A homily given on 19 March 1963, the feast of St Joseph
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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
I learned from St. Josemaría’s love of freedom that God made me the way he did for a reason, and as a Christian I have to be open to his promptings so I can fulfill what he wants of me. I can’t wait to find [...]
Tags: Freedom, Marriage, Holiness, Work, Upbringing
With the consent of the people who wrote them, we reproduce accounts of favours obtained through Saint Josemaría's intercession, and messages of gratitude for having learned about his holy life and teachings.
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Tags: Suffering, Sickness, Work, Devotion, prayer-card, family, novena
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The “toil” of work is not God’s original plan
My title is deliberately provocative. We are all familiar with the more common expression “Thank God, it’s Friday!” We all meet people who are forced to [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Work, Ordinary life
Fr Francisco Faus, born in Barcelona in 1931, is a priest of the Prelature of Opus Dei. He graduated in law at the University of Barcelona and did a doctorate in canon law at the University of St Thomas Aquinas, Rome. He was ordained in [...]
Tags: Prayer, Piety, Work, novena
“A university must educate its students to have a sense of service to society,” said St Josemaria Escriva.
In Tunapuna, Trinidad, a group of people ranging from secondary school to university students showed their solidarity with families in difficulties by building them a new house [...]
Tags: Youth, Solidarity, Work
August 30 2005: a statue of St Josemaria was placed in a niche on the outside of St Peter’s in Rome and blessed by Pope Benedict XVI.
Tags: Pope, Work
The subject of the following interview was Fr La Porte’s doctoral thesis entitled “Christians in the media according to St Josemaría. Historical context and spiritual and pastoral development”. In the interview, Fr. La Porte answers questions about the background to his thesis.
Why did you choose [...]
Tags: culture, Work, Interior life
I am a physician, not an expert in theology or philosophy, and I never knew St. Josemaria personally. I do, however, consider myself an expert in one thing: stress. Like many of my colleagues, I am a connoisseur of stress. We have an ice-cream shop [...]
Tags: Contemplation, Work