Saint Josemaría Escrivá
"God is not removing you from your environment. He is not taking you away from the world, or from your condition in life, or from your noble human ambitions, or from your professional work ... But he wants you to be a saint - right there!”
SAINT JOSEMARÍA, Founder of Opus Dei

Message of the day

Easter Octave - Saturday: “He came to reveal the universal love of God to us”

Christ ascended the Cross with his arms wide open, with the all embracing gesture of the Eternal Priest. Now he counts on us - who are nothing! - to bring the fruits of his Redemption to all men. (The Forge, 4)

Let's apply this lesson to everyday life, to our own life. For the ordinary life of a man among his fellows is not something dull and uninteresting. It is there that the Lord wants the vast majority of his children to achieve sanctity.

It is important to keep reminding ourselves that Jesus did not address himself to a privileged ...