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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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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October: Month of the Holy Rosary

On October 7th, the Church celebrates the feast day of Mary, Queen of the Holy Rosary. The feast day was established by Pope Saint Pius V on the anniversary of the victory at Lepanto on October 7, 1571.  The naval victory was attributed to the Virgin Mary whose intercession was entreated through the recitation of […]

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PODCAST | Our Lady of Sorrows

In September the Church celebrates the feasts of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (14th) and Our Lady of Sorrows (15th). On today’s podcast we prepare ourselves for the celebration of these feasts with the help of Our Lady by observing her example during the Passion of her Son and contemplating her at the foot […]

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