Mission

The St. Josemaria Institute was founded in 2006 to promote the life and teachings of St. Josemaria Escriva. In particular, the Institute aims to help the public benefit from his teachings on the spiritual meaning of their ordinary life. Learn more about the St. Josemaria Institute.

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Prayer for the Intercession of St. Josemaria Escriva

Updates on Initiatives

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

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

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The Catholic Priest Today

The Catholic Priest TodayIn collaboration with Midwest Theological Forum, a documentary about the Catholic priest in our world today. Trailer, reviews, extra clips, and order the DVD.

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Latest Articles

Two Loves, One Heart: A Reflection for the Feast of St Augustine

 Sn Agustin - CropBy Fr. John Henry Hanson, O. Praem.

"I don’t know if St Josemaria took his inspiration from St Augustine on the numerous occasions when he preached this message. But whether or not the Founder of Opus Dei was inspired by the great Doctor of the Church, the echo is undeniable. Each Saint puts his finger on the tension within every Christian heart between human and divine love. But what each Saint also shows us, as much by their lives as by their preaching, is that the very conflict which threatens to divide the believer’s heart can become the means of a deeper integration if the rift is healed by the grace of Christ."

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As a Bride Adorned for her Husband: On the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin

coronation apse maggioreBy Fr. John Henry Hanson, O. Praem.

"Looking to our Lady glorified in heaven inevitably leads us to contemplate how she arrived there. As both mother and model of the Church, her earthly journey forms a vital pattern that her children must pursue, beautifully alluded to by a prayer of the Breviary which reminds us of our call 'to the heavenly marriage feast, to which the Virgin Mary, exemplar of your Church, has preceded us.'

"In crowning the Blessed Virgin as Queen of heaven and earth, God does more than crown His greatest work of grace in a mere human being. The joy and glory that await her children, 'those who keep the commandments of God and bear testimony to Jesus,' is also shone forth (Rev 12:17)."

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"The Blessed Virgin, Cause of Our Joy"

assumption-1617crop By St. Josemaria Escriva

"'Mary has been taken up to heaven by God in body and soul, and the angels rejoice.' Joy overtakes both angels and men. Why is it that we feel today this intimate delight, with our heart brimming over, with our soul full of peace? Because we are celebrating the glorification of our mother, and it is only natural that we her children rejoice in a special way upon seeing how the most Blessed Trinity honors her.

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"May you seek Christ, May you find Christ, May you love Christ." - St. Josemaria Escriva

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