In this podcast for the Second Week of Advent, Fr. Peter Armenio directs our attention to the metaphors of conversion found in the gospel description of St. John the Baptist: “A voice of one crying in the desert, ‘prepare the way of the Lord, make straight His paths.'”
In this podcast, Fr. Peter Armenio explains an important aspect regarding the Communion of Saints: “the holier you are, the more you help the Church, the more you help the world; it’s that simple, that challenging as well.”
We know that the Christian life is not compatible with self-satisfied mediocrity, love of comfort, and lukewarmness. We need great moral strength to reach Heaven and that means a daily perseverance towards sanctity.
In this podcast, Msgr. Fred Dolan shares a reflection on the standard of holiness which St. Josemaria characterizes by the following three points: holy intransigence, holy coercion, and holy shamelessness.
As the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on August 15, Msgr. Fred Dolan shares a reflection on the life of faith modeled by Our Lady and how we too can be filled with a trust and joy that is unable to be shaken by difficulties.
As we conclude our mini-series on St. Josemaria’s homily, ‘Passionately Loving the World’, Fr. Peter Armenio shares a reflection on the inestimable value of ordinary life and how it serves as a medium through which we encounter the presence of God.
In this podcast, Fr. Donncha Ó hAodha continues our mini-series on St. Josemaria’s homily Passionately Loving the World with a reflection on our call to profoundly love and serve the Lord in and through our ordinary circumstances, especially our work.
In this featured mini-series on the St. Josemaria Institute podcast, Msgr. Fred Dolan reflects on Pope Francis’ Apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, and unpacks the goal set forth for us and our families to resemble more closely the Holy Family of Nazareth.
In this podcast, Fr. Eric Nicolai shares a reflection on the dangers of keeping our faith solely within the confines of our personal life rather than allowing it to permeate every aspect of our life–from the church, to the office, and among friends.
As we begin a new four-part series on ‘Passionately Loving the World’, Fr. Peter Armenio enlightens us in this meditation by explaining that the call to passionately love the world invites us to leave our comfort zone, find new compassion for others, and to be present for those who do not know that they hunger for Chris