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Pope Francis: God does not conform to our demands. Prayer is not magic

Video. (Rome Reports). There are two types of people to whom the Pope has no trouble stopping the pope mobile and getting down to greet them: children and the elderly. At the general audience, he brought several children up with him on the popemobile and then [...]
Tags: Prayer, trust, God

My Life Opened to the Beauty of Life Itself

Gina Garcia from Muntinlupa, Philippines danced ballet professionally for years and is now a home-maker, a part-time ballet teacher, and also teaches Parenting Education courses as a volunteer. On raising kids, Gina says, "The greatest challenge is in reminding ourselves that these are the children [...]
Tags: Abandonment to God, Family and work, Faith, Divine sonship, Formation, Children, Freedom, Marriage, Character, trust, family, happiness, Women, Philippines, Josemaria Escriva, Pope Francis

Tell him, when you are alone, that you love him

Rest in divine filiation. God is a Father – your Father! – full of warmth and infinite love. Call him Father frequently and tell him, when you are alone, that you love him – that you love him very much! – and that you feel [...]
Tags: Love of God, Contemplation, Divine sonship, Prayer, Love, trust

Homily given by the Prelate of Opus Dei for the feast-day of St Josemaria Escriva, 2013

Dear brothers and sisters, 1. This year we are celebrating the liturgical memorial of St Josemaria in the middle of the Year of Faith. Several months of it have already gone by, but there are still a few months left before it ends. So today I [...]
Tags: June 26, trust, Year of Faith

Pope's Last Audience: The Bark of the Church, is guided by God

Pope Benedict XVI held the final General Audience of his pontificate on Wednesday in St Peter's Square. Below, please find Vatican Radio's English translation of the Holy Father's remarks. Venerable Brothers in the Episcopate and in the Priesthood! Distinguished Authorities! Dear brothers and sisters! Thank you for coming in [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Faith, Church, Pope Benedict XVI, trust, God

When times are hard

It looks as if the whole world is coming down on top of you. Whichever way you turn you find no way out. This time, it is impossible to overcome the difficulties. But have you again forgotten that God is your Father? – all-powerful, infinitely wise, [...]
Tags: Abandonment to God, Ascetical struggle, trust