Pedro Ballester: "I have never been happier"
Pedro Ballester (1996-2018) was a numerary member of Opus Dei in Britain who died of bone cancer aged 21 with a reputation for holiness. This documentary includes footage and photos from his early life plus recent interviews with his parents, brothers, friends from university.
“I count my joys instead”
Chidinma describes how she found happiness through a friend and a three week internship at Wavecrest Students Hall, Surulere, Lagos.
"I'm retired... How can I help?"
After 33 years as a teacher in a school in Bogotá (Colombia), Joaquín entered a new phase of life.
"What I was needing"
During the 75th anniversary year of Opus Dei coming to Britain we are posting a number of videos telling stories of lives changed by faith. This is Mary's story.
“I discovered that Catholics read the Bible”
Larissa, who was Protestant, had a Catholic boyfriend in Brazil. At first she thought he was going to convert (and he vice versa). There came a time when their differences seemed unsolvable. But Google helped to solve the problem.
"What problems, mom?"
"Everyone can reach God. God is there for everyone, and not just for people with more intelligence or aptitudes." Rosa's eldest child Leyre was born with a congenital malformation and needs to use a wheelchair, while two of her other children are autistic. Her strong faith has given Rosa strength to help her children confront life with joy.
"Everything is in God's hands"
During the 75th anniversary year of Opus Dei coming to Britain we are posting a number of videos telling stories of lives changed by faith. "Everything is in God's hands” is the story of Mark, a businessman who works in the builders’ merchant industry in Scotland.
Joining the Family
Genesis, a 3D programmer in Lagos, Nigeria, found his new home in the Church, with encouragement from a friend and help from an app.
"Do something positive in the world"
During the 75th anniversary year of Opus Dei coming to Britain we are posting a number of videos telling stories of lives changed by faith. "Do something positive in the world” is the story of Kasia, an academic working in London.
“Love doesn’t understand retirement”
Lola recounts for us the story of her “retirement”: “years truly filled with joy and action, youth and hope. I have always been convinced that each moment in life enriches us for the next.”