Meditations: Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord
Some reflections that can assist our prayer during this season of Lent.
"Show that you are a mother"
In May of 1970, St. Josemaría announced his desire to cross the Atlantic to prostrate himself at the feet of Our Lady of Guadalupe, whose feast we celebrate on 12 December.
"In Loreto I am especially indebted to Our Lady"
10 December is the feast of Our Lady of Loreto, established by Pope Francis. Saint Josemaría considered himself especially indebted to Our Lady of Loreto for a very serious need that he placed under Our Lady's mantle on 15 August 1951.
Homily of the Prelate of Opus Dei in the Basilica of Guadalupe
We offer the homily given by Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz in the Mass celebrated in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, on the first day of his pastoral trip to Mexico.
The Scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
July 16 is the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. "Wear on your breast the holy scapular of Carmel," Saint Josemaria said. "Besides, how maternal the sabbatine privilege is!"
Mary, Mother of the Church
The Monday after Pentecost is now the feast of the memorial of Mary, "Mater Ecclesiae." Some texts from Pope Francis and Saint Josemaria to help us appreciate this liturgical feast.
On the last day of May, the Church celebrates the feast of our Lady's visitation to her cousin Elizabeth. Some reflections on the canticle Mary entoned to express her great joy: the ‘Magnificat’.
Meditations: Our Lady of Fatima
Some reflections that can assist our prayer on the feast of Our Lady of Fatima, on May 13th.
Saint Josemaria in Fatima
Saint Josemaria speaks about his pilgrimages to the shrine of Fatima, his friendship with Sister Lucia, and his devotion to the holy Rosary.
Saint Josemaria and Our Lady of Montserrat
On April 27th, 1954, feast of Our Lady of Montserrat, after a severe allergic reaction to insulin, Saint Josemaria was cured inexplicably (according to medical opinion) of the diabetes he had suffered from for years.