Saint Josemaría Escrivá
"All the ways of the earth can be an opportunity to meet Christ.”
SAINT JOSEMARÍA, Founder of Opus Dei

Message of the day

“Chastity is a virtue”

You, a doctor, an apostle, write to me: 'We all know by experience that we can be chaste, living vigilantly, frequenting the sacraments and stamping out the first sparks of passion before the fire can spread. And it so happens that among the chaste are found the finest men in every way. And among the lustful predominate the timid, the selfish, the treacherous and the cruel--characters of little manliness.' (The Way, 124)

Your conduct should not be limited to simply evading falls and occasions of sin. In no way should you let it come down to a cold and calculating negation. Are you really convinced that chastity is a virtue and that, as such, it ought to grow and become perfect? Then I insist once again that it is not enough merely ...