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“St. Josemaría helped me see my work as service”

“I phoned a friend to tell him I had discovered a treasure which I wanted to share with him.” Testimony of Patrick Utomi, a lecturer in business studies and a consultant in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Jose María Casciaro: “It’s worthwhile”

Father Jose María Casciaro, Associate Professor of Semitic Philology at the University of Madrid, died in Pamplona on March 8. He had lived in Madrid with the founder of Opus Dei during a considerable part of the years between 1939 and 1942. His recollections of those years crystallized in a book published in 1998, whose title “It’s worthwhile” is even more relevant today.

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“Opus Dei helped me see my illness as real work”

It was the first time the journalist had interviewed a person stretched out on top of a bed. But he agreed the interviewee should be comfortable. "Diari de Tarragona" interviews Joaquín Romero, 35, a technical architect from Barcelona with irreversible multiple sclerosis.

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Large families: lots of work and lots of fun

"Having a large family is certainly hard work, but it is immeasurably rewarding and can be lots of fun." John Perrotet, 46, works in the tourism sector in Sydney, Australia, where he lives with his wife Anne and their family.

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A book restorer who found his “Way”

Carlos Bordolli of Uruguay recounts his journey from atheism to faith, begun when a coincidence brought St. Josemaría’s “The Way” into his hands.

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