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
I have worked for several years in different catering and hospitality schools and at the same time in the service sector. I am currently studying for a degree in dietetics, because I see thorough scientific training as essential if I am to do my work [...]
Tags: Love of God, Service, Work
HomeAdvantage Plus, LLC is a corporation launched in late 1997 to provide educational resources and practical Information for creating a home that enhances the quality of life for individuals and families.
HomeAdvantage Plus was conceived in my heart in April of 1973 when I joined Opus [...]
Tags: Family and work, Children, Service, Work
Try to remember what a donkey is like — now that so few of them are left. Not an old, stubborn, vicious one that would give you a kick when you least expected, but a young one with his ears up like antennae. He lives [...]
Tags: Donkey, Humility, Work
At the beginning of 2007, when I had almost finished my thesis for a PhD in Industrial Engineering, I decided to start looking for my first job. Six months before, among a set of very interesting booklets, I had found the Novena for Work to [...]
I first came into contact with Opus Dei when a doctor in my parish began holding monthly social gatherings for parishioners at his home. One day he invited a priest of Opus Dei to give a talk. I seem to recall, that the talk wasn’t [...]
Tags: The Way, Opus Dei, Retreat, Work, Character
Fr. Enrique Colom lectures in moral theology (justice and the social teaching of the Church) at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome. He first met St Josemaria in October 1960, a few months after joining Opus Dei.
Over the following ten years he [...]
Tags: Citizenship, Justice, Solidarity, Work, Consistency