60 years ago in East Africa, Part 2

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60 years ago in East Africa, Part 2

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 2 of a...

The Sinai Children

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The Sinai Children

The very final day of the end of their last secondary school academic year, with very little time to rest, 35 young men closed their suitcases to get...

Grandparents are a treasure

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Grandparents are a treasure

These are the words Pope Francis spoke in one of his homilies back in November of 2013. And a group of young couples attending courses organised by...

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 in Nairobi get together to climb the third highest peak in Kenya, at...

Lessons Atop Mt. Kenya

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Lessons Atop Mt. Kenya

Every year, staff, students and friends from Eastlands College of Technology in Nairobi get together to climb the third highest peak in Kenya, at...

Tribute to Mary

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"Why – I ask you – is Mary the Mother of Christ, other than because she gave birth to the members of Christ?" Saint Augustine praises our Lady's...

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“Knowing how to overcome yourself every single day”

To do great mortifications some days, and nothing on others, is not the spirit of penance. The spirit of penance means knowing how to overcome yourself every single day, offering up both great and small things for love, without being noticed. (The Forge, 784)

However, a powerful enemy is lying in wait for us, an enemy which counters our desire to incarnate Christ’s doctrine in our lives. This enemy is pride, which grows if we do not reach out for the helping and merciful hand of God after each failure and defeat. In that case the soul remains in the shadows, in an unhappy darkness, and thinks it is lost. Its imagination creates all sorts of obstacles which have no basis in fact, which would disappear if it just looked at them with a little...