It was substantially the same, according to the account left by St Josemaria. It happened on October 2, 1928, while he was doing a spiritual retreat.
There, alone in his room, he saw what God wanted of him, and Opus Dei was born as a [...]
Tags: Work, October 2, 1928, Holiness, Founding of Opus Dei
Two years ago (March 2009) I lost my job. I tried to get another but found nothing. When I was really desperate an aunt of mine gave me the St. Josemaria Escriva prayer and said, “Pray this every day and you’ll get a job.” [...]
Tags: Hope, Faith, Work
I am writing to thank St Josemaría for his intercession before God for favours granted. As a returning resident to my country I began to search for employment, as is the norm. But the days passed by with countless applications to various employers but no [...]
Tags: Prayer, Work, prayer-card, Job, Australia, favours of the founder of Opus Dei
So I'm Nic and I'm a producer. I'm also an expert in media and communications. And I had the great privilege of not only meeting but working with Opus Dei around the time of the Da Vinci Code release.
Part of Opus Dei's message and the [...]
Tags: Joy, Faith, Opus Dei, Work, Ordinary life
I want to thank the Lord and St. Josemaria for providing me with a job. I had been out of a job since September 2010 but I kept saying the prayer card. I would say it over and over again and it kept me going [...]
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 [...]
Tags: Work, prayer-card
I was in military training we were getting pushed hard treated or even abused by our instructors. We were often deprived of sleep and rest. I started making prayer cards to St.Josemaria and everytime I prayed to him my prayers would get answered. St.Josemaria interceded [...]
Probably the most renowned woman in Opus Dei in the United States was the late Josefina Magno, M.D., widely regarded as one of the founders of the hospice movement in the United States. Hospice care gives patients with terminal illnesses and their families the support [...]
Tags: Suffering, Sickness, Opus Dei, Work, Women, US, supernumerary
Bishop Javier Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei
Homily for the feast of St Josemaria Escriva, given in the [...]
Tags: rest, Opus Dei prelate, Work, June 26
A homily given on 19 March 1963, the feast of St Joseph
Download the homily "In Joseph's Workshop"
We do know that he was not well-to-do: he was just a worker, like so many millions of people throughout the world. He worked at the same demanding and [...]
Tags: St Joseph, Work, Christ Is Passing By