Vatican, Apr. 2, 2007 (CWNews.com) - At a March 31 audience with members of an Italian craftsmen's group, Pope Benedict XVI said that human labor is "something to be sanctified and something which sanctifies."
Quoting the thought of St. Josemaria Escriva, the founder of Opus [...]
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Scott Hahn, the popular Catholic author and speaker, has published a book about Opus Dei and the theological background to the teachings of St Josemaría Escrivá.
Scott Hahn, Professor of Theology at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, USA, and author of Rome Sweet Home and many [...]
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Ruthard von Frankenberg
In St Pantaleon’s Church in Cologne, Cardinal Joachim Meisner has blessed a new chapel dedicated to St Josemaría Escrivá. “St Josemaría passed on a taste for God,” said the Cardinal.
“It is good to bless an altar in his honour here in St Pantaleon’s, [...]
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Interview with Josiane Mpeye, Congolese hospital doctor
On May 29, 2006, Dr Josiane Mpeye took part in the presentation in Rome of new Harambee projects. During a musical evening in Rome’s Olympic Theater, she described the projected creation of a medical clinic in Kinshasa, under [...]
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The vocation to Opus Dei in no way changes or modifies a person’s condition or state in life. And since man’s condition, his lot, is to work, the supernatural vocation to holiness and apostolate according to the spirit of Opus Dei confirms this human vocation [...]
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From its very beginning, Opus Dei’s only aim has been, as I have just described, to contribute to there being in the midst of the world men and women of every race and social condition who try to love and serve God and their fellow [...]
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Another saint for whom I feel great affection, and to whom I am indebted for significant guidance in my spiritual life, is Josemaria Escriva, the Founder of Opus Dei. I don’t belong to Opus Dei, but I feel very attracted by the spirit behind it, [...]
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Your ordinary contact with God takes place where your fellow men, your yearnings, your work and your affections are. There you have your daily encounter with Christ. It is in the midst of the most material things of the earth that we must sanctify ourselves, [...]
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What are the main features of Opus Dei’s spirit?
“This is God’s will: your sanctification,” as Saint Paul said to the first Christians. This message is “as old as the Gospel and as new as the Gospel.” God calls all baptized people to the fullness [...]
Tags: Divine sonship, Freedom, Marriage, Opus Dei, Work, Unity of life, Ordinary life