Seven Stories about Faith and Family
A compilation of first-person accounts of the adventure of family life, for the feast of the Holy Family on 30 December.
Prayer for Families of the People of Opus Dei
Since 1951, on the Sunday after Christmas, in Opus Dei a special petition is made to the Holy Family of Nazareth for the families of the Prelature's faithful. Here is the story of the origin of this prayer.
"This painting draws me to Mass every day"
In the Year of St. Joseph and of the Family, Oakcrest School in Virginia has dedicated an original painting of the Holy Family for the school's chapel.
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.
"Have a great devotion to St. Joseph"
St. Josemaria gives some practical advice on how to draw closer to St. Joseph in our interior life.
Pray by the Crib as One of the Characters in the Scene
Saint Josemaria encouraged us, with his childlike piety and daring, to put ourselves into the scene of the Gospel, in order to draw closer to our Lord.
Saint Josemaria and the Role of Saint Joseph in Christian Life
An article that will appear in the forthcoming issue of "Romana" (no. 59), written by Fr. Lucas Mateo-Seco shortly before his death in February 2014. The feast of Saint Joseph is celebrated in the Church on March 19.
The sorrows and joys of St Joseph
Commentary on the Gospel: “He shall be called a Nazarene”
Gospel for the Sunday in the Octave of Christmas: Feast of the Holy Family (Cycle A), and commentary.
Commentary on the Gospel: The Holy Family
Gospel for the 1st Sunday of Christmas, Solemnity of the Holy Family (Cycle B), and commentary.