"Where charity is a reality"

From Opus Dei
"Where charity is a reality"

A recent roundtable at IESE Business School for Alvaro del Portillo's centenary recalled how he urged the “setting up of business schools all over the...

Sanctifying with our Work

From Opus Dei
Sanctifying with our Work

“Sanctity, for the vast majority of people, implies sanctifying their work, sanctifying themselves in it, and sanctifying others through it,” the...

Message of the day

“Don't forget the fig tree cursed by our Lord”

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)

Let us go back to the Gospels and take a look at what St Matthew tells us in chapter twenty‑one. He described how Jesus ‘returning to the city was hungry. And seeing a fig tree by the wayside he went up to it’ [1]. How wonderful, Lord, to see you hungry! To see you thirsty, too, by the well of Sichar![2]...

Lord, how well you make yourself understood! How lovable you are! You show us that you are just like us, in everything but sin, so that we can feel utterly sure that, together with...

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