Homily for the Feast of St Josemaria Escriva – June 26, 2011

Dear brothers and sisters, We have anticipated by one day the celebration of the liturgical feast of St Josemaria, because tomorrow, the anniversary of the day he went to Heaven, coincides this year with the feast of Corpus Christi. However, this circumstance can help us to prepare better for that great solemnity. St Josemaria used […]

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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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The Vocation of Marriage

By Msgr. Cormac Burke Msgr. Cormac Burke is a priest of the Prelature of Opus Dei.  In 1999, after retirement from the Roman Rota, he returned to Africa where he teaches at Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya.  This article is published in “Faith”, vol, 43, no. 4 (2011), pp. 6-9. Marriage is a vocation; it is […]

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Footprints in the Snow | On St. Josemaria Escriva’s Call to the Priesthood

Celebrating the Anniversary of the Priestly Ordination of St. Josemaria Escriva, March 28, 1925! On January 9, 1918, Josemaria Escriva turned sixteen. The city of Logrono, Spain where he and his family lived at the time lay peaceful under a heavy snowfall. On one of those wintry days the young man looked down at the […]

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Interview: 10 Questions about the St. Josemaria Institute

In February 2012, the Executive Director of St. Josemaria Institute, Elia Rivera, was interviewed by the web-editors of the St. Josemaria information website in Rome (www.josemariaescriva.info). In the interview, she answers “10 Questions about the St. Josemaria Institute” and explains the mission and goals of this young non-profit organization in the United States. 1. When […]

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Teaching the Faith in the Family: Guidelines from St. Josemaria Escriva

By Dr. Michele Dolz Romana – Bulletin of the Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei Issue 32, January-June 2011 “The parents’ mission to educate their children in the faith stems from the sacraments. When they teach the faith at home, it is the Church that is teaching. Their home is the domestic Church. […]

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