St. Josemaría was canonised in 2002 and his feast day is 26 June. Information about his life, and favours granted through his intercession, are available here(https://opusdei.org/en-ke/section/saint-josemaria/). To mark the occasion, Masses will be celebrated in different cities and towns across East Africa. In many of these Masses, priests will be available for Confessions half an hour before the beginning of Mass. Mass details are given below.
Nkem Agboti, a Lagos lawyer, tells her experience of ordinary life and of the inspiration she found in the life of Guadalupe Ortiz de Landazuri, her discovery of family values, the need to bring her friends on-board in matters of faith and the Christian mission, the value of little things and her involvement in pro-life activities.
Students from Strathmore University's Law School were on a recent international trip that took them to various European cities including Rome. It was there at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross that they shared some of their thoughts on how to fight against corruption.
The Pontifical University of the Holy Cross recently organized a seminar to reflect on the holiness of lay people, in the context of Guadalupe Ortiz's beatification. Enrique Shaw, whose process of canonization has been opened, was one of the people highlighted there.
“Sport, properly directed, develops character, makes a person courageous, a generous loser, and a gracious victor; it refines the senses, gives intellectual penetration, and steels the will to endurance. It is not merely a physical development then. Sport, rightly understood, is an occupation of the whole person, and while perfecting the body as an instrument of the mind, it also makes the mind itself a more refined instrument for the search and communication of truth…”
Africa is full of contrasts that are an essential part of its identity. On the rich African continent, the Church strives to work for unity in diversity, respecting ethnic and linguistic divisions. “The ethnic, linguistic, and tribal divisions in Africa can be overcome promoting unity in diversity. I want to thank the religious sisters, priests, laity, and missionaries for their work to create dialogue and reconciliation among the various sectors of African society. Let us pray this month that the Church in Africa, through the commitment of its members, may be the seed of unity among her peoples and a sign of hope for this continent.”