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Passionately Loving the World

Passionately Loving the WorldA documentary about ordinary Americans living the spirituality of St. Josemaria in our times. Check out the reviews, extra clips, and order the DVD.

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St. Josemaria Feast Day Mass Kits

mass kit 2014June 26th is the feast day of St. Josemaria Escriva. Celebrate the feast in your parish or find a feast day Mass in your city.

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St. Josemaria Institute Digital Resource Center

resources-sjiTake advantage of our multimedia resources to guide and inspire you along in your daily, family and spiritual life.

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The Rome Experience

The Catholic Priest TodayIn collaboration with Midwest Theological Forum, The Rome Experience is a summer program for diocesan seminarians that is inspired by the thought and work of St Josemaria Escriva who dedicated many years of his life to caring for the spiritual and human needs of diocesan priests, and remains a spiritual guide for many priests today.

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Latest Articles

Heroic in Love: On the Feast of St Mary Magdalene

Guido Reni - Penitent Magdalene - Google Art ProjectcropBy Fr. John Henry Hanson, O. Praem.

"Love is most in its element when it abides in hearts that dare to replicate the Savior’s love for them. Heading St Josemaria’s 'list' of such ardent souls is Saint Mary Magdalene, in whose love we see answered the boundless love and mercy shown her by Christ. In her holy 'excess' an icon emerges of what loving God heroically means, and what it means for Him to love us heroically. On either side, there is an unselfconscious outpouring of self that focuses entirely on the good of the beloved."

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Homecoming for the Children of God

ourladyof refuge-udayton2By Fr. John Henry Hanson, O. Praem.

"We don't have to be in dire straits before we think about fleeing to Mary for help. The wine doesn't have to run out completely before we come with our empty vessels. And yet, we should realize that should such desperate moments come, Mary always stands before us as an open door. In her we find the harbor, the sanctuary, the place where all life's hurts are understood by one whose life was overshadowed by a prophecy of piercing sorrow and punctuated by its full enactment."

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Stories of Intercession: "Coming into the Church"

Macdonald Family 2 By The MacDonald Family

"My family and I were all received into the Catholic Church during this past Easter Vigil, so the celebration of St Josemaria is especially poignant for us this year. My husband was baptized Catholic, but had never received any of the other sacraments. Though we attended various churches over the years, none of four children nor I had ever been baptized."

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