“We urgently need to christianize society”
Following the Master's wishes, you are to be salt and light while being fully immersed in this world we were made to live in, sharing in all human activities. Light illumines the hearts and minds of men. Salt gives flavor and preserves from corruption. That is why if you lack apostolic zeal you will become insipid and useless. You will be letting other people down and your life will be absurd. (The Forge, 22)
God did not create us to build a lasting city here on earth , because 'this world is the way to that other, a dwelling place free from care' . Nevertheless, we children of God ought not to remain aloof from earthly endeavors, for God has placed us here to sanctify them and make them fruitful with our blessed faith, which alone is capable of bringing true peace and joy …
"Working on Trust": On Family & Parenting
This series of videos is intended to help parents in the education of their children. The videos draw upon the teachings of Saint Josemaria, who was passionate about freedom and the educational role of parents.
The Adventure of Marriage: 6 Episode Series
In this series of six videos, Sole and Juampi, an Argentinian couple, share the story of their joys and sorrows, struggles and victories in their married life together. These six videos could serve as a resource for pre-marriage courses and for young couples.
Just Start. Ways to Help People
The eleven videos in this series on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, offered each month during the Jubilee Year of Mercy, can now be accessed on a single page.
"The Heart of Work": Saint Josemaria's Vision
A short video with selections from Saint Josemaria's preaching that illustrate what he means by "sanctifying our work" and striving to find God in our work and daily life.
The Creativity of Charity
How can I help assist those in need? Where do I start? This short documentary shows creative ways in which Catholics from various countries have responded to the needs of those around them.
What Faith Means When You're 20
A video-series featuring young people from various countries talking about how their faith influences their daily lives. In this first video, some of them say a few words about what faith means for them.
"Being the Best Mom that I Can Be"
Ijeoma, a medical doctor and member of the Prelature living in Nigeria, talks about her decision to be the "full-time" mother of five children.
Law and God's Love
Nkem Agboti, a lawyer in Lagos, Nigeria, speaks about the inspiration she finds in Blessed Guadalupe Ortiz's life, her discovery of family values, the need to bring the faith to her friends, the value of little things and her involvement in pro-life activities.
"Bloom where you are planted"
Opus Dei started in Kenya in 1958 by the direct impulse of Saint Josemaria Escriva. In this video clip we see how its message has taken root there.
The beginning of my love affair with God
Collins finds God in a centre of Opus Dei in Enugu, Nigeria.
Saving the Unborn
Domtila, a supernumerary member of the Prelature with 6 children, has spent the past 25 years running a crisis pregnancy center in Nairobi, Kenya that has saved the lives of many babies.
"Never stop working on your marriage"
Emily Marcucci, a Harvard grad from Massachusetts who has been married for 15 years and has 8 children, talks about the challenges and joys of raising a large family.
Finding Christ in the Middle of the World
In this series of seven short videos, Australians from all backgrounds speak about the message of Saint Josemaria and its impact on their daily lives.
"With a large family, we'll never be alone"
Daniel Plazek is a sales engineer from Pittsburgh, PA. He and his wife Luisa have 7 children, one of whom, Kathryn, is a numerary in Opus Dei. Daniel shares his perspective on marriage, fatherhood, and also offers some practical advice for young parents.
12 tips to make a better use of Opus Dei website
If you wish to know about the Opus Dei website better; if you would like to discover the contents that best suit your needs but don’t know where to start; here are 12 tips to help you find your way around the icons, links, sections and tags. Enjoy!