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Saint Josemaría Escrivá
"Sanctifying one's work is no fantastic dream, but the mission of every Christian - yours and mine.”
SAINT JOSEMARÍA, Founder of Opus Dei

Saint Josemaria "in action"

Books by St Josemaria

The Way

The Way

Read these counsels slowly. Pause to meditate on these...

Furrow

Furrow

In a note to a 1950 edition of The Way, Saint Josemaría...

The Forge

The Forge

This book, a compilation of spiritual annotations of...

Holy Rosary

Holy Rosary

One December morning in 1931, Fr. Josemaría dashed off this...

Saint Josemaria Prayer Card

Saint Josemaria Prayer Card

Christians have always had recourse to the intercession of saints: their example shows us that it is possible to grow in holiness, and their prayer before God can be especially helpful in times of need.

Message of the day

“Mary, Queen of Apostles”

What an extraordinary lesson each one of the teachings of the New Testament contains. The Master, before ascending to the right hand of the Father, told the disciples: ``Go and preach to all nations'', and they had remained full of peace. But they still had doubts: they did not know what to do, and they gathered around Mary, Queen of Apostles, so as to become zealous preachers of the Truth which will save the world. (Furrow, 232)

If we look at ourselves humbly, we will see clearly that, in addition to his gift of faith, Our Lord has also granted us a number of talents and qualities. None of us has been mass‑produced. Our Father has created us one by one and shared out different goods among his children. It is up to us to use these talents, these qualities, in the service of all men. We are called to use the gifts God has given us as instruments to help others discover Christ…

Our task as children of God...