From Shanghai to Rome

From Shanghai to Rome

Yiran was born in China, in a city near Shanghai. Reading Scott Hahn's “Rome Sweet Home” gave her the final “push” she needed to decide to be baptized...

Novena to the Holy Spirit

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Novena to the Holy Spirit

Some practical ways to grow in devotion to the Holy Spirit during the ten days from the Ascension to the feast of Pentecost.

"Goods that are truly good"

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"Goods that are truly good"

Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, spoke about the moral dimension of business at IESE's Barcelona...

An African Smile - Don Alvaro and Nigeria

Whatever my son Alvaro asked Bishop Alvaro, he got!

Mary Agbu has 9 children. She was expecting her first child Alvaro when Bishop Alvaro del Portillo came to Nigeria in 1989. She remembers vividly advice the prelate gave her and her husband for the formation of their children. She tells of some special favors received through the intercession of Alvaro del Portillo.

Don Alvaro helped my son return to God

Florence Ibekwe works in the poultry unit of the Iroto Rural Development Centre, Ogun State Nigeria. Here she tells of a favor she received thanks to the intercession of the soon-to-be-blessed Alvaro del Portillo

Message of the day

“Teach me, teach us all, how to treat your Son”

If you don't keep in touch with Christ in prayer and in the Bread, how can you make him known to others? (The Way, 105)

Try to give thanks to Jesus in the Eucharist by singing the praises of Our Lady, the Virgin most pure, without stain, who brought forth the Lord into this world. And, with childlike daring, say to Jesus: My dearest Love, blessed be the Mother who brought you into this world! I assure you it will please him, and he will put even greater love in your soul. (The Forge, 70)

Seek God in the depths of your pure, clean heart; in the depths of your soul when you are faithful to him. And never...

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