Pope Francis: Address to the Campus Bio-medico University in Rome
"Blessed Alvaro del Portillo encouraged you to place yourselves every day at the service of the human person in his or her entirety. I thank you for this, it is very pleasing to God." Address by Pope Francis on 18 October to respresentatives from the Campus Biomedico University in Rome.
Crossing the Pyrenees: All of Them or None of Them
At the end of 1937 Saint Josemaría and some of the first members of Opus Dei and friends crossed the Pyrenees to the so-called national zone, where it was easier for Saint Josemaría to continue his priestly work. During this crossing, there were some particularly risky and difficult moments. The historian José Carlos Martín de la Hoz recounts one of them.
"That First Prayer of a Child of God" (with audio)
On 16 October 1931, Saint Josemaria, beset with many worries, deeply experienced the reality that he was a child of God, which he called a "new Mediterranean" in his life.