"The holiness that Our Lord demands of you is to be achieved by carrying out with love of God your work and your daily duties, and these will almost always consist of small realities.” Saint Josemaría
"The holiness that Our Lord demands of you is to be achieved by carrying out with love of God your work and your daily duties, and these will almost always consist of small realities.”
Some reflections that can assist our prayer on the Sunday of the second week of Christmas.
According to the Catholic faith, human beings are a unity of body and soul, and God invites us to a loving dialogue of contemplation.
Jesus spent the majority of his life working as a carpenter. Opus Dei, (which means “Work of God” in Latin), promotes holiness through work.
Our happiness depends on whether we learn to love. To love is the most fundamental commandment that God gives us.
The liturgy is about entering into the mystery of God, bringing ourselves to the mystery and being present in the mystery.
Jesus Christ is the center of the Catholic faith. “Nothing is more beautiful than having our heart moved by the Gospel.”
Why do I react that way? Can I change? The action of grace in souls goes hand in hand with growth in human maturity.
Virtues reinforce our personality, rendering it stable and even-tempered. They enable us to rise above ourselves.
As Christians, we are asked to "shape our hearts in accord with the Beatitudes, and 'to be merciful as your Heavenly Father is merciful.'"
For believers and non-believers open to learning more about the Christian faith, here are some reflections on common questions.
There are as many stories of vocation as there are men and women. Discerning one's personal vocation is one of life’s biggest adventures.
The first human relationship among persons –the family– is the natural educational setting that gives shape to a person’s entire life.
These video series on raising children, marriage preparation, solidarity and other topics could be helpful resources for formation programs.