Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Josemaria Escriva

“These are the characteristics that define the incomparable goodness of our holy Mother, Mary: a love taken to the extreme, fulfilling the Will of God with tender care; a complete forgetfulness of herself, for she is happy to be where God wants her to be. —For this reason, not even the slightest gesture of hers is trivial. […]

Read More

Feast of St. Nicholas: “Trust in God’s Providence”

On December 6th we celebrate the feast of St. Nicholas of Bari. Like many today, St. Josemaria Escriva had a trusting devotion to the patron saint of financial difficulties and the saint of marrying the unmarriageble. The saint’s holy life reminds us that our personal generosity is possible because God never denies us what we need […]

Read More

Blessed are you… | 2018 Novena to the Immaculate Conception

Join the Friends of the St. Josemaria Institute for the annual Novena to the Immaculate Conception. Each day of the novena we honor our Lady by taking the time to pause, reflect, and pray for her intercession, preparing for her feast day on December 8th. Subscribe to receive the daily reflections and prayers in your […]

Read More

Join our team! We’re hiring.

Communications & Media Coordinator (View & Download Job Description) The St. Josemaria Institute is seeking a Communications and Media Coordinator who strongly believes in our mission and is eager to use his or her creativity and skills to contribute to a wide variety of communications and media projects. This is a full-time position. The Communications […]

Read More

October: Month of the Holy Rosary

On October 7th, the Church celebrates the feast day of Mary, Queen of the Holy Rosary. The feast day was established by Pope Saint Pius V on the anniversary of the victory at Lepanto on October 7, 1571.  The naval victory was attributed to the Virgin Mary whose intercession was entreated through the recitation of […]

Read More

Why Opus Dei?

On April 15, 1967, in an interview with Peter Forbarth of Time Magazine, St. Josemaria Escriva explained the why and much more about the founding and mission of Opus Dei in the Church and in the world. Following is an excerpt from the interview published in Conversations with St. Josemaria Escriva: Time Magazine: Would you […]

Read More

Fifth Annual Novena for a Happy and Faithful Marriage (July 17-25, 2018)

Join the St. Josemaria Institute for our Fifth Annual Novena for a Happy and Faithful Marriage on July 17-25, 2018.  The novena is inspired by St Josemaria Escriva’s desire to help all married couples, and those preparing for marriage, to find meaning and encouragement in their vocation through a commitment to daily prayer and friendship […]

Read More