Mission

The St. Josemaria Institute was founded in 2006 to promote the life and teachings of St. Josemaria Escriva. In particular, the Institute aims to help the public benefit from his teachings on the spiritual meaning of their ordinary life. Learn more about the St. Josemaria Institute.

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Prayer for the Intercession of St. Josemaria Escriva

Updates on Initiatives

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

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

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The Catholic Priest Today

The Catholic Priest TodayIn collaboration with Midwest Theological Forum, a documentary about the Catholic priest in our world today. Trailer, reviews, extra clips, and order the DVD.

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Latest Articles

As a Bride Adorned for her Husband: On the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin

coronation apse maggioreBy Fr. John Henry Hanson, O. Praem.

"Looking to our Lady glorified in heaven inevitably leads us to contemplate how she arrived there. As both mother and model of the Church, her earthly journey forms a vital pattern that her children must pursue, beautifully alluded to by a prayer of the Breviary which reminds us of our call 'to the heavenly marriage feast, to which the Virgin Mary, exemplar of your Church, has preceded us.'

"In crowning the Blessed Virgin as Queen of heaven and earth, God does more than crown His greatest work of grace in a mere human being. The joy and glory that await her children, 'those who keep the commandments of God and bear testimony to Jesus,' is also shone forth (Rev 12:17)."

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"The Blessed Virgin, Cause of Our Joy"

assumption-1617crop By St. Josemaria Escriva

"'Mary has been taken up to heaven by God in body and soul, and the angels rejoice.' Joy overtakes both angels and men. Why is it that we feel today this intimate delight, with our heart brimming over, with our soul full of peace? Because we are celebrating the glorification of our mother, and it is only natural that we her children rejoice in a special way upon seeing how the most Blessed Trinity honors her.

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Humility: The Path of True Love

the-madonna-of-humility-adored-by-leonello-d-estecrop By St. Josemaria Escriva

"Be humble, very humble, my children...If you foster humility in your souls, you will certainly avoid the occasions of sin, and you will react by having the courage to run away from them. You will have daily recourse to the help that comes from Heaven, and will make lively progress along this path of true love."

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

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