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Alvaro, a Beacon for his Friends

Alvaro, a Beacon for his Friends

In the early hours of April 16-17, 2021, Alvaro de Pedroso Siqueira, a young supernumerary of Opus Dei, died from Covid in São Paulo, Brazil. Testimonies soon began arriving from many friends who testified to how Alvaro had helped them come closer to God.

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Driving for a Change

Driving for a Change

Lauan University Center volunteers collected and distributed food and care packages to jeepney drivers and their families whose incomes were drastically cut by the pandemic restrictions.

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“Face Time”: The graces of a quieter Christmas

“Face Time”: The graces of a quieter Christmas

Perhaps one of the graces of a “Covid-Christmas” may be a more serene and deeper contemplation of Christ who is, in the Holy Father’s words, 'Misericordiae Vultus', that is, “the Face of the Father’s Mercy”, writes Fr Donncha Ó hAodha in the current issue of 'Position Papers'.

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Confession during the pandemic

Confession during the pandemic

A few months ago my friend Mutheu and I were having a discussion about how much we were missing the good old days when we could go to Mass and confession with ease. With the Covid-19 pandemic, things had changed drastically and neither of us had ever imagined that a time would come when the very places we sought solace and spiritual strength from would now be listed as out of bounds for gatherings until further notice.

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"He brought joy to many patients"

"He brought joy to many patients"

The chaplain-engineer at Laguna Hospice Care Center, Father José Ruiz, died during the early stages of the pandemic in Madrid. His friends pay tribute to his life in this article and video.

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Update on Spiritual Retreats during COVID-19

Update on Spiritual Retreats during COVID-19

In the current climate of COVID-19, and in compliance with health and safety directives by the Ministries of Health in some of the East African countries, the spiritual retreats in Opus Dei retreat houses or conference centres in East Africa are suspended until further notice.

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A Priest on a Dusty Road

A Priest on a Dusty Road

Fr. Joaquim Cabanyes died at the age of 62 in Nigeria, due to Covid-19. Jaime remembers meeting him on a hot dusty road 20 years ago, in the middle of Nigeria.

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