Obeying Like Christ

From Opus Dei
Obeying Like Christ

In a 1988 Letter, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo speaks about the "holy virtue of obedience, which inserts us in the divine plan of Redemption."

Faith and Freedom in Vietnam

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Faith and Freedom in Vietnam

Four decades after the Communist suppression of the Catholic Church, Xavier Symons travelled with 14 high school boys to Vietnam on a service project....

Marriage: Icon of God's Love

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Marriage: Icon of God's Love

In his Wednesday general audience on April 2, Pope Francis stressed the beauty of the sacrament of Marriage, and said that God's Love is "mirrored" in...

Leisure and Free Time (2)

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Leisure and Free Time (2)

"In hallowing the Sabbath, in 'creating' the festive day, God has wanted to associate all men and women with his loving gaze upon the world." A new...

Cross and Resurrection in Work

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Cross and Resurrection in Work

"Both in Nazareth and on Calvary, Christ's work (and our own, in so far as we are united with him) is redemptive and sanctifying." A new article in...

Message of the day

Easter Sunday: “The Lord's triumph”

The Lord's triumph, on the day of the Resurrection, is final. Where are the soldiers the rulers posted there? Where are the seals that were fixed to the stone of the tomb? Where are those who condemned the Master? Where are those who crucified Jesus? He is victorious, and faced with his victory those poor wretches have all taken flight. Be filled with hope: Jesus Christ is always victorious. (The Forge, 660)

When evening fell on the Sabbath, Mary Magdalen and Mary, the mother of James, and Salome bought spices that, going, they might anoint the dead body of Jesus. —Very early on the following day, when the sun has already risen, they come to the sepulchre (Mark 16:1‑2). And upon entering they are dismayed, for they do not find the body of Our Lord. —A youth, clothed in white, says to them: Fear not. I know that you seek Jesus of Nazareth: non est hic, surrexit enim sicut dixit, —He is not here,...

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