The Heart of Work

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The Heart of Work

An Interdisciplinary Congress being held in Rome is exploring the human and supernatural meaning of work five hundred years after the Protestant...

October, Month of the Rosary

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October, Month of the Rosary

The entire month of October is dedicated to the Mother of God under the advocation of Our Lady of the Rosary, celebrated by the Church on the 7th.

Opus Dei in South Africa

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The Vicar of Opus Dei for South Africa is Monsignor Anton Borras Cabaces.

Message of the day

“We urgently need to christianize society”

Following the Master's wishes, you are to be salt and light while being fully immersed in this world we were made to live in, sharing in all human activities. Light illumines the hearts and minds of men. Salt gives flavor and preserves from corruption. That is why if you lack apostolic zeal you will become insipid and useless. You will be letting other people down and your life will be absurd. (The Forge, 22)

God did not create us to build a lasting city here on earth [1], because 'this world is the way to that other, a dwelling place free from care' [2]. Nevertheless, we children of God ought not to remain aloof from earthly endeavors, for God has placed us here to sanctify them and make them fruitful with our blessed faith, which alone is capable of bringing true peace and joy to all men wherever they may be. Since 1928 I have constantly preached that we urgently need to christianize society. We...

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