"Sanctity is made up of heroic acts. Therefore, in our work we are asked for the heroism of finishing properly the tasks committed to us, day after day, even though they are the same tasks.” Saint Josemaría
"Sanctity is made up of heroic acts. Therefore, in our work we are asked for the heroism of finishing properly the tasks committed to us, day after day, even though they are the same tasks.”
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.
During the 75th anniversary year of Opus Dei's arrival in Britain we will be posting a number of videos about people whose daily lives have been changed by their strengthened faith.
“Early on February 24 we heard the news that Putin had invaded Ukraine. I spoke with Vova, my foster son, and heard these words on the other end that made me tremble: ‘Mother, I don’t want to die.’” Thus María José begins her story, from Seville.
Michal, a supernumerary of Opus Dei living in Poland and the father of four children, recounts his family’s efforts over the past days to assist the flood of refugees arriving from Ukraine.
Bruno lived in the world of drugs. He hit rock bottom and went through a rehabilitation process. And God showed Himself to him in the sacraments, in the homeless, and in his job in a supermarket warehouse.
Tiago is a health-care worker specializing in medical emergencies in Lisbon. He was at the forefront in the fight against the pandemic. One day he returned to God in the Sacrament of Confession and this helped him to be a better husband, father and worker.
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.
Fifty years after the arrival of the first women of the Work in Las Palmas of Gran Canaria, here are the stories of four of them, who express their gratitude for all the fruit they have seen over the years.
Father Matteo Olivieri spent several years studying law in Italy to become a magistrate, while earning money in the meantime as a professional rugby player. Here he recounts how our Lord showed him his path in life as a priest.
Her father died and their home was destroyed in the supertyphoon last December in the Philippines. Mags Amamag narrates how amid all the chaos she always sensed God's fatherly providence.
Writing from Nigeria, Jacinta describes her struggle to overcome her addiction to Instagram, and the help she received from the writings of Saint Josemaria.
Silvano Borruso was one of the first members of Opus Dei that St. Josemaria sent to begin the Work in Kenya. He arrived in September of 1960 and passed away on Saturday 1st January 2022 after a long illness. This is an abridged interview from Strathmore School on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the beginning of Opus Dei.
Alejandro and Adriana, who live in Guadalajara, Mexico, tell us the story of their family, with its great sorrows, and even greater joys.
A Polish saying goes: “a guest in the house, God in the house.” The story of a Polish family that has opened its doors to Ukrainian refugees.
Tracy Fernandes, an executive analyst in finance, works and lives in the crowded city of Mumbai, India. Here she describes how her daily life has changed after getting to know Opus Dei.
Joanna, the mother of four children, works as an information technology consultant in Lisbon. After going through a dark period in her life, she recovered her joy after discovering the possibility of coming close to God in her daily life.
Sergio, an artist living in São Paulo, Brazil, shares the path that led him to discover the true value of his work and how to sanctify it.
Desmond and Eric share a common interest in poetry and writing. What started out as a mere professional dealing has blossomed into a trusting and beautiful friendship.