"I consider everything in the light of my vocation"
Anne-Marie Walker is a Children’s Book Editor and Publisher. Living in Liverpool with her husband, she is a Supernumerary member of Opus Dei.
St Josemaria in the Delhi Cathedral
A statue of St Josemaría Escrivá was blessed and installed in the Sacred Heart Cathedral in New Delhi (India) on Tuesday 26 June, the feast day of the saint.
Ordinary Christians Living an Ordinary Life
On the occasion of the 5th Anniversary of the Canonization of St. Josemaría Escrivá, founder of Opus Dei, SAR NEWS (Bangalore) interviewed Kevin de Souza from the Information Office of Opus Dei in India. Kevin works in the field of advertising and public relations. He joined Opus Dei in 1990. Here are some excerpts from the interview.
"Our treasure is Christ"
"Earthly goods are not bad, but they are debased when man sets them up as idols, when he adores them. They are ennobled when they are converted into instruments for good, for just and charitable Christian undertakings. We cannot seek after material goods as if they were a treasure. Our treasure is Christ and all our love and desire must be centered on him." (Christ is passing by, 35)
If you want to be your own masters at all times, I advise you to make a very real effort to be detached from everything, and to do so without fear or hesitation. Then, when you go about your various duties, whether personal, family or otherwise, make honest use of upright human means with a view to serving God, his Church, your family, your profession, your country, and the whole …
"Working on Trust": On Family & Parenting
This series of videos is intended to help parents in the education of their children. The videos draw upon the teachings of Saint Josemaria, who was passionate about freedom and the educational role of parents.
The Adventure of Marriage: 6 Episode Series
In this series of six videos, Sole and Juampi, an Argentinian couple, share the story of their joys and sorrows, struggles and victories in their married life together. These six videos could serve as a resource for pre-marriage courses and for young couples.
Just Start. Ways to Help People
The eleven videos in this series on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, offered each month during the Jubilee Year of Mercy, can now be accessed on a single page.
"The Heart of Work": Saint Josemaria's Vision
A short video with selections from Saint Josemaria's preaching that illustrate what he means by "sanctifying our work" and striving to find God in our work and daily life.
The Creativity of Charity
How can I help assist those in need? Where do I start? This short documentary shows creative ways in which Catholics from various countries have responded to the needs of those around them.
What Faith Means When You're 20
A video-series featuring young people from various countries talking about how their faith influences their daily lives. In this first video, some of them say a few words about what faith means for them.
"If I were to relive my life, I would do exactly what I did."
Silvano Borruso was one of the first members of Opus Dei that St. Josemaria sent to begin the Work in Kenya. He arrived in September of 1960 and passed away on Saturday 1st January 2022 after a long illness. This is an abridged interview from Strathmore School on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the beginning of Opus Dei.
A friendship born out of prose and poetry
Desmond and Eric share a common interest in poetry and writing. What started out as a mere professional dealing has blossomed into a trusting and beautiful friendship.
"In my house it's Christmas all year round"
That's what Joseba would say when he exhibited his collection of almost 300 small nativity scenes from around the world. He used to open some of them to the public, share photos on social media, and celebrate the holidays with a montage of the Nativity scenes and music.
When Twin Brothers Decide to Enter the Diocesan Seminary
Dora met her husband at the radio station where she works. They have four children, two of whom, Pedro and Afonso, are twins. Both sons decided to enter the diocesan seminary, and will be ordained deacons on November 28 in Lisbon.
Jacinto Barranco: 50 Years in Montefalco, Mexico
“When I realized that I could focus all my work on God, I saw that this was the meaning of my life: to stay close to God in and with my professional work.”
In South Africa: Growing as a Family
After participating in some courses about Family Orientation, a couple living in Johannesburg decided to start and lead their own course with other married friends.