In this podcast, Fr. Peter Armenio sheds light on the mystery of redemption and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.
In this featured mini-series, the St. Josemaria Institute shares a collection of four meditations on St. Josemaria’s profound teachings on the meaning and sanctification of work in our daily life as Christians.
In this podcast, Fr. Javier del Castillo shares a reflection on the Gospel scene in which Martha welcomes Christ into her home (Luke 10:38-42) and reveals to us the meaning of letting go and letting God into our lives.
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, Fr. Peter Armenio shares the biblical basis for giving glory to God through our work, and explains how Jesus’ hidden life of work is meant to be for us a model for holiness. “We have to give glory to God in our work. We find Jesus Christ when we spend ourselves out […]
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!…: […]
In this reflection on The Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth, we encounter the realization that Mary offers us much in the way of teaching us about self-giving. Especially in the way she puts others first, always availing herself to acts of serving others for the love of God. There is an experience of […]
Today on the podcast, we are invited to reflect and pray about: What is the ordinary and how can it help us to be extraordinary? Jesus’ life growing up was not written down. There is no account of his activities after Joseph and Mary found him in the Temple until his baptism in the River […]
If true happiness is what we are looking for when seeking freedom, then we should observe the actions of Jesus Christ.
“When he was at table with them, he took the bread and blessed and broke it and gave it to them. And their eyes were opened, and they recognized him. And he vanished from their sight. They said to each other, ‘Did not our hearts burn within us while he talked to us on […]
“Each and every event of this life, without exception, must be steps which take you to God, which move you to know him and love him, to give him thanks, and to strive to make everyone else know and love him” (St. Josemaria Escriva; The Forge, no. 680). In this meditation from Fr. Peter Armenio, […]