Jerry, Anglican Pastor and Cooperator of Opus Dei
Jerry is an Anglican minister who assists people fleeing from ISIS in the Middle East. He says being a Cooperator is a great help for him in his personal life and ministry.
Working Together: New Video about Cooperators
People around the world talk about what it means to be a cooperator of Opus Dei and how it brings them encouragement in their daily lives.
"Wherever I Am": Sanctifying Family Life and Daily Work
Ayra, a Cooperator of Opus Dei in Macau, says that she has learned how to better care for her family and remain joyful and at peace in times of difficulty: "Embracing my crosses with a smile makes a difference in me and those around me wherever I am."
Trapped by the Floods in Germany
“Move fast! You’re in danger. Put what you need for three days in a knapsack. We’ll come back for you in a few minutes.” José Santos. a Portuguese doctor, recounts his dramatic experience during the recent floods in Germany.
"An Our Father, two Hail Marys... and that’s all?”
Alberto, who lives in Oporto, Portugal, is the son of a fisherman. A Cooperator of Opus Dei, he speaks about rediscovering the sacrament of Confession after 18 years.
In Sickness and in Health
Twenty years ago Javier suffered a serious car accident that left him confined to a wheelchair. But despite everything, he and Begoña decided to get married, and their life together has been very fruitful.
“I know that prayer saved us”
Gisela, a cooperator of Opus Dei in Ecuador, recounts how prayer helped her family overcome Covid when she was pregnant.
In Macau: "We learned to adapt as a family"
Monica talks about how she and her family have learned to adapt to pandemic restrictions in Macau, in southern China, and to thank God for all his small daily gifts.
Nathalie, Cooperator of Opus Dei
Nathalie lives in a rural district of Canada with her husband and eight children. When told by doctors that her youngest child would be born with a severe genetic disorder, she confronted the situation with great faith in God.
"An apostle of joy"
Fabio, a cooperator of Opus Dei in Italy, died recently due to a cancerous tumor. A friend of his recounts the story of his life, marked by joy and generous self-giving.