Number of articles: 266

"The saint of the ordinary"

A 7 minute video about the life of Saint Josemaría Escrivá, who spread the call to sanctity in daily life and was called the "saint of the ordinary" by John Paul II. "We have to be contemplative souls in the middle of the world, who strive to turn our work into prayer," he often said.

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”What do you want to leave in our hearts?”

“When you leave,” St. Josemaría was once asked,” what do you want to leave in our hearts.” He quickly replied: “That you be brothers and sisters to all creatures: sowers of peace and joy” (1:10).

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To be tranquil and serene

Saint Josemaria speaks to a gathering of priests, encouraging them to identify themselves with Christ.

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"Christ is Passing By" in mp3

An audio version of "Christ's Death is the Christian's Life," from "Christ is Passing By."

Documentation

“Lord, I love you”

In order to love someone, we have to get to know them, converse with them, laugh and suffer with them. And this is what we need to do with Jesus Christ. St. Josemaría told him: “I believe in you, I hope in you, I love you, I long to be your friend…” (2:01)

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St. Josemaría: "Returning to the Father's House"

As we see in the parable of the prodigal son, Christian life means returning every day to the Father's house (02’22’’).

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Saint Josemaria's Prayer to the Holy Spirit

In April 1934, Saint Josemaria composed a prayer to the Holy Spirit that he prayed frequently and encouraged others to pray.

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“Jesus and his disciples”

How does Jesus approach us? Our Lord approaches us as he did his disciples: with affection, with naturalness, with patience in the face of our mistakes (0:59).

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Enthused with ordinary life

“If you put love into each day, each day is different.” This is the advice Opus Dei’s founder gives to those who want to flee from routine and find God in their daily lives (video: 1’53”).

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Holy Mass

Jesus Christ, truly present in the Eucharist: "Lord: I know that you are alive, that you are hidden there by Love". Weekly Video (1’18’’).

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