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Be to Care: Brainstorming Before the Centenary of Opus Dei

Looking toward the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Opus Dei (2028-2030), the centenary committee invited professionals working in social initiatives inspired by St. Josemaría or encouraged by his teachings to meet and share their experiences.

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20th Anniversary of Harambee: Social Innovators for a World in Crisis

Harambee launches a symposium on experimental designs to tackle current global crises. The symposium convokes individuals from different fields and marks the beginning of concrete initiatives around the centenary of Opus Dei, founded by St. Josemaría Escrivá, whose teachings and message inspired Harambee.

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Chipping Away at Poverty: One Graduate at a Time

Each year, Banilad School in the Philippines sees young girls leave its halls, brimming with hope, looking forward to bringing a bright future to their families and to become valuable contributors to the food, hotel, and restaurant service sectors.

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A Promise Kept: 2022 Work Camp in Yauyos

Last June, a group of high school students from different parts of the United States traveled to Quisque, in the mountains of Yauyos, Peru. The aim of the service project was to help restore the local church and give English classes to children in the area.

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“Don’t let anyone tell you you can’t!”

In 2009 Gerardo, who is 31-years-old and deaf and blind, traveled the Way of Saint James from Roncesvalles to Compostela on a tandem tricycle. This was the start of a group of volunteers who guide their copilots suffering from various types of limitations on the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela.

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"The God Who Provides": A Fruitful Retirement

On retiring, Joy and Tony Tañada found in farming, farm management, and rural living a world of beauty, simplicity, and productivity.

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A Light for Thousands of Children

We share some reflections from Fr. Carlos Núñez, Vicar of the Delegation of Monterrey, Mexico, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Ciudad de los Niños (City of the Children), a social initiative that, with its work of education and formation, has helped many families with limited financial means find happiness.

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“Programs like Rosary Makers of America make God smile”

March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day. For this date, the newsletter of the archdiocese of Atlanta approached the offices of Rosary Makers of America, a training program started by Nicholas Kemdi Ihenacho, a doctor who met Opus Dei in Nigeria.

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“Life is more important than luggage”

After an exhausting flight from their burnt-out hometown, two Ukrainian mothers and their children have found shelter in Hohewand conference center in Austria.

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Food for More Than 50,000 People

The students of Los Cerros (a school in Colombia), in collaboration with the Food Bank, have collected more than 9,600 cans of food that will be distributed to vulnerable families in Bogota.

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