Over 600 people attended the Mass for the Feast of St. Josemaria Escriva, the founder of Opus Dei, on June 26, at St. Mary's Church in Dedham, MA. Bishop Arthur Kennedy said the Mass and gave the homily. Bishop Kennedy spoke about his initial contact with Opus Dei when he resided at St. Aidan's Church in Brookline in the 1980's. He encouraged those present to experience God in their lives, right where they find ourselves everyday, and to become children of God, seeking the aid of the Holy Spirit. This October 2nd marks the 90th Anniversary of the founding of Opus Dei. Opus Dei, a personal prelature of the Catholic Church, aims to remind all people to seek holiness in their everyday life. Please go to the website of Opus Dei, www.opusdei.org to see more information on Opus Dei and St. Josemaria Escriva. St. Josemaria was canonized by Pope John Paul II in 2002. He died on June 26, 1975.
Mass for the Feast of St. Josemaria