Video. Annamaria, a nursing student from California, USA, explains why she wants to be a nurse and how reading St. Josemaria's books, especially The Way, Furrow and The Forge, has helped her overcome discouragement in her daily life.
Tags: The Way, Ascetical struggle, Work, Unity of life, Interior life, Women, Friends of God, The Forge, Furrow
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
I am pleased to welcome all the English-speaking visitors present at today's Audience, especially those from England, Japan, Canada and the United States. I also greet the various student groups present, including those taking part in the annual "Univ Congress". Upon all [...]
Tags: Youth, University, Pope Benedict XVI, Furrow
Far away on the horizon heaven seems to meet the earth. Do not forget that where heaven and earth really meet is in your heart of a child of God.
By calling you to be an apostle, our Lord has reminded you, so that you [...]
Tags: The Way, Furrow, writings of the founder of Opus Dei, Year of Faith
1 Holy Mary is the Queen of peace, and thus the Church invokes her. So when your soul or your family are troubled, or things go wrong at work, in society or between nations, cry out to her without ceasing. Call to her by this [...]
Tags: Peace, Our Lady of Peace, Furrow
In his book Furrow, at no. 263, St Josemaria provides a hard-hitting examination of conscience on humility, which has been taken up by bloggers and is arousing considerable comment.
"Once you think you have me you've lost me what am I"
St Josemaria’s typically mild introduction [...]
Tags: Humility, books, Furrow
In a note to a 1950 edition of The Way, Saint Josemaría promised readers a new book —Furrow—soon to be published. The material was written and organized into chapter headings; only the numbering of the points of meditation and a stylistic revision remained. However, it [...]
Tags: Virtues, Furrow