"Abba, Father"

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"Abba, Father"

"We continue to say 'Our Father,' but with the heart we are invited to say 'Papa,' to have a relationship with God like that of a child with his...

Paths of Contemplation

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Paths of Contemplation

Setting out on paths of contemplation amid our daily life means letting the Holy Spirit shape Christ in us, so that His face is reflected in our...

The Epiphany of Our Lord

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The Epiphany of Our Lord

Text and audio recording of Saint Josemaria's homily, given on 6 January 1956, on the meaning of the feast of the Epiphany in the Church.

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“We children of God have to be contemplatives”

I will never share the opinion - though I respect it - of those who separate prayer from active life, as if they were incompatible. We children of God have to be contemplatives: people who, in the midst of the din of the throng, know how to find silence of soul in a lasting conversation with Our Lord, people who know how to look at him as they look at a Father, as they look at a Friend, as they look at someone with whom they are madly in love. (The Forge, 738)

Have no doubt: any kind of evasion of the honest realities of daily life is for you, men and women of the world, something opposed to the will of God.

On the contrary, you must understand now, more clearly, that God is calling you to serve Him in and from the ordinary, material and secular activities of human life. He ...