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"Hide and disappear": the Biblical basis

St Josemaria cultivated the attitude of hiding and disappearing till it became second nature to him. He saw that Opus Dei is “God’s” and needed to be accepted as such by the people he spoke to about it. Where did he learn this way of [...]
Tags: The Way, Gospel, Humility, Jesus Christ

Jesus shows us perfectly how to pray as children

"Christians today are called to bear witness to the power of prayer prayer, to our world that is often closed the Divine horizon and to the hope that leads to an encounter with God." These were just some of the words of Pope Benedict XVI [...]
Tags: Jesus Christ, Prayer, Pope Benedict XVI, family


Advent is here. What a marvellous time in which to renew your desire, your nostalgia, your real longing for Christ to come — for him to come every day to your soul in the Eucharist. The Church encourages us: Ecce veniet! — He is about [...]
Tags: Conversion, Hope, Jesus Christ, Holy Family, Advent

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

What does it mean to pray?

Angela learned from St Josemaria that prayer is making friends with Christ, and holiness is not a theoretical ideal but something to work towards every day.
Tags: Friendship, Jesus Christ, Prayer, Holiness

This man reads the life of Jesus Christ

April 20, 2011. Romereports. Benedict XVI: "I extend a warm welcome to Italian-speaking pilgrims. In particular, I greet the participants from the UNIV international meeting, sponsored by the Prelature of Opus Dei. Dear friends, I hope these days in Rome are an opportunity to rediscover [...]
Tags: The Way, Gospel, Jesus Christ, Youth, Pope

Living Holy Week

My Lord and my God, under the loving eyes of our Mother, we are making ready to accompany you along this path of sorrow, which was the price for our redemption
Tags: Jesus Christ, The Way of the Cross, Holy Week
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Holy Week in Pictures

"We can't let Holy Week be just a kind of commemoration. It means contemplating the mystery of Jesus Christ as something which continues to work in our souls. The Christian is obliged to be alter Christus, ipse Christus: another Christ, Christ himself". (Christ is Passing [...]
Tags: Doctrine, Jesus Christ, Holy Week

What happened at the Last Supper?

The hours leading up to Jesus’ Passion and Death were deeply engraved on the minds and hearts of his companions. As a result, the New Testament includes considerable detail about what Jesus did and said at his Last Supper. Joachim Jeremias says that this is [...]
Tags: Doctrine, Church, Jesus Christ

Pope Benedict recalls the memory of John Paul II

April 4, 2011. Pope Benedict remembered his predecessor and friend John Paul II at the Sunday Angelus, as the weekend marked the sixth anniversary of his death. Benedict XVI “I remember him in prayer with affection as I think of you all. While we journey through [...]
Tags: Jesus Christ, Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI, Beatification, Lent