Books written by St Josemaria

The Way

The Way

Read these counsels slowly. Pause to meditate on these...

Furrow

Furrow

In a note to a 1950 edition of The Way, Saint Josemaría...

The Forge

The Forge

This book, a compilation of spiritual annotations of...

Holy Rosary

Holy Rosary

One December morning in 1931, Fr. Josemaría dashed off this...

Message of the day

'Let no one say, “I only have one talent, I can’t do anything.”'

Time is our treasure, the "money" with which to buy eternity. (Furrow, 882)

What a shame it would be to have as one’s occupation in life that of killing time which is a God‑given treasure! No excuse could justify such behavior. ‘Let no one say, “I only have one talent, I can’t do anything.” Even with just one talent you can act in a meritorious way’ [1]. How sad not to turn to good account and obtain a real profit from the few or many talents that God has given to each man so that he may dedicate himself to the task of serving other souls and the whole of society!...

Saint Josemaría Escrivá
"All the ways of the earth can be an opportunity to meet Christ.”
SAINT JOSEMARÍA, Founder of Opus Dei