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Esther Toranzo passes away

Esther Toranzo passes away

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.

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Day Spiritual Retreat in Kampala

Day Spiritual Retreat in Kampala

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.

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Working with the youth in the parish

Working with the youth in the parish

​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.

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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St. Josemaria in Kisii

St. Josemaria in Kisii

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.