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Friends Of God: Homilies

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This collection of homilies by St. Josemaria Escriva helps you develop a strong, lasting friendship with the God who is close to us. St. Josemaria gives you a broad picture of the basic human and Christian virtues, so that you can not only follow closely in our Lord's footsteps, but establish and maintain a filial dialogue with God. Each of his homilies here are not only h ...more
Paperback, 334 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Scepter Publishers (first published January 1st 1982)
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Denise
Apr 04, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Debo confesar que éste es un libro que se sale del contexto de lo que regularmente leo. Sin embargo me resultó agradable. Quizá porque en ningún momento sentí que Mons. Josemaría Escrivá, a través de sus homilías, tuviera una agenda personal de imponerle al lector algún aspecto particular de la religión católica. Se enfoca más en el aspecto espiritual de las personas, en su alma, y sobre todo en la fé. Es en algunos aspectos casi una guía para recibir a Dios y aprender a conectarse y conversar d ...more
Rebeca
Oct 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amigos de Dios recoge algunas de las homilías de San Josemaría. Es un bello libro que me ayudó a meditar muchos aspectos de mi vida y de mi relación personal con Dios. Es un libro espiritual que llama a la reflexión y al discernimiento.
Dave Woods
Jan 27, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The most compelling book of homilies ever recorded. Speaks to the heart to all people in all states of life in all social economic backgrounds. Inspiring. Moving. Perfect.

This book of homilies gets the Golden burrito award.
Phares Kariuki
Oct 30, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Greatly advised my work ethic and faith choices. It's a good read for someone looking to get more meaning out of every day life.
Naza Madukwe
Apr 20, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love how simple and easy to connect to daily life it is.
Eric Nicolai
Oct 22, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
These homilies have truly perennial value
Erik
Included in the "Spiritual Reading" section of Fr. John McCloskey's 100-book Catholic Lifetime Reading Plan.
Sskous
Sep 10, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I spend long periods of time in Escriva's books. His way of constructing the essential connection between my daily life and the salvation of my soul both startles and settles me.
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Saint Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer (9 January 1902 – 26 June 1975) was a Roman Catholic priest from Spain who founded Opus Dei, an organization of laypeople and priests dedicated to the teaching that everyone is called to holiness and that ordinary life is a path to sanctity. He was canonized in 2002 by Pope John Paul II, who declared Saint Josemaría should be "counted among the great witnesses o ...more
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