On October 6th we celebrated the anniversary of the canonization of St. Josemaria.  Read here the homily of St. John Paul II on that occasion. 

This website offers this short video of St. Josemaria explaining the spirit of Opus Dei: the pursuit of sanctity in ordinary life   
                                             Recollections for Men

    .                                    .Thursday, Oct 8, 7:30 p.m.
                                         Saturday, Oct 10, 7:30 a.m.
                                           Monday, Oct 12, 7:30 p.m
                            Wednesday, Oct 21, 8 p.m. (young professionals)

These will also be available by zoom at the scheduled time.  Go here for the link. 

Please bring your masks. 

Items of interest:

1. Mid-week commuter retreats. Due to the shortened retreat season at Longlea and current waiting lists, we are offering several 2-day (Tues/Wed) commuter retreats at Tenley Study Center in October and November, to accommodate those unable to make a retreat at Longlea.   Fee: $100. 
Send an email to ro reserve your spot:

These are the dates:
October 20-21
Nov 3-4
Nov 10-11

2. Heroic Men website will offer their St. Joseph Summit online Oct 17.  Speakers will focus on St. Joseph as a model of manhood and fatherhood.  

3. The website "Chastity Project" offers helpful videos for young people on this key topic. 

Let us give thanks for the gradual return to normal living.  

Daryl Glick
Reston Study Center

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