Message of the day

"Give us hearts to measure up to Yours!"

"I give you thanks, my Jesus, for your decision to become perfect Man, with a Heart which loved and is most loveable; which loved unto death and suffered; which was filled with joy and sorrow; which delighted in the things of men and showed us the way to Heaven; which subjected itself heroically to duty and acted with mercy; which watched over the poor and the rich and cared for sinners and the just. I give you thanks, my Jesus. Give us hearts to measure up to Yours!" (Furrow, 813)

If you are an apostle, death for you will be a good friend who helps you on your way. (The Way, 735)

And when death comes as it undoubtedly will, we will greet it with joy, as I have seen so many people greet it in the ordinary circumstances of their life. With joy: for if we have imitated Christ in doing good — in obeying and carrying the cross in spite of our personal deficiencies — we will rise like Christ: "for he has truly risen." [Lk 24:34] (Christ is Passing By, 21,...

Saint Josemaría Escrivá
"All the ways of the earth can be an opportunity to meet Christ.”
SAINT JOSEMARÍA, Founder of Opus Dei