Laboring Side by Side in the Gospel: Holy Thursday and Holy Women

“Woman is stronger than man, and more faithful, in the hour of suffering: Mary of Magdala and Mary Cleophas and Salome! With a group of valiant women like these, closely united to our Lady of Sorrows, what work for souls could be done in the world!” The Way, no. 982  In the principal feasts of the liturgical […]

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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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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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