"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.
It was the Lord who took the initiative by coming out to meet us. He gave us this example so that we might join him in serving others, generously placing our hearts on the ground, as I am fond of saying, so that others may tread softly and find their struggle more pleasant. This is how we should behave because we have been made children of the same Father, that Father who did not hesitate to give us his dearly beloved Son.
Charity is not something we ourselves build up. It invades us...
"It is in the midst of the most material things of the earth that we must sanctify ourselves, serving God and all mankind.”