St. Josemaria Escriva: 10 Questions about Marriage

In this article from the St. Josemaria Information Center (Rome), St. Josemaria Escriva addresses ten questions about love, marriage, engagement, faithfulness, raising children, keeping a family united, and what happens when a couple can’t have children: 1. What are the most important values in Christian marriage? “The majority of the members of Opus Dei are […]

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Please, Thank You, and I’m Sorry: Three Keywords for Married Couples

“Please,” “Thank you,” “I’m sorry.” Pope Francis teaches that although these words are easier to say than to mean, they are absolutely necessary. They are part of good manners, meaning respect and the desire for the good of the other, not hypocrisy or pretense. “If a marriage is to preserve its initial charm and beauty, […]

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PODCAST | On Patriotism

Today on the podcast…* As we celebrate Independence Day in the USA (July 4th), Fr. Javier del Castillo invites us to pause and pray about the role, purpose, and good of temporal authorities and why the right ordering of society should be built upon reason and natural law. What you’ll hear: – What Jesus taught […]

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St. Thomas More as Intercessor of Opus Dei

St. Thomas More appears to have been chosen as the fourth saintly Intercessor of Opus Dei in mid-1954. Means and influences (especially publications) by which St. Josemaría might have come to relatively precocious knowledge of, and appreciation for, the English martyr before that date. Several ways in which the saint was an apposite Intercessor. Development […]

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2017 Novena to St. Josemaria Escriva (June 17-25)

If you would like to receive the daily novena reflections and prayer by email, please sign-up today: In preparation for the feast day of St. Josemaria Escriva on June 26th, the St. Josemaria Institute has prepared a Novena to St Josemaria Escriva reflecting on the universal call to holiness, which St. Josemaria transmitted in his […]

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