A recollection is a “mini-retreat”, a few hours of quiet prayer in which we can look at our lives in the presence of God. As we live Holy Week against the backdrop of a global plague, this guide for a "recollection-at-home" will help you spend an hour or two in deep conversation with God, right where you are.
On Tuesday April 7th, a webcam located in the prelatic church of Our Lady of Peace will offer live streaming of the tomb of St. Josemaría, for those who want to prepare for Holy Week praying by his side. Two 45-minute connections will be made, at 11am and 4pm from Rome (GMT+2)
Transcript and audio recording in English of reflections by Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz on the meaning of Holy Week (second in a series of four).
In his April 1st letter, the Prelate of Opus Dei encouraged us to "take advantage of the opportunities that technology offers to follow the Holy Week services united to the Pope." To help you do this, this article will be updated during the week with the Pope's homilies, messages, and more.
Transcript and audio recording in English of reflections by Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz on the meaning of Holy Week (first in a series of four).
This free booklet provides helpful reading and prayers for family and caregivers of those who are dying or gravely ill. Quotes from the saints - especially St. Josemaria - can help the person to prepare well for their encounter with the Lord.
Gospel for Palm Sunday (Cycle A), and commentary.
Why does God allow evil? What is the meaning of suffering? Although these are mysteries we will never fully comprehend, the light of faith enables us to grasp at least part of their meaning.