75th Anniversary of Opus Dei in Ireland
Monsignor Cormac Burke, the first numerary vocation from his motherland, Ireland, spent many years - and indeed his last days - in that other land tucked away in East Africa, Kenya. He passed away peacefully on 22nd November 2021 and is now celebrating the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the Work in Ireland from our final homeland - heaven. Here are a few details into how he met Opus Dei.
3 Short Stories about the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross
Gerona, Hinojosa de Jarque (Teruel) and Santa María de Luneda (Pontevedra) are the starting points for three hitherto unknown testimonies of dedication to others. The historian Santiago Martínez brings us an account of three early members of the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross — founded by Saint Josemaría in 1943 — to which more than 4,000 clerics around the world belong today.
"Wherever I Am": Sanctifying Family Life and Daily Work
Ayra, a Cooperator of Opus Dei in Macau, says that she has learned how to better care for her family and remain joyful and at peace in times of difficulty: "Embracing my crosses with a smile makes a difference in me and those around me wherever I am."
What is the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross?
Priests from all over the world speak about the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross, an association of clergy intrinsically united to the Prelature of Opus Dei. Its aim is to promote holiness among secular priests through the exercise of their ministry in the service of the Church.