Tag: Opus Dei

There are 6 results for "Opus Dei"
 St Josemaria and the Archangels

St Josemaria and the Archangels

On Thursday, October 6, 1932, while St Josemaria Escriva was praying in the chapel of Saint John of the Cross during his retreat at the Discalced Carmelite monastery in Segovia, he was for the first time inwardly moved to invoke the three archangels and the three apostles Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, and Saints Peter, Paul, and John. From that moment on he considered them the patrons of the different fields of apostolate that would make up Opus Dei.

Footprints in the Snow

Footprints in the Snow

One winter's day, Josemaria went out early and saw some bare footprints in the snow. A friar was walking barefoot to offer a sacrifice to God. This segment is from an animated film on St. Josemaría's early life.

Saint Josemaria on Opus Dei's future

Saint Josemaria on Opus Dei's future

When asked about the future of Opus Dei, Saint Josemaria says, "Opus Dei has just one thing, the desire to fulfill God's will through our ordinary work...If we're humble and don't stray from our goal, and if we're contemplatives in the street and the market-place, everything will go well."