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When Men Cry

In 1972 a man lost his wife and son in an automobile accident. St. Josemaría wished to help him with some consoling words. Faced with such pain, St. Josemaría would ask God, “Why”? (Weekly Video 1’48’’).

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Christmas Carols

St Josemaría had very fond memories connected with the family’s Christmas celebrations. Together with his sister Carmen, he would help his father put up the Nativity scene. And the whole family sang Christmas carols together. Here there are mp3 versions of some of the songs used by St Josemaria for his prayer.

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Looking at the Crucifix

It is not always easy to think of God while we are working. A small crucifix on our desk can help us. This is what St. Josemaría did (Weekly video: 00’ 38”).

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Video: Finding God in daily life

God is a Father, St. Josemaría tells us, who is with us both in good and not so good times, when we laugh and when we cry (Weekly Video: 00'39'').

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Video: Bringing God into everything

Saints in ordinary life: an attractive goal for all Christians. How can we attain it? By loving our spouse, caring for our children, working with professional excellence… “And God will help us,” says St. Josemaria (Weekly Video : 01’27”).

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Video: Making Christ known

Welcome everyone, show them affection, do not reject anyone. So advised Opus Dei’s founder for those who want to imitate Christ, because our Lord did not reject anyone (Weekly Video 1’31”).

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Video: Christian example in one's work

“In an environment that is not very Christian, how can we stand up for what we believe in?” This question, still relevant today, was put to St. Josemaría in 1972. Here is his answer (Weekly Video: 0’44”).

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Enthused with ordinary life

“If you put love into each day, each day is different.” This is the advice Opus Dei’s founder gives to those who want to flee from routine and find God in their daily lives (video: 1’53”).

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Working for love

What work is best? “That which is done with the most love for God,” says St. Josemaría in this video where he speaks about work and serving others (1:19).

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Holy Mass

Jesus Christ, truly present in the Eucharist: "Lord: I know that you are alive, that you are hidden there by Love". Weekly Video (1’18’’).

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