Saint Josemaría Escrivá
"Your work must become a personal prayer, must become a real conversation with Our Father in heaven.”
SAINT JOSEMARÍA, Founder of Opus Dei

Message of the day

Ash Wednesday - “Lent: a time of penance”

Coming closer to God means being ready to be converted anew, to change direction again, to listen attentively to his inspirations -- those holy desires he places in our souls -- and to put them into practice. (The Forge, 32)

We are at the beginning of Lent: a time of penance, purification and conversion. It is not an easy program, but then Christianity is not an easy way of life. It is not enough just to be in the Church, letting the years roll by. In our life, in the life of Christians, our first conversion — that unique moment which ...