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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Feast of St. Nicholas: “Trust in God’s Providence”

On December 6th we celebrate the feast of St. Nicholas of Bari. Like many today, St. Josemaria Escriva had a trusting devotion to the patron saint of financial difficulties and the saint of marrying the unmarriageble. The saint’s holy life reminds us that our personal generosity is possible because God never denies us what we need […]

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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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