The Devil is a seducer. This is why, without our knowing it, we let him enter into our lives. This also applies to the life of the Church. This is why the Pope is asking us this month of October to pray the Rosary of the Virgin Mary and the prayer to St. Michael the Archangel to fight against the power of evil and to protect the Church. Will we all join in with this request?
Opus Dei started in Kenya in 1958, by the direct impulse of St. Josemaría Escrivá. It was the first country on the African Continent where faithful of Opus Dei were to go.
Holding his grandmother’s hands in his and looking her in straight in the eye, with an effort Harouna Gabra uttered these words to explain why he had decided to go away from Togo: “Either I’ll turn to crime or I’ll die”. He was 14 years old and could be sure of only one thing, that life had to be better outside Africa. In Togo the horizon for young people stopped at the desert where life faded gradually away and where violence and crime were the only options.
In the context of the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, on the theme "Young people, the faith and vocational discernment" Hillary tells us a bit about himself. He is a recent graduate that joined Opus Dei some months ago. He tells us about his interests and how he discovered his vocation.