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Be to Care: Brainstorming Before the Centenary of Opus Dei

Looking toward the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Opus Dei (2028-2030), the centenary committee invited professionals working in social initiatives inspired by St. Josemaría or encouraged by his teachings to meet and share their experiences.

Social initiatives

20th Anniversary of Harambee: Social Innovators for a World in Crisis

Harambee launches a symposium on experimental designs to tackle current global crises. The symposium convokes individuals from different fields and marks the beginning of concrete initiatives around the centenary of Opus Dei, founded by St. Josemaría Escrivá, whose teachings and message inspired Harambee.

Social initiatives

"Daily commitment builds a better world"

In his 21 September general audience, Pope Francis reflected on his recent apostolic journey to Kazakhstan.

From the Church and the Pope

Looking for formation

During the 75th anniversary year of Opus Dei coming to Britain we are posting a number of videos telling stories of lives changed by faith. "Looking for formation” is the story of Stephen, from Scotland, who found Opus Dei when he was looking for help to build a solid spiritual life.

Personal testimonies

Chipping Away at Poverty: One Graduate at a Time

Each year, Banilad School in the Philippines sees young girls leave its halls, brimming with hope, looking forward to bringing a bright future to their families and to become valuable contributors to the food, hotel, and restaurant service sectors.

Social initiatives

Extraordinary graces, ordinary motherhood

St Josemaría’s worldwide impact is evident. Tens of thousands of members, apostolic initiatives aplenty, beatified members… the list goes on. But at the heart of these numbers is what is most important – a personal encounter with God. And for many, this involves a personal encounter with St Josemaría.

Personal testimonies

A Promise Kept: 2022 Work Camp in Yauyos

Last June, a group of high school students from different parts of the United States traveled to Quisque, in the mountains of Yauyos, Peru. The aim of the service project was to help restore the local church and give English classes to children in the area.

Social initiatives

Apostolic Journey to Kazakhstan

Links to Pope Francis' homilies and addresses on his apostolic journey to Kazakhstan 13-15 September 2022.

From the Church and the Pope

“I discovered that Catholics read the Bible”

Larissa, who was Protestant, had a Catholic boyfriend in Brazil. At first she thought he was going to convert (and he vice versa). There came a time when their differences seemed unsolvable. But Google helped to solve the problem.

Personal testimonies

Pope's Prayer Intention for September 2022

Pope Francis reminds us that “in the light of the Gospel, the death penalty is unacceptable.” Let us not remain indifferent in the face of laws which, in some parts of the world and pray for the abolition of death penalty all over the world.

From the Church and the Pope