in photography. For 10 years she took photos of various activities, encounters and large get-togethers that St. Josemaria had during that time. On June [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Holiness, Work, June 26, Our Lady of Peace, Josemaria Escriva
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Go to Joseph

"Who could be a better teacher for us than St Joseph? If you want my advice, which I have never tired of repeating these many years, Ite ad Ioseph: Go to Joseph. He will show us definite ways, both human and divine, to approach Jesus." Christ [...]
Tags: Family and work, Church, Pope, St Joseph, Work, Father
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Seeing the people behind the papers

In my daily work as a family lawyer I come face to face with all sorts of different family situations. When I have to prepare documents for the family tribunal, I am greatly consoled by St Josemaria’s teaching about seeing the people behind the papers [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Work, Josemaria Escriva, calling
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Pope to Vatican workers: Be wise and know when to hold your tongue

Video. (Rome Reports). Pope Francis met with the employees of the Vatican at the Paul VI Hall. They greeted him with great enthusiasm, as he blessed them. This boy even got a very special autograph. The Pope explained that he couldn't celebrate his second Christmas [...]
Tags: Charity, Poverty, Work, Pope Francis
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New version of the Novenas to St. Josemaria

We offer a downloadable pdf version of the Novena for the Family, the Novena for Work and the Novena for the Sick, to St. Josemaria, prepared in Canada. These new versions, in an attractive new design, are based on the original texts by Fr. Francisco Faus, [...]
Tags: Sickness, Marriage, Prayer, Work, family
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Working with love

Do everything for love You are ambitious: for knowledge, for leadership, for great ventures. Good. Very good. But let it be for Christ, for Love. The Way, no. 24 Do everything for Love. Thus there will be no little things: everything will be big. Perseverance in little things for [...]
Tags: Love of God, Faith, Rectitude of intention, Service, Work, God
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Pope asks Christians to pray for the unemployed

One of Pope Francis' main concerns is what he calls the 'throw-away culture,' an economic system that leaves thousands of people, especially youth, without work. In his universal prayer intentions for June, the Pope asks Christians to pray for the unemployed, so that "they may receive [...]
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I'm called to be a saint

Video. In this clip from Passionately Loving the World, Chris Blunt talks about the profound effect that St. Josemaria's teachings have had on his faith. "I am called to be a saint. And the way that I do that is through my ordinary work. [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Marriage, Holiness, Work, Ordinary life, Vocation, US