"The Way" in Havana
"I asked our Lord not to let me die before once again being able to have this book in my hands,” recounts an elderly woman in Havana, Cuba. A new "Story about 'The Way.'"
Stories about "The Way"
The book written by Saint Josemaria with 999 brief considerations has now sold over five million copies since it was published in 1934. To mark this milestone, we will offer a number of personal stories about “The Way,” recounted by people who thanks to the book have discovered Christ.
Because of two friends
Alice Agusto (Hong Kong) is married and has four children. She describes how receiving classes of Christian formation regularly helps her to be a better and happier person: "I can share from experience that there is always something new to learn.I found it very good to keep reviewing, and it has served as good guidance in my life and in decision making."
Discovering the Church
"My husband was baptized Catholic, but had never received any of the other sacraments. None of our four children nor I had ever been baptized."
I carry with me "The Way" and "The Forge"
Tim Smyczek, who was praised by Rafa Nadal for his surprising sportsmanship, talks about the importance of faith for his life as a tennis pro in a recent National Catholic Register interview.
My Home is My New Catwalk
Neysha, from Puerto Rico, is a professional model. She says, “My home is my new catwalk, and I try to look more elegant than ever, for love of my husband and children.”
St. Josemaria Understands You're Human
Video. Annamaria, a nursing student from California, USA, explains why she wants to be a nurse and how reading St. Josemaria's books, especially The Way, Furrow and The Forge, has helped her overcome discouragement in her daily life.
St. Josemaria Taught Me How to Work with Love
On June 26th, 1975, Ana Lorente happened to be in Opus Dei's central headquarters and on that day, she took a series of final photos of St. Josemaria, for posterity's sake.
St. Josemaria helps me as a seminarian
I am a seminarian in third year theology, in the seventh year of priestly formation. The basic idea about the seminary revolves round prayer life, intense study and hard work. For a long time as a seminarian I used to wonder how to reconcile Prayer life (life of holiness) and intense study.
Citizens who value love
Vittorio Gervasi, Italian, says he, "thanks Saint Josemaria for having opened up for me the doctrine of the Church about human love and courtship with his practical teachings."