Homily for the Feast of St Josemaria Escriva – June 26, 2010

Dear brothers and sisters, 1. Today we are celebrating Saint Josemaria Escriva’s thirty-fifth “birthday” into eternal life. As we celebrate his liturgical feast-day, filled with joy and gratitude to God, we find special meaning in the first reading, a passage from the book of Genesis. After completing the work of creation, says Holy Scripture, the […]

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June 26th Mass Listing

June 26th is the feast day of St. Josemaria Escriva. This year marks the 40th anniversary of St Josemaria’s death in Rome on June 26, 1975. Around the world, Masses are celebrated in his honor and everyone is invited! St. Josemaria InstituteThe St. Josemaria Institute was founded in 2006 to promote the life, teachings, and […]

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June 26th – Feast Day of St. Josemaria

Since the fourth century, Feast Days commemorating the saints have been celebrated throughout the liturgical year to provide the faithful with examples of “those who have suffered and have been glorified with Christ.” (CCC, 1173)  The Church puts forward the saints “to the faithful as examples who draw all men to the Father through Christ, […]

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Homily for the Feast of St Josemaria Escriva – June 25, 2010

Rev. Roger Landry Pastor St. Bernadette Church (Fall River, Massachusetts) Diocese of Fall River The crises that the Church and the world face are “crises of saints.” This insight of St. Josemaria Escriva, the 35th anniversary of whose birth into eternal life the Church celebrates tomorrow, points to one of the most important lessons we […]

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