Attitude of Gratitude: St. Josemaria Escriva’s Recipe for Sanctity

By Martin Mazloom The theme of thanksgiving is inextricably woven into St. Josemaría’s life and books. In his collection of spiritual meditations The Way, he emphasizes the Christian’s duty to constantly thank Our Father: “Make it a habit to raise your heart to God, in acts of thanksgiving, many times a day. Because He gives […]

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Celebrating the Fifth Centenary of the Birth of St Teresa of Jesus (1515-2015)

  “He who lives by faith may meet with difficulty and struggle, suffering and even bitterness, but never depression or anguish, because he knows that his life is worthwhile, he knows why he has been born.” St. Josemaria Escriva Christ is Passing By, no. 45 Carmelites all over the world begin celebrating the fifth centenary […]

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“Formation, Freedom, and Family”: An Interview with Fr. Joe Evans (Part I)

Based in London, Father Joe Evans  has been working with young people and university students for over 20 years.  Father Evans is Catholic chaplain to King’s College London and the Institute of Education, both part of the University of London.  He helped found “Reach Out!” a mentoring project for children in disadvantaged urban areas.  From […]

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Vigilant Listening: A Reflection on St. Josemaria’s Call and Our Own

“A truly prudent person is ever attentive to God’s promptings and, through this vigilant listening, he receives in his soul the promise and reality of salvation: ‘I glorify thee, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for having hidden these things from the wise and prudent and revealed them to little ones’” (Friends of God, 87). […]

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