Saint Josemaría Escrivá
"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, Founder of Opus Dei

Message of the day

“Mary, Teacher of unlimited self-giving”

The Blessed Virgin Mary, Teacher of unlimited self-giving. Do you remember? It was in praise of her that Jesus Christ said: "Whoever fulfils the Will of my Father, he -- she -- is my mother! ...'' Ask of this good Mother that her answer, with the generosity it shows, may grow stronger in your soul -- with the strength of love and liberation. Ecce ancilla Domini -- behold the handmaid of the Lord. (Furrow, 33)

Ask yourself now (I too am examining my conscience) whether you are holding firmly and unshakeably to your choice of Life? When you hear the most lovable voice of God urging you on to holiness, do you freely answer ‘Yes’? Let us turn our gaze once more to Jesus, as he speaks to the people in the towns and countryside ...