Number of articles: 54

Professional Formation (IV): Leadership By Serving

Saint Josemaría understood professional prestige not as a personal achievement but as an opportunity to serve all men and women better.

Fostering Interior Life

Professional Formation (III): Citizens Who Work with Others

With our work and the relationships we establish through it, we can help build up a society in accord with the dignity of the human person.

Fostering Interior Life

Work “Addiction” and the Christian Meaning of Work

Pope Francis said: “may no one lack work and may everyone be fairly remunerated and be able to enjoy the dignity of work and the beauty of rest.” This article considers how the dignity of work is closely linked with the need for rest.

Fostering Interior Life

Professional Formation (II): In Order to Be Christ in our Work

Some suggestions to help us grow in union with Christ in our work, by taking advantage of the formation offered in every dimension of our life.

Fostering Interior Life

The Caring Professions in Saint Josemaria's Teachings on Work

Some excerpts from a Study by María Pía Chirinos that will appear in the next issue of "Romana," the bulletin of the Prelature of Opus Dei.

Recent News

Just Like Jewelry: Sanctifying Daily Work

Sergio, an artist living in São Paulo, Brazil, shares the path that led him to discover the true value of his work and how to sanctify it.

Personal testimonies

Professional Formation (I): Reflecting On My Own Work

Saint Josemaría highlighted five aspects of the formation offered by Opus Dei: human, spiritual, doctrinal-religious, apostolic, and professional. This series explains the impact of that formation on the sanctification of work. But what exactly is professional formation?

Fostering Interior Life

With a Father’s Heart: In Joseph's Workshop

In this year of Saint Joseph, here are some personal reflections on how Joseph and Jesus would have worked alongside each another, when Jesus was an adolescent.

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What does it mean to sanctify work?

To sanctify work is to strive to do it well, with professional competence, putting all of one's talents, intelligence, will and affection into the work at hand. However, it is also a matter of one’s intention at the moment of working. It is worth asking oneself: Why am I doing this? What is the point of doing it well when no one sees me?

Doctrinal Articles

Very Human, Very Divine (VII): Our Work, Divine Leaven​​​​

When we work out of love for God and our fellow men and women, our work becomes "divine leaven" that, united to Christ's sacrifice, helps transform the world. A new article in the series on the virtues.

Fostering Interior Life