Saint Josemaría Escrivá
"I dream — and the dream has come true — of multitudes of God’s children, sanctifying themselves as ordinary citizens, sharing the ambitions and endeavours of their colleagues and friends.”
SAINT JOSEMARÍA, Founder of Opus Dei

Message of the day

Easter Octave - Saturday: “He came to reveal the universal love of God to us”

Christ ascended the Cross with his arms wide open, with the all embracing gesture of the Eternal Priest. Now he counts on us - who are nothing! - to bring the fruits of his Redemption to all men. (The Forge, 4)

Let's apply this lesson to everyday life, to our own life. For the ordinary life of a man among his fellows is not something dull and uninteresting. It is there that the Lord wants the vast majority of his children to achieve sanctity.

It is important to keep reminding ourselves that Jesus did not address himself to a privileged ...