Number of articles: 5

A Family Reunion at the Manila Cathedral

Reflections of a recent university graduate on the first Solemn Mass at the Manila Cathedral after two years of restrictions on church gatherings

Personal testimonies

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.

Priestly Society of the Holy Cross

Dora and My Family

Minette is from Canada. "One day at an Opus Dei Centre in Vancouver, I found a prayer card (similar to St. Josemaria's prayer card that I am familiar with), but with a different picture - a picture of a lady named 'Dora'. I read it, and certain phrases struck me... 'work at the same tasks as the Blessed Virgin Mary in Nazareth' and 'spread all around me the family warmth... cheerful, selfless work...'."


I carry with me "The Way" and "The Forge"

Tim Smyczek, who was praised by Rafa Nadal for his surprising sportsmanship, talks about the importance of faith for his life as a tennis pro in a recent National Catholic Register interview.


"Music brings me closer to God"

Daniel is from New Orleans, the cradle of jazz. He says that his guitar has brought him quite far, leading him to both the rhythms of flamenco and to get to know Opus Dei.

Personal testimonies