Books written by St Josemaria

The Way

The Way

Read these counsels slowly. Pause to meditate on these...

Furrow

Furrow

In a note to a 1950 edition of The Way, Saint Josemaría...

The Forge

The Forge

This book, a compilation of spiritual annotations of...

Holy Rosary

Holy Rosary

One December morning in 1931, Fr. Josemaría dashed off this...

Message of the day

"To Jesus, closely united to the Pope"

"Offer your prayer, your atonement, and your action for this end: ut sint unum! - that all of us Christians may share one will, one heart, one spirit. This is so that omnes cum Petro ad Iesum per Mariam - that we may all go to Jesus, closely united to the Pope, through Mary." (The Forge, 647)

Think about your Mother the Holy Church and consider how, if one member suffers, the whole body suffers.

Your body needs each one of its members, but each member needs the whole body. What would happen if my hands were to stop doing their duty...or if my heart were to stop beating? (The Forge, 471)

Pray to God that in the Holy Church, our Mother, the hearts of all may be one heart, as they were in the earliest times of Christianity; so that the words of Scripture may be truly...

Saint Josemaría Escrivá
"It is in the simplicity of your ordinary work, in the monotonous details of each day, that you have to find the secret, which is hidden from so many, of something great and new: Love.”
SAINT JOSEMARÍA, Founder of Opus Dei