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Be to Care: Brainstorming Before the Centenary of Opus Dei

Looking toward the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Opus Dei (2028-2030), the centenary committee invited professionals working in social initiatives inspired by St. Josemaría or encouraged by his teachings to meet and share their experiences.

Social initiatives

20th Anniversary of Harambee: Social Innovators for a World in Crisis

Harambee launches a symposium on experimental designs to tackle current global crises. The symposium convokes individuals from different fields and marks the beginning of concrete initiatives around the centenary of Opus Dei, founded by St. Josemaría Escrivá, whose teachings and message inspired Harambee.

Social initiatives

"Daily commitment builds a better world"

In his 21 September general audience, Pope Francis reflected on his recent apostolic journey to Kazakhstan.

From the Church and the Pope

Chipping Away at Poverty: One Graduate at a Time

Each year, Banilad School in the Philippines sees young girls leave its halls, brimming with hope, looking forward to bringing a bright future to their families and to become valuable contributors to the food, hotel, and restaurant service sectors.

Social initiatives

A Promise Kept: 2022 Work Camp in Yauyos

Last June, a group of high school students from different parts of the United States traveled to Quisque, in the mountains of Yauyos, Peru. The aim of the service project was to help restore the local church and give English classes to children in the area.

Social initiatives

Apostolic Journey to Kazakhstan

Links to Pope Francis' homilies and addresses on his apostolic journey to Kazakhstan 13-15 September 2022.

From the Church and the Pope

Pilgrimage of the Prelate of Opus Dei to the Holy Land

Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz made a pilgrimage to the holy sites from August 17 to 25, 2022. This video shows some of the sites he visited and collects impressions from those who met him.

From the Prelate

“I discovered that Catholics read the Bible”

Larissa, who was Protestant, had a Catholic boyfriend in Brazil. At first she thought he was going to convert (and he vice versa). There came a time when their differences seemed unsolvable. But Google helped to solve the problem.

Personal testimonies

"What problems, mom?"

"Everyone can reach God. God is there for everyone, and not just for people with more intelligence or aptitudes." Rosa's eldest child Leyre was born with a congenital malformation and needs to use a wheelchair, while two of her other children are autistic. Her strong faith has given Rosa strength to help her children confront life with joy.

Personal testimonies

"What am I looking for?"

In his 7 September general audience, Pope Francis continued his cycle of catechesis on spiritual discernment with the example of St. Ignatius of Loyola.

From the Church and the Pope