Number of articles: 55

3 Short Stories about the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross

Gerona, Hinojosa de Jarque (Teruel) and Santa María de Luneda (Pontevedra) are the starting points for three hitherto unknown testimonies of dedication to others. The historian Santiago Martínez brings us an account of three early members of the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross — founded by Saint Josemaría in 1943 — to which more than 4,000 clerics around the world belong today.

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What is the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross?

Priests from all over the world speak about the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross, an association of clergy intrinsically united to the Prelature of Opus Dei. Its aim is to promote holiness among secular priests through the exercise of their ministry in the service of the Church.

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Finding My Vocation on the Streets of London

Jaime talks about his personal path to the priesthood in this article originally published in “Palabra.”

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Slovak Violinist Will Be Ordained On 5 September

Andrej Matis is one of the 29 men who will be ordained priests of Opus Dei on Saturday 5 September in Rome. A Rome Reports video.

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An African Challenge

Many diocesan priests from around the world who go to study in Rome, as did Fr. Imo, would reside in the Collegio Sacerdotale Altomonte during the course of their studies.

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An African Challenge

Many diocesan priests from around the world go to Rome to study at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. Kenyan priest Fr. Imo talks about his "Roman adventure" and his desire to learn how to better serve people back in Kenya.

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From Homa Bay to Rome

CARF is a Foundation raising money for scholarships for priests and seminarians who study at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome. Fr. Paschal Ochieng is one of its beneficiaries. In the last 28 years CARF has helped in the formation of 510 Kenyan priests and 18 Kenyan seminarians did their studies there before ordination.

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Live-streaming: Priestly Ordinations on May 4th

Shortly before 10 am (Rome time) on Saturday, May 4th, the ordinations of 34 faithful of the Opus Dei prelature will be broadcast live on this website.

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My Good Friend Saint Josemaria

Lebanese priest Fadi Sarkis never met Saint Josemaría but says they have become great friends. Fr. Sarkis, who lives in Beirut, is a member of the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross.

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“Our Lord has wed me to the poor and I’m overjoyed”

Fr. José Manuel Horcajo has been in charge of the parish of Saint Raymond Nonnato for nine years. He tries to help the people in the neighborhood to find God, as they struggle to escape from the ravages of poverty.

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