Masses for the Feast of St Josemaría Escrivá

Masses for the Feast of St Josemaría Escrivá

Saint Josemaría was canonised in 2002 and his feast day is 26 June. To mark the occasion, Masses will be celebrated in different cities around Australia. Priests will be available for the Sacrament of Reconciliation prior to Mass.

"Vulnerability of the family"

From the Pope
"Vulnerability of the family"

In his June 3 general audience, Pope Francis began a cycle of reflections on the problems families face today, starting with poverty and a "culture of...

May 31: Two Special Feasts

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May 31: Two Special Feasts

Sunday May 31 is the feast of the Holy Trinity, and also the day the Church remembers our Lady's Visitation. Some resources for celebrating both...

Message of the day

“Practice charity without setting any limits”

Love and practice charity without setting any limits or discriminating between people, for it is the virtue which marks us out as disciples of the Master. Nevertheless, this charity cannot lead you to dampen your faith -- for it would then cease to be a virtue. Nor should it blur the clear outlines that define the faith, nor soften it to the point of changing it, as some people try to do, into something amorphous and lacking the strength and power of God. (The Forge, 456)

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...

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