In this first podcast of a five-part series, Fr. Donncha shares a brief history of ‘The Way of the Cross’ as he introduces listeners to this beloved devotion in the Church.
You can imagine the old Simeon, so many years dreaming about it, wondering what the Child and His parents would look like… When he saw the Child coming into the temple in the arms of Mary he asked to hold Him in his arms too.
On the Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Fr. Javier del Castillo (Vicar of Opus Dei in the Midwest) reflects on three ways in which we can draw closer to the Heart of Christ. What You’ll Hear: – How the Sacraments of the Church are “born” from the Sacred Heart of Jesus – […]
When we attend Mass do we really envision the joining of heaven and earth, which is about to become visible for us in the Most Holy Sacrifice of the Mass? Do we work on realizing how precious a gift Our Father has given us, our Daily Bread, given for our spiritual sustenance. We need to […]
“Do not be afraid or terrified with fear of them, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts. Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope, but do it with gentleness and reverence, keeping your conscience clear…” (1 Peter 3:14-16) This is the courage that […]
[ Transcript ] In a homily given by St. Josemaria Escriva in the 1960’s, he called everyone gathered there to imitate Jesus’ love for humanity. But what does this call invite us to do today? In this podcast, Fr. Peter Armenio enlightens us by explaining that the call to passionately love the world invites us […]
Fr. Peter Armenio, an Opus Dei priest, is quoted in this podcast saying, “We are disciples of Christ marked with this unity of life that we give an experience of Christ through joy.” He challenges us to evaluate our daily lives and see if we can find Christ there in the midst. He stresses that, […]
In this podcast, Fr. Peter Armenio reflects on how St. Josemaria Escriva was inspired by the light of God with the mission to bring Christ into the heart of the entire world in a way that He had never been before, especially into a world gripped by a culture of death and in need of […]
“My Father — talk to him like that, confidently — who art in heaven, look upon me with compassionate Love, and make me respond to thy love. —Melt and enkindle my heart of bronze, burn and purify my unmortified flesh, fill my mind with supernatural light, make my tongue proclaim the Love and Glory of […]
In this meditation, Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, invites us to come to understand the importance of the second most perfect gift that God has given us at the foot of the cross, the Mother of Jesus, the Queen of Heaven and Earth, is also our Mother. He explains through her Immaculate […]
In this meditation from Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, we are invited to reflect upon the cross, particularly as a medium to connect with the Lord. Highlighting the imprisonment and martyrdom of St. Thomas More as an example, Fr. Peter illustrates that when faced with suffering, we might be tempted to discouragement if […]