Number of articles: 10

Prayer for Families of the People of Opus Dei

Since 1951, on the Sunday after Christmas, in Opus Dei a special petition is made to the Holy Family of Nazareth for the families of the Prelature's faithful. Here is the story of the origin of this prayer.

Stories from His Life

Seven Stories about Faith and Family

A compilation of first-person accounts of the adventure of family life, for the feast of the Holy Family on 30 December.

Personal testimonies

"This painting draws me to Mass every day"

In the Year of St. Joseph and of the Family, Oakcrest School in Virginia has dedicated an original painting of the Holy Family for the school's chapel.

Recent News

The Joy of Serving God

Excerpt from a meditation by Saint Josemaria dated 25 December 1973. Published in "In Dialogue with the Lord," pp.181-188.


"Have a great devotion to St. Joseph"

St. Josemaria gives some practical advice on how to draw closer to St. Joseph in our interior life.

Pray with Saint Josemaría

Pray by the Crib as One of the Characters in the Scene

Saint Josemaria encouraged us, with his childlike piety and daring, to put ourselves into the scene of the Gospel, in order to draw closer to our Lord.

Pray with Saint Josemaría

Saint Josemaria and the Role of Saint Joseph in Christian Life

An article that will appear in the forthcoming issue of "Romana" (no. 59), written by Fr. Lucas Mateo-Seco shortly before his death in February 2014. The feast of Saint Joseph is celebrated in the Church on March 19.


The sorrows and joys of St Joseph

Palmira Laguens


Commentary on the Gospel: “He shall be called a Nazarene”

Gospel for the Sunday in the Octave of Christmas: Feast of the Holy Family (Cycle A), and commentary.

Gospel commentary

Commentary on the Gospel: The Holy Family (Year B)

Gospel for the 1st Sunday of Christmas, Solemnity of the Holy Family (Cycle B), and commentary.

Gospel commentary