Archive: Saint Josemaría
In his homily on June 26 at the Mass in St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York for the feast of Saint Josemaria, Cardinal Dolan described Opus Dei's founder as "the poet of the universal call to holiness."
In 1971, Saint Josemaria decided to consecrate Opus Dei to the Holy Spirit, realizing how much the Church needed all her members to be holy. He himself composed the prayer of consecration, which is renewed in all Opus Dei centers every year.
On Saint Josemaria's feast day, Masses are celebrated all over the world... the desert included. In a country that is officially Muslim, populated by over a hundred nationalities, the saint of ordinary life inspires many to keep the fire of their faith alive.