Number of articles: 47

Professional Formation (V): Finding the Right Path

In the journey on our professional path, formation helps us to keep our focus on the supernatural goal, and to integrate successfully all the different human goods in our life.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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"I left drugs and found Jesus in my work"

Bruno lived in the world of drugs. He hit rock bottom and went through a rehabilitation process. And God showed Himself to him in the sacraments, in the homeless, and in his job in a supermarket warehouse.

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?

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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

Caring for the Elderly When They Need It Most

"As I delved deeper into the reality of aging (some of which I gleaned through caring for my own family) certain unmet needs became more apparent to me." An attorney shares how and why she founded a homecare agency for the elderly.

Personal testimonies

Sanctifying Work and "Christianizing" Society

Here is an article on a key aspect of Saint Josemaria's message: growing in holiness by offering our work done with love to God.

Fostering Interior Life

eBook: “Working well, working for love”

The sanctification of work is at the heart of the message of Saint Josemaría. But what does it mean to sanctify our work? How is it done? We offer an eBook for free download with sixteen essays on this topic.

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