On that October dawn in 2002, very early and with barely any sleep, a group of college students and I had approached St. Peter’s Square to partake in the ceremony in the open air.
Let St. Josemaria inspire you to pray the Holy Rosary with greater devotion and love!
You hear people saying sometimes that there are fewer miracles nowadays. Might it not rather be that there are fewer people living a life of faith?
St. Josemaria Escriva’s devotion the Archangels is well-known in Opus Dei as he entrusted the apostolates of its members to their protection. However, his devotion is also an example for all the faithful.
The title of “Our Lady of Mercy” came to hold a special place in St. Josemaria’s memory and heart.
St. Josemaria’s profound devotion to the Holy Cross of Jesus is highlighted in brief accounts from his close friends and collaborators.
The devotion to the Seven Sorrows of Mary helps us to meditate on the events in Our Lady’s life when she lovingly and willingly united herself to her Son’s self-giving and sacrifice on the Cross.
You and I need to be made anew, we need to wake up from the slumber of feebleness by which we are so easily lulled and to become aware once again, in a deeper and more immediate way, of our condition as children of God.
The St. Josemaria Institute “spiritual backpack” is a curated selection of resources for students, families and teachers to help maintain a happy spiritual life throughout the school year.
“Mary has been taken up to heaven by God in body and soul, and the angels rejoice.” Joy overtakes both angels and men. Why is it that we feel today this intimate delight, with our heart brimming over, with our soul full of peace?