"The holiness that Our Lord demands of you is to be achieved by carrying out with love of God your work and your daily duties, and these will almost always consist of small realities.” Saint Josemaría
"The holiness that Our Lord demands of you is to be achieved by carrying out with love of God your work and your daily duties, and these will almost always consist of small realities.”
The scene of the "Pietà," with the dead body of Christ resting in Mary’s arms, has often moved Christian hearts.
“Beside the Cross of Jesus were his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene” (Jn 19:25).
A new episode in the life of our Lady. "And so, it was in Cana of Galilee that Jesus performed the first of the signs by which he manifested his glory, and his disciples believed in him" (Jn 2:11).
The thirteenth chapter in the Life of Mary looks at the many years spent by the Holy Family in Nazareth, years marked by daily work, prayer and joyful family life.
In this scene of the finding of Jesus in the Temple, Christ prepares his Mother for the mystery of the Redemption.
"In this Family, love for God and neighbor centered on loving attention to Jesus, the Father’s eternal Word, who learned how to talk with human words and to love with the heart of a man."
"They were months of quiet work and hardship, spent with nostalgia for their homeland, but also with the joy of seeing Jesus growing up healthy and strong, far from the danger they had left behind."
The series on Mary’s life pauses before the scene in Bethlehem when Wise Men come from the East to adore the Child.
"The eternal Son of God comes into the world in a place meant for animals. And his Mother has to offer him, as his first crib, a narrow manger."
The fifth reflection on our Lady’s life. St. Gabriel informs Mary of the divine way in which motherhood and virginity will unite in her womb.