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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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 […]

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