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December Recollection Kit (2022)

A recollection is a “mini-retreat,” a few hours of quiet prayer when we look at our lives in God's presence. This guide can help us spend an hour or two in loving conversation with God, right where we are.

Fostering Interior Life

Meditations: Saturday of the First Week of Lent

Some reflections that can assist our prayer during this season of Advent.

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“I count my joys instead”

Chidinma describes how she found happiness through a friend and a three week internship at Wavecrest Students Hall, Surulere, Lagos.

Personal testimonies

Meditations: Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Some reflections that can assist our prayer during this Lenten season.

Fostering Interior Life

“It is Worthwhile!” (V): In its Original Purity and Radiant Newness

Our Lord promised that the Holy Spirit would accompany his Church and help her be faithful, that is, attentive to transmitting what was received, in a permanent dialogue with each age. That is also Opus Dei’s path throughout history.

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"Before ending the day, stop a moment"

In his 30 November general audience, Pope Francis continued his cycle of catechesis on spiritual discernment, speaking about true consolation and the daily examination of conscience.

From the Church and the Pope

Prelature of Opus Dei

On 28 November 1982, St. John Paul II erected Opus Dei as a Personal Prelature by means of the Apostolic Constitution "Ut sit." Here are some videos and texts on its juridical structure and apostolic mission.

Personal prelature

Audience with Pope Francis: "In this wounded world, bring Christ's charity to many"

Pope Francis received the Prelate of Opus Dei, Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz, in an audience. He was accompanied by the auxiliary vicar, Msgr. Mariano Fazio.

From the Church and the Pope

Meditations: Friday of the First Week of Lent

Some reflections that can assist our prayer during these days of the Lenten season.

Immaculate Conception: Magisterium, Fathers, Saints

Many Catholics have the pious custom of praying a novena from 30 November to 8 December, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. As the novena begins, here are a selection of texts from the Magisterium, Fathers of the Church and saints.

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