In this podcast, Fr. Peter Armenio reflects on the fact that “we’re not called to make it [to Heaven] by the skin of our teeth.” We are called to make use of all of our time on earth to become saints.
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.”
In this podcast, Fr. Donncha helps us consider that the Christian vocation to holiness rests upon our ability to let God work in and through us.
In this podcast, Msgr. Fred Dolan examines three important players for our spiritual life: the intellect, will, and heart.
In this podcast, Fr. Javier del Castillo shares an insightful reflection on the Holy Archangels – St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael – in preparation for their Feast on September 29.
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.
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 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
Today’s podcast commemorates the 50th Anniversary of St. Josemaria Escriva’s pilgrimage to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City from May 15-24, 1970.
In today’s podcast, we continue with the second installment of our three-part series exploring the prominent themes in Towards Holiness – a homily by St. Josemaria Escriva on the universal call to holiness.
As we begin this new year, we are pleased to share a three part mini-series from Fr. Javier del Castillo exploring the prominent themes in Towards Holiness, a homily written by St. Josemaria in 1967 that explores the call to sainthood.
In this podcast, Fr. Javier del Castillo shares a reflection on working for God, inspired by the homily given by Saint Josemaria on February 6, 1960. Fr. Javier poses three important questions for us to consider as we approach work each day: Do we work for Christ? We see in the beginning passages of Scripture […]
On this podcast we are invited to contemplate the apostles’ first encounter with Jesus Christ and how that experience was an encounter with the love He had for them. Jesus is human love with a human nature–the Word made flesh. After Jesus’ first conversation with Andrew and John, Andrew left the Lord’s house a new […]
On June 26th, the Church celebrates the feast of St. Josemaria Escriva. In this reflection, Fr. Peter Armenio explains why the Holy Spirit moved the Church to canonize St. Josemaria so quickly. The reason, he suggests, is because “the Church wants us to encounter Jesus amid work” following Jesus’s own example. “Jesus’ thirty-three years!…: […]
Today in the podcast… Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, reflects upon joy as the foundation for all evangelization and how living joy in our daily lives can lead others to encounter Christ. The particular role of the laity in bringing Christ to the world, especially in the places we live and work, requires […]
In this reflection from Fr. Peter Armenio, priest of Opus Dei, we are invited to hear Mary’s words from the Wedding Feast of Cana, “Do whatever He tells you” (John 2:5), as our instructions to listen and respond to Jesus’s command given during the Last Supper. “So when he had washed their feet [and] put […]
In this podcast, Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, guides us in our prayer to see that it is God’s will for us to become saints. Reflecting on the example of the saints and the Catholic Church’s tradition of canonizing saints, he points out the importance of recognizing our own call to holiness […]
In this podcast, Fr. Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei, explains how suffering is not a sign that should cause us to lose hope, but rather it is a sign of our sharing in the Cross of Christ, which according to St. Paul is the power of God. We also hear how we can grow […]