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The birthday of "alternative" feminism?

St Valentine’s Day is an important day for most people but this year it is especially important. Why? Is it going to be particularly chocolate-filled? Will there be a mountain of roses? No. It will be the 80th anniversary of the start of the women’s [...]
Tags: Pope John Paul II, Opus Dei, Vatican II, Women

February 14: Help me to give thanks

St Josemaria was surprised and delighted when, a few months after October 2, 1928, God made him realize that Opus Dei was also for women.
Tags: February 14 , Opus Dei, Priestly Society of the Holy Cross, Women

No fear!

From October 2, 1928 onwards St Josemaria’s life had only one meaning: to fulfil God’s Will, to be a faithful instrument to open up the path to holiness in the middle of the world that God had entrusted to him. It was a path to [...]
Tags: February 14 , Opus Dei, Women

University of the Holy Cross, Rome

The Pontifical University of the Holy Cross realizes the desire of Saint Josemaría Escrivá, Founder of Opus Dei, to set up a center for university studies in Rome that would serve the whole Church by means of a broad and thorough work of research and [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, University, Rome

Thank God, it’s Monday!

Publish byThe Catholic Key, Newspaper of de Diocese of Kansas City The “toil” of work is not God’s original plan My title is deliberately provocative. We are all familiar with the more common expression “Thank God, it’s Friday!” We all meet people who are forced to [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Work, Ordinary life

Fifty years of Montboisé Fonteneige

L’Express d’Outremont Montboisé/Fonteneige hall of residence, close to the University of Montreal, celebrated its fiftieth anniversary with an Open House day, a fund-raising concert, and a Family Brunch. The hall of residence was started by Laly Martin, a Numerary member of Opus Dei, who took possession [...]
Tags: Formation, Opus Dei

New York Conference on St Josemaria

A conference on St Josemaria entitled “Living the Message of St Josemaria in the United States” will be held in New York on Saturday October 17, 2009. The conference is being held to mark 60 years of Opus Dei in the US. It will feature [...]
Tags: Family and work, Opus Dei, Holiness

Interactive timeline

From the time when this website about St Josemaria Escriva started in 2003, up to the present, thousands of messages have been received testifying to the universal spread of his message, the fruitfulness of his life, and the confidence with which people ask for his [...]
Tags: History, Opus Dei, The Will of God

New EWTN Series on St. Josemaría and Opus Dei

Beginning Sunday, August 30, Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) will broadcast a 13-part series about Opus Dei and its founder, Saint Josemaría Escrivá. Each segment will consist of a half-hour interview. One segment will be broadcast each week and will be shown in the United States [...]
Tags: Founding of Opus Dei, Opus Dei

Cahir bronze plaque to commemorate 1959 visit by St Josemaría Escrivá

On Tuesday 18 August 2009, Mr Liam Ahern, South Tipperary County Chairman, unveiled a bronze plaque on the external wall of the library in Cahir’s market square by Irish sculptor Dony MacManus. The plaque commemorates the visit to the town on that day fifty years ago [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Citizenship, Opus Dei, Ireland