“He died with his boots on”: Fr Peter Haverty, a faithful priest to the end
Fr Peter Haverty (1934-2023) met St Josemaria in his youth and was a priest for over sixty years.
Pedro Ballester, a friend of his friends
Pedro Ballester died in 2018 in Manchester, at the age of 21, from bone cancer. He had an ordinary life, which left an extraordinary mark. We have interviewed Fr George Boronat, author of Pedro’s biography, to describe the life of this English boy, “who had a genuine love for people and that is why he attracted them.”
Documentary on the life of Pedro Ballester
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.
A petite, gentle woman with the strength of steel: Jadwiga Osostowicz (1925-2022)
Exiled from Poland by Stalin’s army in 1939 to the Ural Mountains, she escaped 9000 miles on foot and by train to Palestine. Eventually settling in London, she became one of the first supernumerary members of Opus Dei in the UK. The President of Poland awarded her with the Siberian Exiles’ Cross in 2021.