PODCAST | Marriage as a Pathway to Holiness

Why is marriage important to society today? And, what distinguishes a healthy marriage from one that is in serious trouble? On this podcast, Msgr. Fred Dolan reflects on the Sacrament of Marriage and how it is the cornerstone to society and the image of the eternal love between Christ and his Church. Marriage is the […]

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Interview | “Revolution of Love: The 21st Century Home”

Revolution of Love: The 21st Century Home is a book created to promote the home in today’s culture. Compelling photographs and quotations aim to capture with truth and love the ordinary and human activities of daily life in the family and in the home. Edited texts convey the warmth, affection, and depth of God’s love […]

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The Feast of the Nativity of Our Lady | iPray with the Gospel

Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child of the Holy Spirit; and her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to send her away. […]

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Fifth Annual Novena for a Happy and Faithful Marriage (July 17-25, 2018)

Join the St. Josemaria Institute for our Fifth Annual Novena for a Happy and Faithful Marriage on July 17-25, 2018.  The novena is inspired by St Josemaria Escriva’s desire to help all married couples, and those preparing for marriage, to find meaning and encouragement in their vocation through a commitment to daily prayer and friendship […]

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St. Josemaria Escriva: 10 Questions about Marriage

In this article from the St. Josemaria Information Center (Rome), St. Josemaria Escriva addresses ten questions about love, marriage, engagement, faithfulness, raising children, keeping a family united, and what happens when a couple can’t have children: 1. What are the most important values in Christian marriage? “The majority of the members of Opus Dei are […]

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Please, Thank You, and I’m Sorry: Three Keywords for Married Couples

“Please,” “Thank you,” “I’m sorry.” Pope Francis teaches that although these words are easier to say than to mean, they are absolutely necessary. They are part of good manners, meaning respect and the desire for the good of the other, not hypocrisy or pretense. “If a marriage is to preserve its initial charm and beauty, […]

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Third Annual Novena for a Happy and Faithful Marriage (July 17-25, 2016)

The Novena for a Happy and Faithful Marriage is inspired by St Josemaria’s desire to help all married couples, and those preparing for marriage, to find meaning and encouragement in their vocation through a commitment to daily prayer and friendship with God. Together we pray for all married couples, and those who are engaged, that […]

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The Virtue of Poverty

In an interview published in Conversations with Saint Josemaria Escriva, St. Josemaria was asked to comment on the virtue of poverty in view of increasing social awareness in society. His comments on this topic, especially addressed to mothers, are worth revisiting and reflecting upon to seek how God is asking us to live poverty in our […]

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