Following the Spirit in Freedom: Lessons from the Lord’s Presentation

“Don’t forget that you are a temple of God. The Paraclete is in the center of your soul: listen to him and follow his inspirations with docility. Don’t hinder the work of the Paraclete: seek union with Christ so as to be purified….” St. Josemaria Escriva The Way, nos. 57-58 Traditionally the feast of our […]

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The Ways of God

“All the paths of the LORD are steadfast love and faithfulness” Psalm 25:10 God is getting awfully close. And the closer He gets the more He takes the controls out of our hands. It’s hard to miss that in these concluding days of Advent, as we review the events leading up to our Lord’s birth. […]

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Fulfilling the Fiat: Responding with Mary to God’s Call

Our mother is a model of correspondence to grace. The Virgin did not merely pronounce her fiat; in every moment she fulfilled that firm and irrevocable decision. So should we. St. Josemaria Escriva Christ is Passing By, no. 173 Is it an impossible ideal to imitate the Immaculate Virgin as St Josemaria would have us […]

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The Formation of Saints: The Beatitudes Form Christ within Us

“You have to be different from one another, as the saints in heaven are different, each having his own personal and special characteristics. But also as alike one another as the saints, who would not be saints if each of them had not identified himself with Christ.” St. Josemaria Escriva The Way, no. 947 The […]

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