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, [...]
Tags: Work, Ordinary life
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, [...]
Tags: Contemplation, Prayer, Work, Supernatural outlook
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
Centro ELIS, founded in Rome nearly forty years ago, runs a series of training activities connected with employment and sports with one end in view: to help every boy who takes part in them to mature on both the human and the Christian plane.
Centro ELIS [...]
Tags: sports, Education, Pope, Work, Vatican II
What can I say about Msgr. Escriva and Opus Dei? I can’t begin to put it into words without first giving a bit of my history. I was born in the year of Maracana, on the day of Maracana. (Ed. Note: Uruguay beat Brazil in [...]
Tags: The Way, Faith, Work
The influence of Josemaria Escriva on my life has been radical. He has touched the core of my being and explained to me the purpose of my existence. He has taught me to love work as an offering to God, united to the sacrifice of [...]
Tags: Citizenship, Children, Order, Work
From Josemaria’s teachings I have learned the love of happiness, the importance of a job well done and things about the salvation of my soul. All of this has helped me to work more and to be united to my husband. As a result, I [...]
Tags: Marriage, Work
My life would be meaningless without singing. This art is a gift that enables me to give unique expression to love, goodness, patriotism, and my innermost feelings at their very highest and most unselfish level. What I most enjoy is giving enjoyment to others.
Many years [...]
Tags: The Way, Work, family
The secret of doing my working the best I can is the love with which I start it, continue it and finish it, and the love with which I offer it to God – and that is a task for every day. I know that [...]
Tags: Love of God, Rectitude of intention, Work