Tag: East Africa
Since 2016 Strathmore University has marked Founder’s Week in the first week of October every year. That coincides with the commemoration with the founding of Opus Dei on October 2, 1928 and the canonization of St. Josemaría on October 6, 2002.
Philip and Elizabeth explain in this video how they have lived these days of lockdown at their home in one of the suburbs in Nairobi, Kenya. Elizabeth works at Strathmore University and Philip is a businessman. Both have a passion for music that they are passing on to their children.
For the past few months the Kenyan Catholic bishops have launched a campaign against corruption. Its success will depend on how each one of us behaves when this kind of temptation comes our way. Below are ideas and examples of how some people have managed to stop this “pandemic”, possibly worse than coronavirus.
An unmarked driveway off Karbasiran road in the Westlands area of Nairobi slopes gently to a fenced enclosure. At a corner, slabs laid into the earth form a pathway to a shaded grove. A thick concrete pedestal stands about a metre high. Surrounding it, four wooden posts hold a pergola roof over a beautiful statue of Our Lady. The life size image is cast from stone and painted white. Her gentle face looks down benevolently at those who come to seek her intercession.