From Shanghai to Rome

From Shanghai to Rome

Yiran was born in China, in a city near Shanghai. Reading Scott Hahn's “Rome Sweet Home” gave her the final “push” she needed to decide to be baptized...

Novena to the Holy Spirit

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Novena to the Holy Spirit

Some practical ways to grow in devotion to the Holy Spirit during the ten days from the Ascension to the feast of Pentecost.

"Goods that are truly good"

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"Goods that are truly good"

Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, spoke about the moral dimension of business at IESE's Barcelona...

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From Mumbai to Pope Francis

From Mumbai to Pope Francis

Joshua Gomes is a Mass Media student at Mumbai University. He recently travelled to Rome to participate in an international congress on “The Ecology of the Human Person and His Environment”.

Refuelling my bike and my soul

Refuelling my bike and my soul

Nicholas Patankar was born in Goa and now lives in Mumbai, where he completed his Bachelors in Commerce and currently works as a financial analyst. He is a Cooperator of Opus Dei. Since when? Why? Let him answer.

Life in a University Residence

Life in a University Residence

Haseen S. Aswani, a Hindu, is a student of pharmacy and the dean of the Alsajara University Residence in Granada, Spain, a corporate work of Opus Dei for women

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“Nunc coepi! -- now I begin!”

The liturgy rejoices with the song: Tota pulchra es Maria, et macula originalis non est in te! -- You are all fair, O Mary, without original sin! In Her there is not the slightest shadow of duplicity. I pray daily to our Mother that we may be able to open our souls in spiritual direction and the light of grace may shine in all our behaviour. Mary will obtain for us the courage to be sincere, if we ask her for it, so that we may come closer to the Most Blessed Trinity. (Furrow, 339)

Do not abandon me, Lord. Don't you see the bottomless pit this poor son of yours would end up in? My Mother: I am your son too. (The Forge, 314)

Put your head frequently round the oratory door to say to Jesus: I abandon myself into your arms. Leave everything you have ‑‑ your wretchedness ‑‑ at his feet. In this way, in spite of the welter of things you carry along behind you, you will never lose your peace. (The Forge, 306)

Nunc coepi! -- now I begin! This is the cry of a soul in...

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