Paths of Contemplation

Spiritual life
Paths of Contemplation

Setting out on paths of contemplation amid our daily life means letting the Holy Spirit shape Christ in us, so that His face is reflected in our...

"Abba, Father"

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"Abba, Father"

"We continue to say 'Our Father,' but with the heart we are invited to say 'Papa,' to have a relationship with God like that of a child with his...

The Epiphany of Our Lord

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The Epiphany of Our Lord

Text and audio recording of Saint Josemaria's homily, given on 6 January 1956, on the meaning of the feast of the Epiphany in the Church.

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"Our treasure is Christ"

"Earthly goods are not bad, but they are debased when man sets them up as idols, when he adores them. They are ennobled when they are converted into instruments for good, for just and charitable Christian undertakings. We cannot seek after material goods as if they were a treasure. Our treasure is Christ and all our love and desire must be centered on him." (Christ is passing by, 35)

If you want to be your own masters at all times, I advise you to make a very real effort to be detached from everything, and to do so without fear or hesitation. Then, when you go about your various duties, whether personal, family or otherwise, make honest use of upright human means with a view to serving God, his ...