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Behold the Lamb of God | iPray with the Gospel

The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the […]

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PODCAST | Our Journey To Christ the Light

Today on the podcast… Our Journey To Christ the Light At the end of this Christmas season, Fr. Peter Armenio, […]

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Jesus came to John, to be baptised by him. John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptised […]

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The Epiphany of Our Lord | iPray with the Gospel

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The Most Holy Name of Jesus | iPray with the Gospel

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The Feast of Mary, The Holy Mother of God | iPray with the Gospel

And they went with haste, and found Mary and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger. And when they […]

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Christmas Day | iPray with the Gospel

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Christmas Eve | iPray with the Gospel

Zechariah said, “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has visited and redeemed his people, and has raised […]

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PODCAST | God's Love For Us

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PODCAST | Christmas, A Celebration of Divine Access

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PODCAST | The Humanity of Jesus

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She Will Bear a Son | iPray with the Gospel (The Fourth Sunday of Advent)

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PODCAST | Becoming Bethlehem

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PODCAST | Mary, Teacher of Friendship

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The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe | iPray with the Gospel

In those days Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country, to a city of Judah, and she […]

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Now when John heard in prison about the deeds of the Christ, he sent word by his disciples and said […]

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Feast of the Immaculate Conception | iPray with the Gospel

The angel Gabriel said to Mary, “Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with you! … Do not be afraid, […]

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In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is […]

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“As were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of man. For as in those […]

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PODCAST | The Joy of Encountering Christ

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PODCAST | Thanksgiving Day and Acts of Gratitude

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PODCAST | The Sanctification of Work

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The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary | iPray with the Gospel

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The Feast of Christ the King | iPray with the Gospel

And the people stood by, watching; but the rulers scoffed at him, saying, “He saved others; let him save himself, […]

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PODCAST | On Eternal Truths: Death, Judgment, Heaven and Hell

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud Today on the podcast… On Eternal Truths Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus […]

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And as some spoke of the temple, how it was adorned with noble stones and offerings, Jesus said, “As for […]

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PODCAST | The Beatitudes and Holiness

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He Is Not God of the Dead, but of the Living | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus said to the Sadducees, “that the dead are raised, even Moses showed, in the passage about the bush, where […]

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All Souls Day | iPray with the Gospel

And when the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour. And at […]

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PODCAST | A Reflection on the Universal Call to Holiness

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. Today on the podcast… A Reflection on the Universal Call to Holiness Fr. Peter […]

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All Saints Day | iPray with the Gospel

Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down his disciples came to him. And […]

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Zacchaeus, A Chief Tax Collector | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. And there was a man named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector, […]

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Feast of Saints Simon and Jude | iPray with the Gospel

In these days he went out to the mountain to pray; and all night he continued in prayer to God. […]

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PODCAST | Jesus, Our Hope in Times of Trial

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He Who Humbles Himself Will Be Exalted | iPray with the Gospel

“Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee […]

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Feast of St. Luke (Oct. 18th) | iPray with the Gospel

After this the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them on ahead of him, two by two, into every town […]

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PODCAST | October: The Month of the Holy Rosary

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Will Not God Vindicate His Elect, Who Cry to Him Day and Night | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus told them a parable, to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. He said, […]

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PODCAST | A Reflection on the Interior Struggle of the Christian Life

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"Were Not Ten Cleansed? Where are the Nine?" | iPray with the Gospel

As Jesus entered a village, he was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance and lifted up their […]

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The angel said to Mary, “Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with you!” But she was greatly troubled at […]

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PODCAST | A Reflection on the Anniversary of the Founding of Opus Dei

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"We Have Only Done What Was Our Duty" | iPray with the Gospel

Will any one of you, who has a servant ploughing or keeping sheep, say to him when he has come […]

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The Rich Man's Lack of Generosity | iPray with the Gospel

“There was a rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. And […]

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The Feast of St. Matthew | iPray with the Gospel

As Jesus passed on from there, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax office; and he said […]

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He Who is Faithful in a Very Little is Faithful Also in Much | iPray with the Gospel

“He who is faithful in a very little is faithful also in much; and he who is dishonest in a […]

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Our Lady of Sorrows | iPray with the Gospel

Standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary […]

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The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross | iPray with the Gospel

No one has ascended into heaven but he who descended from heaven, the Son of man. And as Moses lifted […]

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The Feast of the Most Holy Name of Mary | iPray with the Gospel

In those days Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country, to a city of Judah, and she […]

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The Feast of the Nativity of Our Lady | iPray with the Gospel

Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, […]

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First, Count the Cost | iPray with the Gospel

“Which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has […]

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You Will Be Repaid at the Resurrection | iPray with the Gospel

“When you give a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your kinsmen or […]

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The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary | iPray with the Gospel

The angel Gabriel said, “Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with you!” But she was greatly troubled at the […]

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Will Those Who Are Saved Be Few? | iPray with the Gospel

Someone said to Jesus, “Lord, will those who are saved be few?” And he said to them, “Strive to enter […]

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PODCAST | The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. In this podcast on the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, […]

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The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven | iPray with the Gospel

And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has regarded […]

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I Came to Cast Fire Upon the Earth | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus said: “I came to cast fire upon the earth; and would that it were already kindled! I have a […]

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Where Your Treasure Is | iPray with the Gospel

“Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. Let your loins be girded and your lamps burning, and […]

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The Transfiguration of Our Lord | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. And as he […]

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Rich Toward God | iPray with the Gospel

“The land of a rich man brought forth plentifully; and he thought to himself, ‘What shall I do, for I […]

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Lord, Teach Us To Pray | iPray with the Gospel

He was praying in a certain place, and when he ceased, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach […]

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Martha and Mary | iPray with the Gospel

Now as they went on their way, he entered a village; and a woman named Martha received him into her […]

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The Good Samaritan | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus said, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who stripped him and […]

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PODCAST | On Patriotism

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. In this podcast, Fr. Javier del Castillo reflects on the role, purpose, and good […]

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PODCAST | The Feast of St. Josemaria Escriva (June 26th)

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. Today on St. Josemaria Escriva’s Feast Day (June 26th), Fr. Javier del Castillo reflects […]

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Lord, Let Me First Go and Say Farewell | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus said to a man “Follow me.” But he said, “Lord, let me first go and bury my father.” But […]

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PODCAST | On Father's Day

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. In celebration of Father’s Day, Fr. Javier del Castillo, Vice President of the St. […]

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"Who do people say that I am?" | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus asked his disciples, “Who do the people say that I am?” And they answered, “John the Baptist; but others […]

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The Parable of the Two Debtors | iPray with the Gospel

A woman of the city, who was a sinner, brought an alabaster flask of ointment, and standing behind him at […]

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Jesus Raises the Widow's Son at Nain | iPray with the Gospel

“Soon afterward he went to a city called Nain, and his disciples and a great crowd went with him. As […]

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Immaculate Heart of Mary | iPray with the Gospel

His parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the Passover. And when he was twelve years old, […]

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Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus told them this parable: “What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he has lost one of them, […]

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PODCAST | The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. On the Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Fr. Javier del Castillo […]

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PODCAST | Corpus Christi and the Mystery of the Eucharist

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. On this Feast of Corpus Christi, Fr. Javier del Castillo reflects in this new […]

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Feast of Corpus Christi | iPray with the Gospel

“Jesus said to his disciples, ‘You give them something to eat.’ They said, ‘We have no more than five loaves […]

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PODCAST | The Most Holy Trinity

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. On the Feast of the Most Holy Trinity, Fr. Javier del Castillo reflects on […]

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Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity | iPray with the Gospel

“I have yet many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. When the Spirit of truth […]

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Pentecost | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” When he had said this, he […]

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PODCAST | Pentecost Sunday

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. In this week’s podcast, Fr. Javier del Castillo shows how the Apostles were changed […]

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PODCAST | Personal Encounters with Blessed Alvaro del Portillo

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. In this homily from Blessed Alvaro’s Feast Day, Fr. Peter Armenio, Priest of the […]

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PODCAST | On the Feast of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo (May 12)

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. Following the beatification of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo in 2014, the Church designated May […]

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PODCAST | May: The Month of Our Mother Mary

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. In this podcast, Fr. Javier del Castillo celebrates Mother’s Day by meditating on our […]

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The Ascension of the Lord | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus said to his disciples “Thus it is written, that the Christ should suffer and on the third day rise […]

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Sixth Sunday of Easter | iPray with the Gospel

“I do not pray for these only, but also for those who believe in me through their word, that they […]

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Feast of St. Catherine of Siena | iPray with the Gospel

At that time Jesus declared, ” Come to me, all who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give […]

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Fifth Sunday of Easter | iPray with the Gospel

When Judas had gone out, Jesus said, “You will seek me; and as I said to the Jews so now […]

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Fourth Sunday of Easter | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus said: “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me; and I give them eternal […]

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Third Sunday of Easter | iPray with the Gospel

Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin, Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his […]

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PODCAST | Divine Mercy Sunday: A Feast of God, Our Merciful Father

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Divine Mercy Sunday | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” When he had said this, he […]

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Easter Sunday | iPray with the Gospel

Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, […]

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PODCAST | Easter: True Witnesses of Christ

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. As we begin our celebration of the glorious season of Easter we invite you […]

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Holy Saturday | iPray with the Gospel

Today the altar is left bare and no Mass is celebrated. Holy Saturday is a silent day. Creation is in […]

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Good Friday | iPray with the Gospel

So they took Jesus, and he went out, bearing his own cross, to the place called the place of a […]

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Holy Thursday | iPray with the Gospel

Now before the feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this […]

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Wednesday of Holy Week | iPray with the Gospel

Judas Iscariot went to the chief priests and said, “What will you give me if I deliver him to you?” […]

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Tuesday of Holy Week | iPray with the Gospel

Simon Peter said to Jesus, “Lord, where are you going?” Jesus answered, “Where I am going you cannot follow me […]

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Monday of Holy Week | iPray with the Gospel

Mary took a pound of costly ointment of pure nard and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped his feet […]

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Palm Sunday | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus went to the Mount of Olives; and the disciples followed him. And when he came to the place he […]

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PODCAST | The Feast of St. Joseph

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. Today on the St. Josemaria Institute podcast we bring you a special meditation in […]

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The Feast of St. Joseph | iPray with the Gospel

“After three days they found him in the temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions; […]

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Fifth Sunday of Lent | iPray with the Gospel

“The scribes and the Pharisees said to him, ‘Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery. Now […]

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Fourth Sunday of Lent | iPray with the Gospel

“There was a man who had two sons; … Now his elder son was in the field; and as he […]

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Third Sunday of Lent | iPray with the Gospel

“There were some present at that very time who told him of the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with […]

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The Chair of St. Peter | iPray with the Gospel

“Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, ‘Who do men say that the […]

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The Second Sunday of Lent | iPray with the Gospel

“Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. And as he […]

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The First Sunday of Lent | iPray with the Gospel

“And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan, and was led by the Spirit for forty days […]

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Introducing iPray with the Gospel on the St. Josemaria Institute Podcast

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Ash Wednesday | iPray with the Gospel

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PODCAST | Gaudete Sunday

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PODCAST | Spiritual Reading for Your Interior Life

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