Communion of the saints

POPE FRANCIS’ ADVICE TO THE SICK (JUNE 1, 2016)


POPE FRANCIS’ ADVICE TO THE SICK (JUNE 1, 2016) Dear brethren in Christ, in particular, those who are physically ill: the Church needs you! Don’t forget that you could help a lot of souls and convert your illness into prayer when you offer up to Our Lord all the suffering and pain which you are experiencing. As St. Josemaria always taught, the sick are the “treasure of Opus Dei,” for when they sanctify their illness, their prayers are so pleasing to God []

“MEMORARE” (REMEMBER) PRAYER TO OUR LADY.


THE “MEMORARE” (REMEMBER) PRAYER TO OUR LADY. I learned this prayer when I joined Opus Dei in 1986. We pray it daily for the member who is in most need in whichever part of the globe. Its practice in the Work started after Blessed Alvaro del Portillo, then assigned in his post-Spanish civil war military post in Olot, found himself in a dangerous situation after a mother, who wanted a decent man to marry her daughter, enclosed them all alone in a []