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Passionately Loving the World

Passionately Loving the WorldA documentary about ordinary Americans living the spirituality of St. Josemaria in our times. Check out the reviews, extra clips, and order the DVD.

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St. Josemaria Feast Day Mass Kits

mass kit 2014June 26th is the feast day of St. Josemaria Escriva. Celebrate the feast in your parish or find a feast day Mass in your city.

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St. Josemaria Institute Digital Resource Center

resources-sjiTake advantage of our multimedia resources to guide and inspire you along in your daily, family and spiritual life.

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The Rome Experience

The Catholic Priest TodayIn collaboration with Midwest Theological Forum, The Rome Experience is a summer program for diocesan seminarians that is inspired by the thought and work of St Josemaria Escriva who dedicated many years of his life to caring for the spiritual and human needs of diocesan priests, and remains a spiritual guide for many priests today.

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Latest Articles

You Have Enlarged My Heart to Run in the Way of Your Commands: The Presentation of the Lord and the Year of Consecrated Life

presentation-of-christ-in-the-templecropBy Fr. John Henry Hanson, O. Praem. 

"Traditionally a celebration of the consecrated life, the Feast of the Lord’s Presentation forms an especially meaningful moment in the Year of Consecrated Life proclaimed by the Holy Father (November 2014-February 2016). Pope Francis has invited religious and laity alike to cultivate a deep gratitude for a state of life which uniquely displays the work of God’s grace. Just as reverence for the priesthood and religious life are, according to St Josemaria, unmistakable signs of love for God’s Church, so such veneration also shows a fuller appreciation for what God’s grace can do in the lives of otherwise weak sinners (cf. The Way, no. 526)." 

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Faith Like That of the Magi

the-adoration-of-the-magi.jpgcropBy Fr. John Henry Hanson, O. Praem. 

"Our world, our families, our lives, are in a disarray that only God’s hand can untangle and set right. We must follow His star, the star that leads us away from our ways of thinking and acting, and into the presence of Christ and His mother. Keeping our eyes trained on the guiding light of God’s will prevents us from focusing too narrowly on the secondary things that He uses to bring us where we need to be."

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"Christ Triumphs through Humility" (Christmas)

Ruta-del-belen-de-Aragon-Torreciudad-crop By St. Josemaria Escriva

"'This day shall light shine upon us; for the Lord is born to us.' This is the great announcement which moves Christians today. Through them it is addressed to all mankind. God is here. This truth should fill our lives, and every Christmas should be for us a new and special meeting with God, when we allow his light and grace to enter deep into our soul."

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"May you seek Christ, May you find Christ, May you love Christ." - St. Josemaria Escriva

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