Nicholas Patankar was born in Goa and now lives in Mumbai, where he completed his Bachelors in Commerce and currently works as a financial analyst. He is a Cooperator of Opus Dei. Since when? Why? Let him answer.
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.
Ashish Tirkey is a student and lives in Rourkela, Orissa. For the last five years, he has undergone 23 cycles of chemotherapy. The 21-year-old gives an account of how the message of Opus Dei has helped him since he was first diagnosed with cancer in 2004.
Inspired by the words of Pope Francis, on the occasion of the Year of Mercy, Rohan, an engineering student, and Joel, a young professional, recently made some visits to the less fortunate in Mumbai. Both are surprised by what they saw.
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.
Haseen S. Aswani, a Hindu, is a student of pharmacy and the dean of the Alsajara University Residence in Granada, Spain, a corporate work of Opus Dei for women
Chezhiyan, a software development manager from Bengaluru, had to undergo a kidney transplant. He tells about the support he received from his wife and some writings of Saint Josemaría Escrivá
Tracy Fernandes, an executive analyst in finance, works and lives in the crowded city of Mumbai. She lives with her parents and her brother and sister. Up and down, from home to the office and back … it is her daily life.
After completing her graduation, Joslin worked as a Computer Instructor and Computer Programmer in India and abroad. Now she lives in Mumbai with her husband and two daughters. During these trying times of pandemic, among restrictions, confinement and lockdowns, fear and uncertainties, she found a nice and simple way of keeping in touch, accompanying and helping her friends from home: virtual “Kitty parties.”
Josephine Kunnacherry, a gynaecologist, was born in Kerala. She is a numerary member of Opus Dei. After graduating, Dr. Kunnacherry worked for several years in Europe and in Africa. Before coming back to India she was the Director of a hospital in Nigeria. Since 1997 she lives in Delhi, where she is in charge of a social project called Family Health Care. She tells her story.
Joshua Gomes is a Mass Media student at Mumbai University. He recently travelled to Rome to participate in an international congress on “The Ecology of the Human Person and His Environment”.