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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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.


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.


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

Prayer that Purifies the Heart: How the Rosary Forms our Interior Life

rosary-madonna-1598 2crop By Fr. John Henry Hanson, O. Praem.

"Because we too frequently think, feel, and act in fallen ways, the Rosary of our Lady can become the great teacher of our spiritual, emotional, and psychological life. St Josemaria reminds us in Furrow #481 'not to forget the example of the Virgin Mary' at the Annunciation because as 'Mary is recollected in prayer… She is using all her senses and her faculties to speak to God.' This is exactly what the Rosary invites us to do: Offering each sense and faculty to God in prayer, our inner life is purified so that we can learn to see as God sees, love as He loves, and to surrender to Him as Mary did."


Growing Young: St. Therese of Lisieux and Spiritual Childhood

thereseoflisieuxBy Fr. John Henry Hanson, O. Praem.

"Saints have the uncanny ability to startle us with their insights into the basic truths of our faith. Until a holy person comes along and embodies the Gospel, its radical demands might suffer the fate of a museum piece—safely under glass, to be admired but not handled. In Saints we witness how grace works "in the flesh," transforming people like ourselves into icons of the living God—making the "ever ancient, ever new" quality of Gospel teaching strike a new generation with its relevance and urgency."


St. Junipero Serra, a Herald of the Gospel in North America

junipero-serraBy Fr. Juan R. Vélez

"Today Junipero Serra, a Spanish Franciscan and founder of nine of the twenty-one California missions in the 18th century, was declared a saint by Pope Francis at a solemn Mass at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D. C. The canonization of Junipero Serra is a call to personal holiness and evangelization. The saints brought the Catholic Faith to these lands and they taught us by their example of charity and self-sacrifice how to plant the seed of the Gospel."


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

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