Nourish this faith
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. "Nourish this faith” is the story of Fr Matt, a Welsh parish priest who was helped by Opus Dei to follow his vocation to the priesthood.
I didn't want to be a nurse
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. "I didn't want to be a nurse” is the story of Shaunagh, from Manchester, who wants to transmit her faith to friends who are far from God or have no religion.
Looking for formation
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. "Looking for formation” is the story of Stephen, from Scotland, who found Opus Dei when he was looking for help to build a solid spiritual life.
“Fatigue and tiredness, tears and suffering”
You don't know whether it is physical depression or a sort of interior tiredness that has come over you, or both at the same time. You fight without fighting, without the desire of an authentic positive improvement, to transmit the joy and love of Christ to souls. I wish to remind you of the clear words of the Holy Spirit: only those who fight genuinely, in spite of everything, will be crowned. (Furrow, 163)
Cheerfulness, and supernatural and human optimism, can go hand in hand with physical tiredness, with sorrow, with tears (because we have a heart), and with difficulties in our interior life or our apostolic work. He who is perfectus Deus, perfectus Homo ‑‑ perfect God and perfect Man ‑‑ and who enjoyed every happiness in Heaven, chose to experience fatigue and tiredness, tears and suffering|... so that we might understand that …
"Working on Trust": On Family & Parenting
This series of videos is intended to help parents in the education of their children. The videos draw upon the teachings of Saint Josemaria, who was passionate about freedom and the educational role of parents.
The Adventure of Marriage: 6 Episode Series
In this series of six videos, Sole and Juampi, an Argentinian couple, share the story of their joys and sorrows, struggles and victories in their married life together. These six videos could serve as a resource for pre-marriage courses and for young couples.
Just Start. Ways to Help People
The eleven videos in this series on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, offered each month during the Jubilee Year of Mercy, can now be accessed on a single page.
"The Heart of Work": Saint Josemaria's Vision
A short video with selections from Saint Josemaria's preaching that illustrate what he means by "sanctifying our work" and striving to find God in our work and daily life.
The Creativity of Charity
How can I help assist those in need? Where do I start? This short documentary shows creative ways in which Catholics from various countries have responded to the needs of those around them.
What Faith Means When You're 20
A video-series featuring young people from various countries talking about how their faith influences their daily lives. In this first video, some of them say a few words about what faith means for them.
“I discovered God little by little, through the affection of my friends”
When Fiona was born, her parents decided not to baptize her so that, when she was older, she should decide for herself. It was thanks to the example her friends that this came about.
God's Blessings on My Family
From Macau, Betty Lee talks about getting to know Opus Dei and how the formation she receives has brought her and her family closer to God. An article originally published in Chinese.
Time for God and My Whole Family
Pedro, who lost his mother when he was five, studied architecture at the university. Now married and with 8 children, he talks about how he came to realize the need to put God first in his life, along with his whole family.
Where I felt safe
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. "Where I felt safe” is the story of Ilyas, who met Christianity in Netherhall House in 1980.
Meeting Love made Man
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. "Meeting Love made Man” is the story of Julia, a supernumerary member of Opus Dei who lives in London.
Five Children on Earth and Two in Heaven
Alejandro and Adriana, who live in Guadalajara, Mexico, tell us the story of their family, with its great sorrows, and even greater joys.