Apostolic Trip to Egypt

From the Pope
Apostolic Trip to Egypt

On April 28-29, Pope Francis will make a brief visit to Egypt to show support for Christians there and try to build bridges with moderate Islam. With...

Thato's Journey in Faith

From the Prelate
Thato's Journey in Faith

Thato from South Africa shares her story with the Prelate of Opus Dei and the participants at the 2017 UNIV congress in Rome, describing how she...

Balancing Work and Family

Human love
Balancing Work and Family

"The balance between work and family should always favour the family. A professional worker is easy to replace, but it is impossible to replace a...

Message of the day

“Where there is humility, there is wisdom”

Quia respexit humilitatem ancillae suae -- because he has looked graciously upon the lowliness of his handmaid ... I am more convinced every day that authentic humility is the supernatural basis for all virtues! Talk to Our Lady, so that she may train us to walk along that path. (Furrow, 289)

If we turn to Sacred Scripture we will see that humility is absolutely necessary when we are making ready to listen to God. ‘Where there is humility, there is wisdom’, says the book of Proverbs. Humility means looking at ourselves as we really are, honestly and without excuses. And when we realise that we are worth hardly anything, we can then open ourselves to God’s greatness: it is there our greatness lies.

How well Our Lady, Jesus’ Holy Mother, understood this! She, the most exalted...

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