Number of articles: 34

The Silver Jubilee

“Ignem veni mittere in terram, et quid volo, nisi ut accendatur!”

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The Monthly Intentions: Praying All Together

Here is the intention from 2 October 2021 to 2 October 2022, which the Prelate is suggesting to the faithful and friends of Opus Dei.

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On 31 October 1996, 25 years ago, the first group of men travelled to Kampala to stay and live there on a permanent basis and to start the stable activities of Opus Dei in the Pearl of Africa

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Mrs. Edith Katama

On Thursday 15th July at 6:30 pm, Edith Abwooli Katama passed away in Uganda, following a long illness. Edith and her late husband Sylvano Katama are the first members of Opus Dei in Uganda, which they discovered while on exile in Kenya from the early 1980’s.


New Region of East and Southern Africa

In his letter of 1st May 2021, the Prelate requested for prayers for the recently erected circumscription of the Prelature which includes the former regions of South and East Africa.

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Updated list of Masses in honour of St. Josemaria 2021

Some Masses have been organized in Kenya and Tanzania this year to celebrate the feast of St. Josemaria. Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 restrictions, it has not been possible to organise similar Masses in South Africa and Uganda.


For him for her

My name is Raymond, from Uganda. I work in a private university as a teaching fellow. Here in Kampala, we’re on lockdown again. During the first lockdown, I stumbled across the video series entitled “The Adventure of Marriage”. These were introduced to me by a brother of mine. I was glued to the first video and the idea that hit my mind is how can I use these to better myself and my girlfriend for marriage.

First Women Scientists Receive Guadalupe Scholarships

The first women scientists from Africa who carried out research thanks to the Guadalupe Scholarship Program sponsored by Harambee were Dalene Kembabazi from Uganda and Celine Tendobi from D.R.Congo.

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Spiritual Retreats 2021

The following spiritual retreats have been organised at the various venues listed below in 2021.


Memories of the Father's Visit to East Africa, 3

It is already a year since the Prelate of Opus Dei, Mons. Fernando Ocariz, visited the region of East Africa. Here is Part 3 of the fond memories we hold from those special days of 14th – 22nd December 2019.