2018 Feast Day Celebration in India

Celebrations have been underway around the world in honor of St. Josemaria’s Feast Day (June 26th)! If you would like to share photos and stories of your local celebration please forward them to: info@stjosemaria.org. Following are a note and photos from this year’s celebration in Chennai, India: On June 26th 2018, a group of cooperators in […]

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The Great Unknown

Having just read in the Acts of the Apostles about Pentecost, the day when the Holy Spirit came down on the Lord’s disciples, we are conscious of being present at the great display of God’s power with which the Church’s life began to spread among all nations. The victory Christ achieved through his obedience, his […]

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Ten Questions about Marriage & Family with St. Josemaria

In the following ten questions, St. Josemaria Escriva provides answers and guidance about love, engagement, marriage, fidelity, raising children, keeping a family united, and more: 1. What are the most important values in Christian marriage? “The majority of the members of Opus Dei are married people, so in this field I can speak from the […]

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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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10 Questions: Bishop Javier Echevarria on St. Josemaria Escriva

Did St Josemaria ever get tired of serving God? How did he react to his failures? And to difficulties? What was his secret for staying faithful and in love with God? These and other questions are answered in this interview with Bishop Javier Echevarria (1932-2016) published in 2000. Bishop Javier Echevarria lived and worked near […]

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St. Thomas More as Intercessor of Opus Dei

St. Thomas More appears to have been chosen as the fourth saintly Intercessor of Opus Dei in mid-1954. Means and influences (especially publications) by which St. Josemaría might have come to relatively precocious knowledge of, and appreciation for, the English martyr before that date. Several ways in which the saint was an apposite Intercessor. Development […]

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