Masses for the Feast of St Josemaría Escrivá

Masses for the Feast of St Josemaría Escrivá

Saint Josemaría was canonised in 2002 and his feast day is 26 June. To mark the occasion, Masses will be celebrated in different cities around Australia. Priests will be available for the Sacrament of Reconciliation prior to Mass.

Message of the day

“To rest is not to do nothing”

'It seems'--so you say--'as if every imaginable sin were awaiting the first idle moment. Why, idleness itself must be a sin!' He who pledges himself to work for Christ should never have a free moment, because to rest is not to do nothing: it is to relax in activities which demand less effort. (The Way, 357)

You have to be a live ember that sets fire to whatever it touches. And, when your surroundings are incapable of catching fire, you have to raise their spiritual temperature. If not, you are wasting time miserably, and wasting the time of those around you. (Furrow,194)

‘All that passes away and is not pleasing to God, is worth nothing, and less than nothing’ [1] (St Teresa of Avila). Now do you understand why a soul loses all sense of peace and serenity when it turns away from its goal,...

Personal Testimonies

A Year with Pope Francis

Recent News
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.

Working for Love

From the Prelate
Working for Love

An article by Bishop Javier Echevarria that links Saint Josemaria's message on the sanctification of work with Pope Francis' recent encyclical.

"The family needs a miracle"

From the Pope
"The family needs a miracle"

In his homily on July 6 in Ecuador, Pope Francis points to our Lady's role at Cana and asks people to go to Mary's intercession, since families today...