"Your work must become a personal prayer, must become a real conversation with Our Father in heaven.” Saint Josemaría
"Your work must become a personal prayer, must become a real conversation with Our Father in heaven.”
Christian families are places where everyone lives and works for the others. Some missteps that can undermine this spirit, and ways to reawaken it.
The vocation to Opus Dei as an associate: an unlimited field of possibilities.
The vocation of a numerary assistant is a specific calling to care for and strengthen family ties in Opus Dei.
Fidelity is the virtue that arises in relationships between people – and therefore also with God – when we trust in the love of the other person.
Open, bright, cheerful homes: this is what God wants. This is the first instalment of reflections on family life within the centres of Opus Dei.
Our Lord promised that the Holy Spirit would accompany his Church and help her be faithful, that is, attentive to transmitting what was received, in a permanent dialogue with each age. That is also Opus Dei’s path throughout history.
“Our feelings need to be formed, to mature, to learn; they tell us the truth about ourselves and about our relationships. We need to make this aspect of our being an integral part of our response to God, in order to be able to make decisions that involve our life in time.”
Each saint is a mission planned by the Father to reflect and embody a certain aspect of the Gospel. What aspects of Jesus’ life do the faithful of Opus Dei seek to embody?
The vocation to Opus Dei as a numerary: enlarging the heart to transmit God's life to the members of the Work and to those who share a stretch of the journey towards heaven with them.
As the years and generations go by, the family of Opus Dei is called to be faithful to the gift that God gave the world on October 2nd, 1928, a charism “as old as the Gospel, and like the Gospel new.”
Sacred Scripture does not give us a theoretical definition of fidelity, but rather tells us who is faithful.
St. Josemaría recalled how, when he was only sixteen years old, he discovered that his heart was asking him for “something great that is love.” This eBook can help people discern their personal vocation, since God has a plan for each of us.