Saint Josemaria was born on January 9, 1902. Here are four videos about his life and teachings.
For Saint Josemaria's birthday on January 9, we offer some excerpts from an article published by "Real Clear Religion" entitled "The Tweetable Saint."
A new video of Saint Josemaria offers 44 brief clips from his oral preaching between 1972 and 1975 in Europe and Latin America. It can be downloaded or purchased from Beta films with English subtitles.
For many people a saint is an “uncomfortable" person to live with. But this doesn't mean that he has to be unbearable. A saint's zeal should never be bitter. When he corrects he should never be wounding. His example should never be an arrogant moral slap in his neighbour's face. (The Forge, 578)
Therefore, when in our own life or in that of others we notice something that isn't going well, something that requires the spiritual and human help which, as children of God, we can and ought...
"I will never tire of repeating that we have to be contemplative souls in the midst of the world, who try to convert their work into prayer.”