PODCAST | God’s Love For Us

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud Did you know that listeners like you are helping to make these podcasts possible? Let us know that our podcasts are important to you by showing your support today! Visit https://stjosemaria.org/give Today on the podcast… God’s Love For Us Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, explains how […]

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PODCAST | Christmas, A Celebration of Divine Access

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud Did you know that listeners like you are helping to make these podcasts possible? Let us know that our podcasts are important to you by showing your support today! Visit stjosemaria.org/give Today on the podcast… Christmas, A Celebration of Divine Access Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, […]

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PODCAST | The Humanity of Jesus

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud Did you know that listeners like you are helping to make these podcasts possible? Let us know that our podcasts are important to you by showing your support today! Visit https://stjosemaria.org/give Today on the podcast… The Humanity of Jesus Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, invites us […]

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PODCAST | Becoming Bethlehem

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud Did you know that listeners like you are helping to make these podcasts possible? Let us know that our podcasts are important to you by showing your support today! Visit https://stjosemaria.org/give Today on the podcast… Becoming Bethlehem Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, reflects on the three […]

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Advent 2016: “Show us Lord, your love…” (Ps 85:8)

Thank you for sharing this Advent season with the St. Josemaria Institute. Advent is a prayerful and peaceful time of preparation to welcome our King and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Christmas Day! Our free weekly Advent email is a collection of the day’s Mass readings, a reflection from St. Josemaria Escriva, an activity and aspiration […]

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The Christmas Tree

The use of the Christmas tree is relatively modern. Its origins are found in the medieval mystery plays that depicted the tree of paradise and the Christmas light or candle that symbolized Christ, the Light of the world. According to custom, the Christmas tree is set up just before Christmas and may remain in place […]

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The Nativity Scene

“In its present form the custom of displaying figures depicting the birth of Jesus Christ owes its origin to St. Francis of Assisi, who made the Christmas crèche or manger for Christmas Eve of 1223. The blessing of the Christmas manger or nativity scene may take place on the Vigil of Christmas or at another […]

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Christ Triumphs through Humility | A Christmas Homily by St. Josemaria

“This day shall light shine upon us; for the Lord is born to us.” This is the great announcement which moves Christians today. Through them it is addressed to all mankind. God is here. This truth should fill our lives, and every Christmas should be for us a new and special meeting with God, when we […]

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