“Mary, you are queen of peace”
Mary, you are queen of peace, because you had faith and believed that what the angel announced would in fact happen. Help us to grow in the faith, to have a firm hope and a deeper love. For that is what your Son wants of us this day, that is why he shows us his sacred heart. (Christ is passing by, 170)
A clear mark of the man of God, of the woman of God, is the peace in their souls: they have peace and they give peace to the people they have dealings with. (The Forge, 649)
There is no excuse for protecting oneself with apparently pious reasons, in order to deprive others of their due. 'If anyone says, “Yes, I love God", while at the same time he hates his …
"Working on Trust": On Family & Parenting
This series of videos is intended to help parents in the education of their children. The videos draw upon the teachings of Saint Josemaria, who was passionate about freedom and the educational role of parents.
The Adventure of Marriage: 6 Episode Series
In this series of six videos, Sole and Juampi, an Argentinian couple, share the story of their joys and sorrows, struggles and victories in their married life together. These six videos could serve as a resource for pre-marriage courses and for young couples.
Just Start. Ways to Help People
The eleven videos in this series on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, offered each month during the Jubilee Year of Mercy, can now be accessed on a single page.
"The Heart of Work": Saint Josemaria's Vision
A short video with selections from Saint Josemaria's preaching that illustrate what he means by "sanctifying our work" and striving to find God in our work and daily life.
The Creativity of Charity
How can I help assist those in need? Where do I start? This short documentary shows creative ways in which Catholics from various countries have responded to the needs of those around them.
What Faith Means When You're 20
A video-series featuring young people from various countries talking about how their faith influences their daily lives. In this first video, some of them say a few words about what faith means for them.
"If I were to relive my life, I would do exactly what I did."
Silvano Borruso was one of the first members of Opus Dei that St. Josemaria sent to begin the Work in Kenya. He arrived in September of 1960 and passed away on Saturday 1st January 2022 after a long illness. This is an abridged interview from Strathmore School on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the beginning of Opus Dei.
A friendship born out of prose and poetry
Desmond and Eric share a common interest in poetry and writing. What started out as a mere professional dealing has blossomed into a trusting and beautiful friendship.
"In my house it's Christmas all year round"
That's what Joseba would say when he exhibited his collection of almost 300 small nativity scenes from around the world. He used to open some of them to the public, share photos on social media, and celebrate the holidays with a montage of the Nativity scenes and music.
When Twin Brothers Decide to Enter the Diocesan Seminary
Dora met her husband at the radio station where she works. They have four children, two of whom, Pedro and Afonso, are twins. Both sons decided to enter the diocesan seminary, and will be ordained deacons on November 28 in Lisbon.
Jacinto Barranco: 50 Years in Montefalco, Mexico
“When I realized that I could focus all my work on God, I saw that this was the meaning of my life: to stay close to God in and with my professional work.”
In South Africa: Growing as a Family
After participating in some courses about Family Orientation, a couple living in Johannesburg decided to start and lead their own course with other married friends.