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Seven Sorrows of Our Lady

September 15th is the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows, when following an ancient tradition in the Church we venerate the "seven sorrows of Our Lady." Perfectly united to her Son's sacrifice on the Cross, Mary lovingly shares in Jesus' self-giving for our redemption.

Fostering Interior Life

8 September: "Our Lady's Nativity"

For the feast of the birth of our Lady on September 8, here is a poem by Robert Southwell, who died a martyr for the faith in 1595.

Fostering Interior Life

Homily for the Feast of the Assumption

A homily by Saint Josemaria published in "Christ is Passing By," given on the feast of our Lady's Assumption into heaven, 15 August 1961.


The Visitation

On the last day of May, the Church celebrates the feast of our Lady's visitation to her cousin Elizabeth. Some reflections on the canticle Mary entoned to express her great joy: the ‘Magnificat’.

Fostering Interior Life

10 Questions about the Virgin Mary

In this month dedicated in many places to the Mother of God, this article can help us to get to know and love Our Lady better.

Get to Know Christ

Mary, Mother of the Church

The Monday after Pentecost is now the feast of the memorial of Mary, "Mater Ecclesiae." Some texts from Pope Francis and Saint Josemaria to help us appreciate this liturgical feast.

From the Church and the Pope

Our Lady, Spouse of the Holy Spirit

A meditation by Fr Patrick Gorevan for the Marian month of May.

Fostering Interior Life

A Marian Month: Praying with Pope Francis

Pope Francis has asked people to pray the Rosary daily in May for the end of the pandemic. Thirty representative shrines throughout the world will guide the Marian prayer, which will be broadcast live on the official channels of the Holy See at 6:00 pm (Rome time) every day.

Fostering Interior Life

Letter from the Prelate (1 May 2021)

The Prelate of Opus Dei invites us to draw closer to our Lady this month through the May pilgrimage.

Pastoral Letters and Messages

Saint Josemaria and Our Lady of Montserrat

On April 27th, 1954, feast of Our Lady of Montserrat, after a severe allergic reaction to insulin, Saint Josemaria was cured inexplicably (according to medical opinion) of the diabetes he had suffered from for years.

Stories from His Life