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Pope's prayer intention for October 2018

Pope's prayer intention for October 2018

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?

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“Either I’ll turn to crime or I’ll die”

“Either I’ll turn to crime or I’ll die”

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.

Taking accounting, karate, mentoring and my faith seriously

Taking accounting, karate, mentoring and my faith seriously

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.

Learning anew at the feet of the young

Learning anew at the feet of the young

Kindergarten and Primary School. Long gone by years and long forgotten struggles. But these were all brought back to the minds and hearts of a group of young university students from Kenya and Britain during a three week long project.

Contract Awarded for 2 years

Contract Awarded for 2 years

Jeremy White is a faithful of Opus Dei who died in Nigeria in 1990 with a reputation for holiness. He was born in Aldershot, England on May 18, 1938. He did a bachelor’s degree in History and Modern languages in Cambridge University. He converted from Anglicanism in 1959. In the same year, he moved to Nairobi, Kenya, to help with the start of Strathmore College. While in Nairobi he asked for admission to Opus Dei. In 1965 he moved to Nigeria to help in the start of Opus Dei activities in that country.

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60 years ago in East Africa, Part 3

60 years ago in East Africa, Part 3

22nd of September there will be a solemn Thanksgiving Mass in Nairobi to celebrate 60 years since Opus Dei started stable work on the continent of Africa, precisely in East Africa. This is Part 3 of a series of articles tracing the history of that divine African adventure.

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Spending time with our sons

Spending time with our sons

One of the past chaplains of Strathmore School, during the talk for fathers of young primary boys about to receive their First Holy Communion, was fond of calling their attention to a deep but often overlooked fact.

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 One like Tomás

One like Tomás

One day in 2010 my mother called me, very excited. “Lulú, now I know who we have to pray to for a boyfriend for you: Tomás Alvira and Paquita Dominguez!”