Archive: Saint Josemaría
October 4 is the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, a good opportunity to meditate on the Christian virtue of poverty. "Love and practise poverty of spirit," wrote Saint Josemaria. "Be content with what enables you to live a simple and sober life. Otherwise, you will never be an apostle."
I am a professor at a well-known law school in Madrid. I am not a very practicing Catholic, but I do believe. Not long ago my wife discovered that she had a malignant melanoma, and the doctors said she needed surgery right away. As you will see, however, in the end, she never set foot in an operating room.