Saint Josemaría Escrivá
"Human life - your life - and its humdrum, ordinary business, have a meaning which is divine, which belongs to eternity.”
SAINT JOSEMARÍA, Founder of Opus Dei

Message of the day

The scourging at the pillar

With your help, Lord, I'll fight so as not to be held back. I'll respond faithfully to your invitations. I won't be afraid of steep climbs, nor of the apparent monotony of my daily work... (Friends of God, 121)

From the Gospel of St. John:

Jesus answered, "My kingdom is not of this world. If my kingdom were of this world, my followers would have fought that I might not be delivered to the Jews. But, as it is, my kingdom is not from here." Pilate therefore said to him, "Thou art then a king?" Jesus answered, "Thou sayest ...