The Influence of Dora

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The Influence of Dora

Dora del Hoyo was the first assistant numerary of Opus Dei who died on 10th January 2004, just a day before turning 90. Assistant numeraries are...

60 years ago in East Africa, Part 1

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60 years ago in East Africa, Part 1

25th of August 2018 will mark 60 years since Opus Dei started stable work on the continent of Africa, precisely in East Africa. This is Part 1 of a...

Lessons atop Mt. Kenya

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Lessons atop Mt. Kenya

Every year, staff, students and friends from Eastlands College of Technology get together to summit the third highest peak of Mt. Kenya at 4,999m...

In the Heart of the Home

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In the Heart of the Home

The goal of the recent Art of Living Conference in Manila was to help people see "work in the home as a service to their family, which can be...

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“Be very childlike!”

I advise you to try to return sometime ... to the beginning of your first conversion, which, if it is not becoming like children, is very much like it. In the spiritual life you have to let yourself be led with complete trust, single-mindedly and without fear. You have to speak with absolute clarity about what you have in your mind and in your soul. (Furrow, 145)

Be very childlike! The more childlike, the better. I speak from my experience as a priest, who has had to pick himself up many times in these past thirty‑six years (how long and yet how short they now seem to me!) which have been spent striving to fulfill a very precise requirement of God’s Will. There’s one thing that has helped me always, the fact that I am still a child, and I am always climbing onto my Mother’s lap and finding refuge in the Heart of Christ, my Lord.

Serious falls,...