It happened on JUNE 26


Josemaría Escrivá died in Rome. A Spanish priest, he founded Opus Dei in 1928. He was beatified in 1992 and canonized in 2002. In his preaching, he helped students and intellectuals understand that they could serve God in their studies and research, seeking God in their daily work. He wrote in The Way: “An hour of study, for a modern apostle, is an hour of prayer. — If you are to serve God with your mind, to study is a grave obligation for you” (nn. 335-336).

700 years from the birth of St. Bonaventure

The Philosophy of St. Bonaventure On Creation, Etienne Gilson (1938)

The six forms of Light unified in the unique divine creation, from On the Reduction of the Arts to Theology (1255-1257)

On the Steps of Ascension into God and on the Sight of Him Through His Vestiges in the Universe, from The Journey of the Mind into God (1259)

On the Sight of God in His Vestiges in the Sensible World, from The Journey of the Mind into God (1259)

Interdisciplinary Encyclopedia of Religion and Science

The Encyclopedia, published by the Centro di Documentazione Interdisciplinare di Scienza e Fede operating at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, provides new, scholarly articles in the rapidly growing international field of Religion and Science (ISSN: 2037-2329).

Anthology and Documents

In order to make some relevant documents better known in the scientific community, the section provides key materials for study and reflection concerning the dialogue among science, philosophy, and theology.