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.

"The family needs a miracle"

From the Pope
"The family needs a miracle"

In his homily on July 6 in Ecuador, Pope Francis points to our Lady's role at Cana and asks people to go to Mary's intercession, since families today...

Working for Love

From the Prelate
Working for Love

An article by Bishop Javier Echevarria that links Saint Josemaria's message on the sanctification of work with Pope Francis' recent encyclical.

Message of the day

“Rest means recuperation: to gain strength”

Rest means recuperation: to gain strength, form ideals and make plans. In other words it means a change of occupation, so that you can come back later with a new impetus to your daily job. (Furrow, 514)

I have always seen rest as time set aside from daily tasks, never as days of idleness. (Furrow, 514)

Make good use of your time. Don't forget the fig tree cursed by our Lord. And it was doing something: sprouting leaves. Like you... Don't tell me you have excuses. It availed the fig tree little, relates the Evangelist. that it was not the season for figs when our Lord came to it to look for them. And barren it remained for ever. (The Way, 354)

You must fight against the tendency...

Personal Testimonies