With unflappable love and an ever-joyful smile, St. Josemaría taught that God could be found and served in one’s everyday life, underscoring that holiness is achievable even amid the world, with all the distractions of daily life.
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New work in English traces the first century of St. Josemaría Escrivá’s legacy.
The great 20th-century saint urges Catholics to ‘reflect the Gospel’s light’ in a darkened world.
COMMENTARY: The Opus Dei priest, a medical doctor who was at St. Josemaría’s bedside when he died in Rome in 1975, was widely regarded as a canonizable saint himself long before his death earlier this month in Vancouver.
While the personal prelature’s leadership underscores their filial acceptance of Francis’ decision, canon lawyers point out the significance of the change.
On June 26, we celebrate 20 years of St. Josemaría Escrivá’s sainthood.
‘Ordinary work is not only the context in which people should become holy,’ said St. Josemaría. ‘It is the raw material of their holiness.’
The community St. Josemaría Escrivá founded to emphasize sanctity amid ordinary life continues to impact souls.