"Christ should reign first and foremost in our soul. But how would we reply if he asked us: 'How do you go about letting me reign in you?'" (Christ is Passing By, 181)
Tag: Jesus Christ
Iesus Christus, perfectus Deus, perfectus Homo-- Jesus Christ, perfect God and perfect Man. There are many Christians who follow Christ and are astonished by his divinity, but forget him as Man. And they fail in the practice of supernatural virtues, despite all the external paraphernalia of piety, because they do nothing to acquire human virtues. (Furrow, 652)
A "new discovery" in Saint Josemaria's spiritual life. Contemplating our Lord’s Sacred Humanity, wounded for our sins and now risen back to life, should be for us a font of hope.
For Saint Josemaria, Jesus was always the "great Friend," the one who truly understands us, since he is perfect God and perfect Man.
"Let us pray that our brothers and sisters who have strayed from the faith, through our prayer and witness to the Gospel, may rediscover the beauty of the Christian life.” This is monthly intention of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network for July 2017.
This morning, the prelate of Opus Dei met with faithful of the prelature in Rome. It was the anniversary of the ordination of the prelature's first three priests, and also an occasion to celebrate Saint Josemaria's feast day.