The Founder of Opus Dei was ordained a priest in the chapel of his diocesan seminary. He celebrated his first Mass in the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar, at the feet of the beloved Madonna he had prayed to so often.
A brief history of the months Saint Josemaria spent in forced confinement amid the Spanish Civil War, with excerpts from the meditations he preached during those days.
Pope Francis has decided to give an extraordinary "Urbi et Orbi" blessing on Friday, March 27, in light of the current pandemic: “I invite everyone to participate spiritually through the means of communication.”
Gospel for the 5th Sunday of Lent (Cycle A), and commentary.
A short meditation by Fr. Eric Nicolai of Toronto, Canada.
Pope Francis has invited everyone to pray the Lord's Prayer at the same time on Wednesday, March 25, (12 noon Rome time), for an end to the pandemic. He will also give an extraordinary "Urbi et orbi" blessing on Friday, March 27, outside St. Peter's Basilica.