"My husband was baptized Catholic, but had never received any of the other sacraments. None of our four children nor I had ever been baptized."
For Saint Josemaria's birthday on January 9, we offer some excerpts from an article published by "Real Clear Religion" entitled "The Tweetable Saint."
A new video of Saint Josemaria offers 44 brief clips from his oral preaching between 1972 and 1975 in Europe and Latin America. It can be downloaded or purchased from Beta films with English subtitles.
“Thou art all fair and in thee there is no stain. —Thou art a garden enclosed, my sister, Spouse, an enclosed garden, a sealed fountain. —Veni: coronaberis. —Come: thou shalt be crowned (Cant 4:7, 12 and 8).
“If you and I had had the power, we too would have made her Queen and Lady of all creation.
“‘A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman with a crown of twelve stars upon her head.’ —Clothed with the sun. —The moon at her feet. Mary, Virgin without stain, has repaired the fall...
"Either we learn to find our Lord in ordinary, everyday life, or else we shall never find Him.”