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How does she do it in real life?

St Josemaria's advice about families was based on his own lived experience - so people find it connects with theirs. Here: "Clutter Control Tips from Mother of 11" (Jennifer Cook Kilmer) - Good Morning America, Sept., 2011 The secret of married happiness [...]
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Hawthorn School, Canada

Hawthorn School A personal initiative inspired by st Josemaria Escriva in Canada Inspired by St Josemaria’s message Teresa and her husband, with other parents set up a school offering integral education. In 1989 a small group of parents and educators founded a school specifically for the purpose [...]
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For young people

Inspired by St Josemaria’s message Teresa and her husband, with other parents set up a school offering integral education: Hawthorn School Tags: Education, Responsibility, school, Upbringing, family

The gift of pregnancy

Today I am all smiles and so grateful to God for the gift of pregnancy. My husband and I have been trying to conceive for a while without success but now I have just found out I am pregnant. I am so grateful to God [...]
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A different kind of happiness

Shortly after getting married I was diagnosed with cancer of the cervix. I had an operation and other treatment, and came through it. I have to say it was due to my husband’s love, and to a priest qualified in medicine who advised me to [...]
Tags: Abandonment to God, Gratitude, Joy, Suffering, Sickness, Generosity, family

Father, I'm Jewish

In Chile, in 1974, in a meeting with hundreds of people, a Jewish girl asks the founder of Opus Dei about the catholic faith.
Tags: Doctrine, Faith, Jesus Christ, family, Jewish

Novena for the family to St Josemaria

Pope Francis asked the pilgrims not to forget to pray for the Synod on the Family. The Novena for the family to St Josemaria can help to follow the Pope's invitation and pray for all families around the world. Fr. Francisco Faus of São Paulo, Brazil [...]
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Where can I find the Novena for Families?

The web address for the Novena for Families is: http://www.josemariaescriva.info/docs/novenaforfamily.pdf The Novena for the Family is available in pdf format. Either copy and paste the above web address into your web browser, or click on the link below: Novena for Families
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A “pill” to get rid of a problem

I belong to a family of eleven in Santa Fe Ocana, Guatemala. My father has a rose plantation and we help him with the work. When my mother, who is now 43, was expecting her last child, she had to go to the doctor with [...]
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What is the Holy Rosary?

October: Month of the Holy Rosary and on October 7th, the Church celebrates the feast day of Mary, Queen of the Holy Rosary. “The Rosary, my son, is a prayer that is very pleasing to our holy Mother Mary,” said St Josemaria Escriva to [...]
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