Message of the day

“Mary’s throne, like that of her son, is the Cross”

Marvel at Mary's courage: at the foot of the Cross, with the greatest of human sorrows--there is no sorrow like her sorrow--filled with fortitude. And ask her for that same strength, so that you too can remain beside the Cross. (The Way, 508)

Mary’s throne, like that of her Son, is the Cross. During the rest of her life, until she was taken body and soul into Heaven, what most impresses us about her is her quiet presence. St Luke, who knew her well, describes her as being close to the first disciples, in prayer. This was the way she lived to ...

Saint Josemaría Escrivá
"Sanctifying one's work is no fantastic dream, but the mission of every Christian - yours and mine.”
SAINT JOSEMARÍA, Founder of Opus Dei