Message of the day

“Feeling... that I am a son of God fills me with real hope”

Perhaps there is no greater tragedy for man than the sense of disillusionment he suffers when he has corrupted or falsified his hope, by placing it in something other than the one Love which satisfies without ever satiating. (Friends of God, 208)

If we transform our temporal projects into ends in themselves and blot out from our horizon our eternal dwelling place and the end for which we have been created, which is to love and praise the Lord and then to possess him for ever in Heaven, then our most brilliant endeavors turn traitor, and can even become a means of degrading our fellow creatures. Remember that sincere and well‑known exclamation of St Augustine, who had such bitter experience when God was unknown to him and he was...

Personal Testimonies

A Year with Pope Francis

From Opus Dei
A Year with Pope Francis

On the first anniversary of the election of Pope Francis, four young Sydneysiders reflect on their personal experiences of the Holy Father.

From Kenya to the NFL

From Kenya to the NFL

Indianapolis Colts rookie linebacker Daniel Adongo says that the spiritual and human values he learned at Strathmore School in Kenya have helped him...