This is the fifth of the Series of videos presented by Prof. Regina Eya in which she explains how the message of St. Josemaría of seeking holiness in ordinary life, can be lived in fulfilling the need to rest.
Esther Toranzo was a pioneer in many fields. She held a doctorate in Law from the Central University of Madrid. She joined Opus Dei in 1949. In 1952, she was amongst the first group of ladies who went to start the Work in England. She came to Kenya in 1965 to manage Kibondeni College, a Hospitality Institution for young women, which was in its infancy.
During the first days of this month of November 2020 We had a day spiritual retreat in Bugala, the centre of Opus Dei for men in Kampala. A small group of university students came to have some days of reflection and prayer at the end of this complex year.
When our Lord showed himself to the Eleven after his resurrection he said to them, “Go out to the whole world; proclaim the Good News to all creation.” (Mark 16:6). This message is addressed to each one of us, the baptized, to go out and do apostolate in any surroundings we happen to be in with our families, our workplace, in our social relationships etc.
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.
In February 2013, three gentlemen who used to receive means of formation offered by Opus Dei in Nairobi relocated to Kisii. Two were cooperators of Opus Dei, the third an alumnus of the then Strathmore College. They requested to continue receiving the means of formation in Kisii, if this could be arranged.
The Information Handbook is a periodical published by the Opus Dei Communication Office and is aimed at the media. It offers a schematic summary of the nature, history and organisation of this prelature of the Catholic Church.
The Prelate of Opus Dei, Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz, has appointed Rev. Dr. Anthony Odoh as the regional vicar of the Prelature in Nigeria
This is the fourth of the Series of videos presented by Prof. Regina Eya in which she explains how the message of St. Josemaría of seeking holiness in ordinary life, can be lived in the many social events everyone has to be part of.