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In Saint Joseph's workshop

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
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I'm short of time

A doctor asks St Josemaria Escriva: “Some days our work leaves us no time for anything else. How can we keep sanctifying ourselves and manage our homes?”
Tags: Family and work, Prayer, Plan of life, Work, Interior life, Priestly soul
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Dancing Hula in the Quest for Holiness

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
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Readers write

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. If you wish to write your own account of help received etc., click [...]
Tags: Suffering, Sickness, Work, Devotion, prayer-card, family, novena
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Thank God, it’s Monday!

Publish byThe Catholic Key, Newspaper of de Diocese of Kansas City 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
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Novena for Work to St Josemaria

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
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Students build homes – and a more human society

“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
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Statue in St Peter's

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
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Christians in the media

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
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From Toxicity to Transcendence: St. Josemaria and Contemplation in the Workplace

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