"Your ordinary contact with God takes place where your fellow men, your yearnings, your work and your affections are. There you have your daily encounter with Christ.” Saint Josemaría
"Your ordinary contact with God takes place where your fellow men, your yearnings, your work and your affections are. There you have your daily encounter with Christ.”
Over seven days, the Prelate of Opus Dei met with hundreds of people.
Helping highly placed people to be professionally competent and virtuous have the same benefits of an ice-capped mountain, which with the appearance of the sun, melts and waters the valleys below.
The Father encourages young people not to be content with being good people, but to seek a closer "identification" with Jesus Christ and to become apostles
July 25 was the last full day of the Prelate's trip to Nigeria. At 9.50 am he arrived at the Institute for Industrial Technology (IIT), a social welfare project set up to provide technical skills to out-of-school young people.
On day three of his visit to Nigeria, the Prelate of Opus Dei met many in gatherings at the Lagoon School Lekki, and at the Lagos Business School.
In his first visit to Nigeria as Prelate he celebrated Mass in Nigeria and had several meetings.
On Tuesday July 24, the Prelate travelled from Lagos to meet other faithful of Opus Dei and their friends.
With reference to the forthcoming Synod on the vocation of young persons, the Prelate held up the example of the young Apostle John, explaining that many young people have the supernatural and natural maturity to make commitments.