Number of articles: 33

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."

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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."

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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Pope Paul VI’s First Visit to Centro ELIS

"I still have a very vivid memory of the visit of Pope Paul VI to the Centro ELIS on its opening day," said Alvaro del Portillo. "The Pope stayed well beyond the time planned for the visit, he celebrated Mass, and attentively visited the various parts of the Centro."

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St. Josemaria is our family's intercessor

Video. An Overseas Filipino Worker narrates how devotion to St. Josemaria has helped him during his 10 years in Saudi Arabia and how St. Josemaria continues to provide for his family's needs.

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