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Every week on our podcast you will find prayerful reflections and spiritual readings to help you grow closer to God through the liturgical seasons, feast days, devotions, the lives of the saints, and the moments of everyday life.  The podcasts are usually under 30 minutes so that you can take advantage of them during your time of prayer, commute, lunch, or any time you want to listen to something good. For tips on how to use our podcasts in your daily prayer, please click here.

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PODCAST | "LOVE FOR THE LITURGY"

Today in the podcast…. Love For The Liturgy When we attend Mass do we really envision the joining of heaven […]

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PODCAST | "GOOD NEWS OF GREAT JOY"

Today in the podcast…. GOOD NEWS OF GREAT JOY . . . Do not be afraid or terrified with fear […]

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PODCAST | "PASSIONATELY LOVING THE WORLD"

Today in the podcast…. Passionately Loving The World In a homily given by St. Josemaria Escriva in the 1960’s he […]

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PODCAST | "UNITY OF LIFE"

Today in the podcast…. Unity Of Life Fr. Peter Armenio, an Opus Dei priest, is quoted in this podcast saying, […]

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PODCAST | "NO ORDINARY LIGHT"

Today in the podcast…. No Ordinary Light Fr. Peter Armenio, an Opus Dei priest, reminds us that St. Josemaria was […]

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PODCAST | "Interior Struggle"

Today in the podcast…. Interior Struggle Jesus spoke these words, “For I tell you, that unless your righteousness exceeds that […]

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PODCAST | "I Have Sinned"

Today in the podcast…. I HAVE SINNED “I will get up an go back to my father and say to […]

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PODCAST | "God Is My Father"

Today in the podcast…. GOD IS MY FATHER “My Father — talk to him like that, confidently — who art […]

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PODCAST | "Our Perfect Mother"

Today in the podcast…. OUR PERFECT MOTHER In this meditation, Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, invites us […]

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PODCAST | "Embracing The Cross"

Today in the podcast…. EMBRACING THE CROSS In this meditation from Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, we are […]

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PODCAST | "Apostolate of Attraction"

Today in the podcast…. APOSTOLATE OF ATTRACTION In this meditation from Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, we are […]

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PODCAST | "Becoming Christ"

Today in the podcast…. Becoming Christ Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, helps us to reflect upon the means […]

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PODCAST | "Apostolic Zeal"

Today in the podcast…. Apostolic Zeal In this meditation by Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, we reflect upon […]

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PODCAST | "Deny Yourself"

Today in the podcast…. Deny Yourself In this meditation, Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, invites us to reflect […]

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PODCAST | The New Commandment

Today on the podcast…. The New Commandment Fr Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, reflects on the New Commandment […]

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PODCAST | Turning Work into Prayer

“Each and every event of this life, without exception, must be steps which take you to God, which move you […]

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PODCAST | Mary, Our Hope

  In this meditation, Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, invites us to reflect upon Mary, especially in light […]

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PODCAST | "Becoming a laborer"

Using the story of the Rich Young Man as the model, Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, reflects upon […]

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PODCAST | The Four Characteristics of a Priestly Soul

Today in the podcast… Fr. Javier del Castillo explains why priests need our prayers and reflects on the four characteristics […]

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PODCAST | "A Joyful Affirmation"

“Blessed are the pure of heart, for they shall see God” (Matthew 5:8). In this meditation, Fr. Peter Armenio, priest […]

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PODCAST | "Transmitting the Joy of Christ"

Today in the podcast… Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, reflects upon joy as the foundation for all evangelization […]

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PODCAST | "Do Whatever He Tells You"

In this reflection from Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, we are invited to hear Mary’s words from the […]

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PODCAST | On Patriotism

Today on the podcast…* As we celebrate Independence Day in the USA (July 4th), Fr. Javier del Castillo invites us […]

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PODCAST | The Feast of St. Josemaria Escriva (June 26th)

Today on the podcast…* Fr. Javier del Castillo, priest of Opus Dei, reflects on the holy life of the patron saint […]

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PODCAST | "St. Josemaria's Message on Work"

Today on the podcast… On June 26th, the Church celebrates the feast of St. Josemaria Escriva. In this reflection, Fr. […]

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PODCAST | Corpus Christi and the Mystery of the Eucharist

Today on the podcast… Fr. Javier del Castillo, priest of Opus Dei, shares a reflection on the mystery of the […]

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PODCAST | "The Work of the Holy Spirit"

Today on the podcast… Reflecting on the scene of the Last Supper, when Jesus is “beginning to hand the baton […]

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PODCAST | The Most Holy Trinity

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. On the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Fr. Javier del Castillo, priest of Opus […]

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PODCAST | Is Christ My Passion?

Today on the podcast… Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, reflects on the poverty spirit we should cultivate in […]

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PODCAST | Pentecost Sunday

In this podcast, Fr. Javier del Castillo, priest of Opus Dei, shows how the Apostles were changed after receiving the […]

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PODCAST | Remain in Me

Today on the podcast… In this reflection from Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, we are invited to contemplate […]

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PODCAST | On the Feast of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo (May 12)

Following the beatification of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo in 2014, the Church designated May 12th, the anniversary of his First […]

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PODCAST | The Resurrection: An Icon of Joy

Today on the podcast… In this reflection, Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, invites us to take time during […]

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PODCAST | St. Joseph: Template of the Christian Vocation

Today on the podcast… On May 1st, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of St. Joseph the Worker. To help […]

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PODCAST | Learn from Me

Today on the podcast… “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. […]

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PODCAST | Easter: True Witnesses of Christ

In this podcast for Easter Sunday, Fr. Javier del Castillo invites us to contemplate the Resurrection of Christ and how […]

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PODCAST | Watch and Pray

Today on the podcast… During this prayerful time of Holy Week, Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, reminds us […]

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PODCAST | The Most Revolutionary “Yes”

Today on the podcast… Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, reflects on the scene of the Annunciation of the […]

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PODCAST | Do you love me?

Today on the podcast… Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, invites us in this Lenten reflection to seek a […]

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The Works of God | iPray with the Gospel (4th Sunday of Lent)

As he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth. And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, […]

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Solemnity of the Annunciation | iPray with the Gospel

The angel came to her and said, “Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with you!” But she was greatly […]

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PODCAST | Being Light and Salt

Today on the podcast… Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, explains the Christian vocation in the middle of […]

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Living Water | iPray with the Gospel (3rd Sunday of Lent)

There came a woman of Samaria to draw water. Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink”…The Samaritan woman said […]

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PODCAST | The Mass and Evangelization

Today on the podcast… Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, explains what it means to “put on the […]

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Up a High Mountain | iPray with the Gospel (2nd Sunday of Lent)

And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John his brother, and led them up a […]

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PODCAST | Becoming a Grain of Wheat

Today on the podcast… Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, contemplates St. John’s definition of God as “infinite […]

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Into the Wilderness | iPray with the Gospel (1st Sunday of Lent)

Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And he fasted […]

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PODCAST | Bringing Christ to the Periphery

Today on the podcast… Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, reflects on Christ’s last words before his Ascension […]

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"Do Not Be Anxious About Tomorrow" | iPray with the Gospel

“Why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they neither toil nor spin; […]

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Feast of the Chair of St. Peter | iPray with the Gospel

Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do men say that the […]

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PODCAST | Connecting With Christ Through Humility

Today on the podcast… Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, shows how the Christian life is a continual […]

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"Love Your Enemies" | iPray with the Gospel (7th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbour and hate your enemy.’ But I say to […]

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Feast of Saints Cyril and Methodius | iPray with the Gospel

After this the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them on ahead of him, two by two, into every town […]

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"Do Not Swear At All" | iPray with the Gospel (6th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

“Whoever then relaxes one of the least of these commandments and teaches men so, shall be called least in the […]

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PODCAST | Revealing the Heart of Christ

Today on the podcast… Revealing the Heart of Christ Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, reflects on Jesus’s […]

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The Light of the World | iPray with the Gospel (5th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hid. Nor do men light […]

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PODCAST | Making Christ Our Center

Today on the podcast… Making Christ Our Center Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, shares what the parable […]

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The Sermon on the Mount | iPray with the Gospel

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they […]

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The Conversion of St. Paul | iPray with the Gospel

And he said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to the whole creation. He who […]

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PODCAST | Becoming Leaven for the World

Today on the podcast… Becoming Leaven for the World Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, encourages us to […]

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I Will Make You Fishers of Men | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus saw two brothers, Simon who is called Peter and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for […]

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Behold the Lamb of God | iPray with the Gospel

The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the […]

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PODCAST | Our Journey To Christ the Light

Today on the podcast… Our Journey To Christ the Light At the end of this Christmas season, Fr. Peter Armenio, […]

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The Baptism of Our Lord | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus came to John, to be baptised by him. John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptised […]

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The Epiphany of Our Lord | iPray with the Gospel

Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from […]

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PODCAST | To Jesus Through Mary

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud Did you know that listeners like you are helping to make these podcasts possible? […]

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The Most Holy Name of Jesus | iPray with the Gospel

The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the […]

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The Feast of Mary, The Holy Mother of God | iPray with the Gospel

And they went with haste, and found Mary and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger. And when they […]

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His Own People Received Him Not | iPray with the Gospel

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in […]

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Feast of the Holy Family | iPray with the Gospel

Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the Passover. And when he was twelve years […]

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My Eyes Have Seen Your Salvation | iPray with the Gospel

And when the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem […]

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Feast of the Holy Innocents | iPray with the Gospel

An angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Rise, take the child and his mother, […]

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Feast of St John the Apostle | iPray with the Gospel

Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one […]

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The Feast of St. Stephen, the First Martyr | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus said to his disciples, “Beware of men; for they will deliver you up to councils, and flog you in […]

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Christmas Day | iPray with the Gospel

In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled… And all went […]

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Christmas Eve | iPray with the Gospel

Zechariah said, “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has visited and redeemed his people, and has raised […]

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PODCAST | God's Love For Us

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud Did you know that listeners like you are helping to make these podcasts possible? […]

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PODCAST | Christmas, A Celebration of Divine Access

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud Did you know that listeners like you are helping to make these podcasts possible? […]

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PODCAST | The Humanity of Jesus

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud Did you know that listeners like you are helping to make these podcasts possible? […]

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She Will Bear a Son | iPray with the Gospel (The Fourth Sunday of Advent)

Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, […]

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PODCAST | Becoming Bethlehem

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud Did you know that listeners like you are helping to make these podcasts possible? […]

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PODCAST | Mary, Teacher of Friendship

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud Did you know that listeners like you are helping to make these podcasts possible? […]

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The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe | iPray with the Gospel

In those days Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country, to a city of Judah, and she […]

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Gaudete Sunday | iPray with the Gospel

Now when John heard in prison about the deeds of the Christ, he sent word by his disciples and said […]

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Feast of the Immaculate Conception | iPray with the Gospel

The angel Gabriel said to Mary, “Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with you! … Do not be afraid, […]

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The Voice Crying Out in the Wilderness | iPray with the Gospel (The Second Sunday of Advent)

In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is […]

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You Do Not Know On What Day Your Lord Is Coming | iPray with the Gospel (The First Sunday of Advent)

“As were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of man. For as in those […]

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PODCAST | The Joy of Encountering Christ

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud Did you know that listeners like you are helping to make these podcasts possible? […]

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PODCAST | Thanksgiving Day and Acts of Gratitude

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. As we celebrate Thanksgiving Day in the United States, Father Javier del Castillo reminds […]

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PODCAST | The Sanctification of Work

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud Today on the podcast… The Sanctification of Work Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of […]

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The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary | iPray with the Gospel

And the people stood by, watching; but the rulers scoffed at him, saying, “He saved others; let him save himself, […]

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The Feast of Christ the King | iPray with the Gospel

And the people stood by, watching; but the rulers scoffed at him, saying, “He saved others; let him save himself, […]

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PODCAST | On Eternal Truths: Death, Judgment, Heaven and Hell

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud Today on the podcast… On Eternal Truths Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus […]

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Take Heed That You Are Not Led Astray | iPray with the Gospel

And as some spoke of the temple, how it was adorned with noble stones and offerings, Jesus said, “As for […]

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On the St. Josemaria Institute Podcast we share weekly reflections by a priest of Opus Dei who, in the spirit […]

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PODCAST | The Beatitudes and Holiness

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud Today on the podcast… The Beatitudes and Holiness Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of […]

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He Is Not God of the Dead, but of the Living | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus said to the Sadducees, “that the dead are raised, even Moses showed, in the passage about the bush, where […]

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All Souls Day | iPray with the Gospel

And when the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour. And at […]

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PODCAST | A Reflection on the Universal Call to Holiness

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. Today on the podcast… A Reflection on the Universal Call to Holiness Fr. Peter […]

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All Saints Day | iPray with the Gospel

Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down his disciples came to him. And […]

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Zacchaeus, A Chief Tax Collector | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. And there was a man named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector, […]

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Feast of Saints Simon and Jude | iPray with the Gospel

In these days he went out to the mountain to pray; and all night he continued in prayer to God. […]

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PODCAST | Jesus, Our Hope in Times of Trial

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. Today on the podcast… Jesus, Our Hope in Times of Trial Fr. Peter Armenio, […]

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He Who Humbles Himself Will Be Exalted | iPray with the Gospel

“Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee […]

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Feast of St. Luke (Oct. 18th) | iPray with the Gospel

After this the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them on ahead of him, two by two, into every town […]

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PODCAST | October: The Month of the Holy Rosary

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. Today on the podcast… October: The Month of the Holy Rosary Fr. Peter Armenio, […]

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Will Not God Vindicate His Elect, Who Cry to Him Day and Night | iPray with the Gospel

Jesus told them a parable, to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. He said, […]

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PODCAST | A Reflection on the Interior Struggle of the Christian Life

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. Today on the podcast… A Reflection on the Interior Struggle of the Christian Life […]

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"Were Not Ten Cleansed? Where are the Nine?" | iPray with the Gospel

As Jesus entered a village, he was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance and lifted up their […]

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The Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary | iPray with the Gospel

The angel said to Mary, “Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with you!” But she was greatly troubled at […]

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PODCAST | A Reflection on the Anniversary of the Founding of Opus Dei

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. Today on the podcast… A Reflection on the Anniversary of the Founding of Opus […]

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"We Have Only Done What Was Our Duty" | iPray with the Gospel

Will any one of you, who has a servant ploughing or keeping sheep, say to him when he has come […]

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The Rich Man's Lack of Generosity | iPray with the Gospel

“There was a rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. And […]

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The Feast of St. Matthew | iPray with the Gospel

As Jesus passed on from there, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax office; and he said […]

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He Who is Faithful in a Very Little is Faithful Also in Much | iPray with the Gospel

“He who is faithful in a very little is faithful also in much; and he who is dishonest in a […]

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Our Lady of Sorrows | iPray with the Gospel

Standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary […]

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The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross | iPray with the Gospel

No one has ascended into heaven but he who descended from heaven, the Son of man. And as Moses lifted […]

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The Feast of the Most Holy Name of Mary | iPray with the Gospel

In those days Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country, to a city of Judah, and she […]

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The Feast of the Nativity of Our Lady | iPray with the Gospel

Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, […]

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First, Count the Cost | iPray with the Gospel

“Which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has […]

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