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A Cordoban Creche with Visitors from Fifty-Four Countries

The creche set up in the courtyard of the Alcorce Family Association in Cordoba has drawn visitors from all over the world.

Recent News

Saint Raphael Meditation: Reality of the Incarnation

A meditation (guided prayer) on what it means that God truly became man for us.

Fostering Interior Life

“Face Time”: The graces of a quieter Christmas

Perhaps one of the graces of a “Covid-Christmas” may be a more serene and deeper contemplation of Christ who is, in the Holy Father’s words, 'Misericordiae Vultus', that is, “the Face of the Father’s Mercy”, writes Fr Donncha Ó hAodha in the current issue of 'Position Papers'.

Recent News

"Christmas is the feast of Love incarnate"

In his 23 December general audience, Pope Francis offered some reflections on how to celebrate Christmas in a spiritually meaningful way.

From the Church and the Pope

Christmas Video from Monsignor Ocáriz

Some words from the Prelate of Opus Dei for Christmas 2020. "May we, with our self-giving, try to imitate our Lord, to identify ourselves with Him."

From the Prelate

The Joy of Serving God

Excerpt from a meditation by Saint Josemaria dated 25 December 1973. Published in "In Dialogue with the Lord," pp.181-188.

Documentation

Celebrating Christmas 2020

Some homilies, articles, videos and carols that can help us draw close to the Infant Jesus at Christmas time with the childlike piety of Saint Josemaria.

Recent News

Christmas Greeting from the Prelate (2020)

"The Child Jesus calls us to live with a free heart, a heart detached from the goods of this world and able to discern what is truly important."

Pastoral Letters and Messages

Why do we celebrate Christmas?

Was Jesus really born on December 25th? Were the Three Kings historical figures? What do we know about what really happened on the first Christmas?

Fostering Interior Life

What is an "Urbi et Orbi" Blessing?

Professor Johannes Grohe of the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross explains the “Urbi et Orbi” (“to the city and to the world”) blessing given by the Pope at Christmas and Easter.

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