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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

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

The Formation of Saints: The Beatitudes Form Christ within Us

sermon mountcropBy Fr. John Henry Hanson, O. Praem. 

"When the Lord blesses those who hunger, the poor, the sorrowing, we should understand that He is talking not so much about an empty stomach, empty pockets, or just any kind of sadness that we might experience for whatever reason. Rather, the sometimes difficult and negative experiences that the beatitudes involve have to do mainly one positive thing for us: create within us an environment where Christ can live. To cultivate a spirit in which He can live in us, act through us, love through us is to share, here on earth, the life of the saints in heaven."

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“For You I Was Born” Celebrating the Fifth Centenary of the Birth of St Teresa of Jesus (1515-2015)

virgin-mary-and-st-teresa-of-avila-painting-on-postcard-spaincropBy Fr. John Henry Hanson, O. Praem. 

"St Teresa teaches us in 'In the Hands of God' to cultivate an attitude of soul that fosters dependence on God and trust in His providence—whether that providence permits short-term disappointments, struggles, or even our own mistakes. Her entire spirituality, summed up in 'For You I was born,' likewise shows us that her purpose and conviction in life was a direct result of recognizing that Jesus—her Savior, Friend, and Spouse—could say the same thing to her and to each of us: 'For You, I was born.'"

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Setting Hearts Alight: Insights on Personal Influence from Saint Josemaria and Blessed John Henry Newman

a-new-friendcropBy Fr. John Henry Hanson, O. Praem. 

"The Cor ad cor loquitur of Newman not only embodies this Gospel teaching, but also opens our eyes to the dignity which is ours as messengers of the Gospel, friends of Christ, children of God: 'We are the children of God, bearers of the only flame that can light up the paths of the earth for souls' (cf. The Forge, no. 1). God has entrusted to each of us a flame of the fire that Jesus came to cast on the earth—the tongue of fire given each of us at Confirmation should never cease to burn, grow, and attract."

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