Message of the day

"Finishing properly the tasks committed to us”

Sanctity is made up of heroic acts. Therefore, in our work we are asked for the heroism of finishing properly the tasks committed to us, day after day, even though they are the same tasks. If we don't, then we do not want to be saints. (Furrow, 529)

You asked what you could offer the Lord. I don't have to think twice about the answer: offer the same things as before, but do them better, finishing them off with a loving touch that will lead you to think more about Him and less about yourself. (Furrow, 495)

When you started your ordinary work again, something like a groan of complaint escaped you: "It's always the same!" And I told you: "Yes, it's always the same. But that ordinary job - which is the same one your fellow workers do -...

Saint Josemaría Escrivá
"It is in the midst of the most material things of the earth that we must sanctify ourselves, serving God and all mankind.”
SAINT JOSEMARÍA, Founder of Opus Dei