Archive: Personal testimonies
Ann Jose Varavukala moved to the United States from New Delhi, India because her autistic son needed special education. The writings of St. Josemaría helped her to accept her son’s condition and to find consolation in the sacraments.
“A child bangs a door. I call him or her back - ‘Open the door and shut it softly and say, "Jesus, I love you".’” Vickie Amugela, from Nairobi, Kenya, is the mother of five children. She has two full-time jobs, schoolteacher and homemaker.
The following comments are from Bobo Lee Yuen chun, an insurance agent in Hong Kong. Her husband Brian is a property manager.
Father Jose María Casciaro, Associate Professor of Semitic Philology at the University of Madrid, died in Pamplona on March 8. He had lived in Madrid with the founder of Opus Dei during a considerable part of the years between 1939 and 1942. His recollections of those years crystallized in a book published in 1998, whose title “It’s worthwhile” is even more relevant today.
It was the first time the journalist had interviewed a person stretched out on top of a bed. But he agreed the interviewee should be comfortable. "Diari de Tarragona" interviews Joaquín Romero, 35, a technical architect from Barcelona with irreversible multiple sclerosis.