“The beauty of the vocation to form a Christian family brings with it a call to holiness that is not second-class, but first-class.”
Tag: Family life
Carlos and Marita have given their children everything they need... but not necessarily everything that they ask for. With fatherly and motherly pedagogy, they've shown their children how to be the protagaonists of their own happiness, teaching them to cover their own expenses, to know how to save, to not be carried away by the latest trends, etc. Living counter culturally has produced its fruits: their children take care of their possessions and are grateful for the brothers and sisters they have.
In the Shrine of the Holy House of Loreto, where according to tradition Mary said yes to God's plans, Pope Francis asked young people to discover their personal vocation in the Church and help foster a new flourishing of holiness in God's people.
Liz married at fifty, after thirty years working at the highest levels of state government and at one of the largest technology companies in the world. Through the reality of marrying a widower with adolescents, she met Opus Dei and worked on new aspects of her life.
Homily of Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, at the 28th Marian Day of the Family held in the shrine of Torreciudad on September 1, with over 16,000 people taking part.