"Each day be conscious of your duty to be a saint. A saint! And that doesn't mean doing strange things. It means a daily struggle in the interior life and in heroically fulfilling your duty right through to the end.” Saint Josemaría
"Each day be conscious of your duty to be a saint. A saint! And that doesn't mean doing strange things. It means a daily struggle in the interior life and in heroically fulfilling your duty right through to the end.”
Olamide is a pharmacist by profession and a basketball coach. Through a passionate training of upcoming student basketballers, she is creating a furrow of diligence in little things.
This is the fifth of a series of interviews commemorating the 75th anniversary of Opus Dei coming to Ireland. In this episode, Ciara Mannion describes how she finds meaning everyday by loving others in and through her work. Ciara is a wife and mother of two living in Galway.
"I decided to join the Work after Christmas (the day was 3rd January 1968), and obviously, I have no regrets till date."
A newly-married engineer narrates his first visit to the Prelatic Church of Opus Dei in Rome, the day before his wedding.
My mother thought she was having a heart attack. The prelate of the Work, who was here on those days, told me: everything will be fine. But the tests were very negative. The doctor called me. "Dagmar, I can't believe it!
Pau is a musician and painter. Through these two arts he lives a very personal relationship with God. In this video (with English subtitles) he explains how he turns each of the things he does into prayer: painting graffiti, a concert with friends… And he always enjoys it, he says, “having a great time”.
Blessing Nina Emmanuel talks about journey to the faith, inspired by her family and the chaplain at her university.
Blessing Nina Emmanuel narrates her journey to the faith while in the university.
Last June 26 has perpetually remained engraved in my memory because I participated in several Masses in honour of St. Josemaría in Ghana, and it was the first time I would celebrate his feast outside Nigeria. The idea was made possible thanks to a conference on family medicine I attended a month earlier, in May, at Elmina, in Ghana’s Central Region.
We share the self-narrated story of Collins a young lawyer, fresh out of Law School who, despite his inexperience and lack of means, could not hold himself back from helping people in need. The sight of someone in handcuffs, the cry of a mother whose only son was about to be jailed for a petty reason, innocent people who only needed a lawyer to speak for them… these were some of the sights that elicited empathy from Collins, and he decided to help, often without invitation.
Dr. Ignacio Martínez, a stomatologist, who lives in Oviedo and has his practice in Avilés, has been collaborating with Monkole Hospital in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, since August 2016. He usually stays in Kinshasa for a month, during his holiday leave, to do a social work that has been awarded by the Asturias Dentists Association.
Summer. Time to relax, slow down, reconnect with family and friends, and revel in the all-too-brief warm weather. Also a season to reflect on the past year and plan for the new one. We enjoy all these things at our annual Family Camp
What made you go into Oncology? How are you coping, isn’t it a depressing field? As a doctor in Oncology I get to be asked this question more often that I am asked for my name. Perhaps you too are also curious about my work. Well, let us delve into this ‘dreaded’ medical field.What made you go into Oncology? What a depressing field. How are you coping? As a doctor in Oncology, trying to answer these questions and more have been my almost daily conversations with people explaining my love for Oncology and th
José is a graduate in Medicine in Puerto Rico who loves to surf. He recounted, in 2019, at the age of 26, an unexpected encounter at WYD in 2011 that changed his life and that of his future wife Michelle.
World Youth Day 2023 will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 1 to 6 August. Four young Chileans talk about how they're preparing for the event.
Chantal is a French lady who was born in Mali, but raised in Senegal. With apparent gusto, she narrates her encounter with the Work.
On Saturday, 24 June 2023, a Mass to celebrate the feast of St. Josemaría Escriva, will be held in Erbil, Iraq. It will be said in Aramaic using the Chaldean liturgical rite.
"It was the presence of the Blessed Virgin that truly made our meeting meaningful." Twelve years after that first meeting, Luca and Maria share how devotion to Mary has helped them face the challenges of daily life.