Saint Josemaría Escrivá
"Each day be conscious of your duty to be a saint. A saint! And that doesn't mean doing strange things. It means a daily struggle in the interior life and in heroically fulfilling your duty right through to the end.”
SAINT JOSEMARÍA, Founder of Opus Dei

Message of the day

“Examine yourself: slowly, courageously”

Examination of conscience: a daily task. Book-keeping is never neglected by anyone in business. And is there any business worth more than the business of eternal life? (The Way, 235)

Examine yourself: slowly, courageously. Is it not true that your bad humour and your gloominess, both without cause--without apparent cause--are due to your lack of determination in breaking the subtle but real snares laid for you--cunningly and attractively--by your concupiscence? (The Way, 237)

Always end your examination with an act of Love--of Love-sorrow: for yourself, for all the sins of men. And consider the fatherly care of God in removing the obstacles in your way lest you...