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An Introduction to Opus Dei

Video. Finding Christ in the middle of the world. Australian people tell how St Josemaria´s teachings help them to discover God in their ordinary life. "God is calling you to serve Him in and from the ordinary, material and secular activities of human life. He waits [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Holiness, Ordinary life

The desire for God

My soul is longing and yearning for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God. Psalm 84:3 Allow your soul to be consumed by desires – desires for loving, for being forgotten, for holiness, for Heaven. Do not stop [...]
Tags: Love of God, Holy Spirit, Holiness

Pope's General Audience: The Church is Holy despite the sins of its members

During his general audience in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis talked about contradictions. He explained that the Church is holy, despite the sins and flaws of its members, including that of popes. He explained that people don't make the Church holy, but [...]
Tags: Church, Holiness, Year of Faith, Pope Francis

Year of Faith: Opus Dei Prelate recommends speaking of God with joy

November 1, 2012. (Romereports.com) As the Year of Faith is celebrated, the main question is: how can one fully take advantage of it? The Prelate of the Opus Dei has written a pastoral letter with a few recommendations. It includes following the example of the [...]
Tags: Apostolate, Doctrine, Javier Echevarria, Early Christians, Holiness, Evangelization, Year of Faith

Meeting Saint Josemaria, July 5 Chile

A gathering in Santiago de Chile where many people were able to ask Saint Josemaria about different topics such as educating their children, The Holy Mass, apostolate and Christian life.
Tags: Holiness, Get-together, Josemaria Escriva, Chile

What do Saints Work at from Heaven?

The saints live their lives in this world in order to love God and other people, imitating Jesus Christ, who “went about doing good”. But when they reach heaven, the Catechism of the Catholic Church (no. 2683) tells us that they “constantly care for [...]
Tags: Holiness, June 26, favours of the founder of Opus Dei

10 questions for Bishop Javier Echevarria about St Josemaria

Did St Josemaria ever get tired of serving God? How did he react to his failures? And to difficulties? What was his secret for staying faithful and in love with God? These and other questions are answered by Bishop Javier Echevarria, prelate of Opus Dei, [...]
Tags: Ascetical struggle, Opus Dei prelate, Holiness

Is Holiness for Everyone?

Holiness for Everyone is a guidebook which gives practical advice on how anyone can become a saint. "Since I am not a saint, however, I cannot write such a guidebook on my own, so I instead use the teachings of an actual saint – St. [...]
Tags: books, Opus Dei, Holiness

Be concerned for each other

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI FOR LENT 2012 “Let us be concerned for each other, to stir a response in love and good works” (Heb 10:24) Dear Brothers and Sisters, The Lenten season offers us once again an opportunity to reflect upon the very heart of Christian life: [...]
Tags: Charity, Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI

The kingdom of heaven: what is it?

Christ’s kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and his dominion endures through all generations (Dan 3:100). The solemnity of Christ the King of the universe is celebrated on the last Sunday of the liturgical year. The kingship of Christ remained completely hidden until he was [...]
Tags: Heaven, Jesus Christ, Ascetical struggle, Holiness