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Consecrating Opus Dei to the Holy Spirit

Consecrating Opus Dei to the Holy Spirit

In 1971, Saint Josemaria decided to consecrate Opus Dei to the Holy Spirit, realizing how much the Church needed all her members to be holy. He himself composed the prayer of consecration, which is renewed in all Opus Dei centers every year.

Saint Josemaria's First Holy Communion

Saint Josemaria's First Holy Communion

Saint Josemaria made his First Communion on 23 April 1912, exactly ten years after his Confirmation. It was the feast of Saint George, patron saint of Aragon and Catalonia, and the traditional day for First Communion ceremonies.

New Year, New Struggle

New Year, New Struggle

This was the motto that Saint Josemaria set for himself at the beginning of 1972, in the face of many challenges in the Church and the world. An extract from Andrés Vazquez de Prada​​'s biography of the founder of Opus Dei.

The Way: "It was love at first sight"

The Way: "It was love at first sight"

"I was baptized an evangelical Lutheran and even received Confirmation, but I can’t claim that I was a good Christian." Another story about how Saint Josemaria's book "The Way" has changed people's lives.

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"How can I leave a mark?"

"How can I leave a mark?"

"I always thought that I was living as a good Catholic. Then one day I came upon a copy of 'The Way.'" José recounts how reading a book by the founder of Opus Dei helped him change his life.

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"The Way" in Havana

"The Way" in Havana

"I asked our Lord not to let me die before once again being able to have this book in my hands,” recounts an elderly woman in Havana, Cuba. A new "Story about 'The Way.'"

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Stories about "The Way"

Stories about "The Way"

The book written by Saint Josemaria with 999 brief considerations has now sold over five million copies since it was published in 1934. To mark this milestone, we will offer a number of personal stories about “The Way,” recounted by people who thanks to the book have discovered Christ.

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New Anniversary of Canonization

New Anniversary of Canonization

Saint Josemaria was canonized on October 6, 2002. Here is the address Pope John Paul II gave the next day, a powerful summary of the new saint's life and message.