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. […]

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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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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 […]

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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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