I remember, many years ago now, I was going along a road in Castile with some friends, when we noticed something in a field far away which made a deep impression on me at the time and has since often helped me in my prayer.
At Christmas our thoughts turn to the different events and circumstances surrounding the birth of the Son of God. As we contemplate the stable in Bethlehem or the home of the holy family in Nazareth, Mary, Joseph and the child Jesus occupy a special place in our hearts.
In this interview, the St. Josemaria Institute speaks with Gina Fensterer of Someday Saints about encountering God in the midst of everyday life, pursuing holiness as a family, and practical tips for a fruitful Advent season.
In the three-year cycle of readings for the Solemnity of Christ the King, it might seem strange to have Gospels that emphasize Christ’s weakness. Instead of seeing the Lord in triumph, we often see Him judged and condemned or hanging from the cross.
A burning lamp is a Biblical symbol of vigilance, fidelity. Waiting servants, no less than the ten virgins of the wedding party, are expected to keep their lamps supplied with oil for one purpose: keeping the lamp’s light aflame. And that flame means much more than light to see by.
In this interview the St. Josemaria Institute speaks with Steven Alspach, owner of St. Mary’s Coffee, on the importance of community, faith, and evangelization.
The Gospel of the beatitudes, appointed for the solemnity of All Saints, is God’s prescription for human holiness and happiness (see Mt 5:1-12), but they aren’t things that would naturally be your “first pick.”
The St. Josemaria Institute is celebrating five years since the launch of our podcast in 2015!
In this interview the St. Josemaria Institute speaks with Catherine McMahon on St. Josemaria, community, and maintaining faith in a predominantly secular society.
In this interview, the St. Josemaria Institute speaks with Hope Acquilano about her creative background and passion for sharing the lives of the saints through art.
In this interview, the St. Josemaria Institute speaks with Fr. John Henry Hanson, O. Praem. about his new book which is featured as our Book of the Month for July 2020. The book was published in 2020 by Scepter Publishers and is available online now.
“Wanting Jesus Alone to Shine” is a biography of St. Josemaria Escriva, the founder of Opus Dei, illustrated with more than 300 photos, maps, infographics and autograph texts.
To find our place in the heart of Mary, Mother of the Church, is unique—not so much the sentimental homecoming of popular song, but a place of rebirth in Christ.