Number of articles: 24

An Ordinary Life in Wartime

A Filipina wife and mother describes her situation in Israel.

Journey of healing, journey of faith

A mother shares her story of caring for her sick baby, hoping that this could somehow comfort and resonate with other struggling moms and parents.

Álvaro del Portillo

“God has given me the gift of faith, my vocation… and Himself”

Conversion story of a Hindu girl from Cebu (Philippines)

A Close Encounter with my Saint

A newly-married engineer narrates his first visit to the Prelatic Church of Opus Dei in Rome, the day before his wedding.

“God gave me the undeserved gift of conversion.”

A young mother traces her journey from “atheism” to being a “newborn” Catholic in The Holy Land.

An Artist’s Journey

On the anniversary of St. Josemaría’s birthday (9 January 1902) Ina Reyes-de Vera reflects on how ordinary material things and everyday life as a mother can be turned into works of art.

A Family Reunion at the Manila Cathedral

Reflections of a recent university graduate on the first Solemn Mass at the Manila Cathedral after two years of restrictions on church gatherings.

Celebrating the “saint of the ordinary” in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao

After two years of pandemic lockdown, devotees nationwide organized onsite Masses this year to celebrate the feast day of St. Josemaria.

Saint Josemaria provided for my aunt during the pandemic

Michelle lives in Cebu and had to take care of her ailing aunt who was living alone in Iloilo. She narrates how that was made possible through the intercession of St. Josemaria.

My Journey on the Way Mapped Out by “San Josemaria Escriva”

Personal testimony of an engineer who discovered St. Josemaría Escriva and made it his mission to spread this devotion.