"He waits for us every day, in the laboratory, in the operating theatre, in the army barracks, in the university chair, in the factory, in the workshop, in the fields, in the home and in all the immense panorama of work.” Saint Josemaría
"He waits for us every day, in the laboratory, in the operating theatre, in the army barracks, in the university chair, in the factory, in the workshop, in the fields, in the home and in all the immense panorama of work.”
Óscar Migueles writes about the joy he discovered in friendship: "When you're involved in something good, you invite the people you care about."
I was very young when I arrived in Kenya. I was grateful that from the beginning, I did not feel alone. Immediately I realized that I was another link in a chain and would be picking the baton from many brave women who worked from the first moment to bring the message of Opus Dei to Africa.
Olamide is a pharmacist by profession and a basketball coach. Through a passionate training of upcoming student basketballers, she is creating a furrow of diligence in little things.
This is the fifth of a series of interviews commemorating the 75th anniversary of Opus Dei coming to Ireland. In this episode, Ciara Mannion describes how she finds meaning everyday by loving others in and through her work. Ciara is a wife and mother of two living in Galway.
World Youth Day 2023 will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 1 to 6 August. Four young Chileans talk about how they're preparing for the event.
"It was the presence of the Blessed Virgin that truly made our meeting meaningful." Twelve years after that first meeting, Luca and Maria share how devotion to Mary has helped them face the challenges of daily life.
Yesterday I was kicked out from the exam room because I had not cleared my fees. I called my mum but she did not have the money and I also called other donors who usually support me but this time they did not have the money which was around Ksh 7,000/= (50 Dollars).
We spent the last two weeks of our holidays helping needy students in the north of Mombasa.
We realised that the suffering they had endured was hidden in their smiles and only in their eyes could one make out an unwavering determination to better their lives and those of their children.
Blessing Nina Emmanuel narrates her journey to the faith while in the university.
We share the self-narrated story of Collins a young lawyer, fresh out of Law School who, despite his inexperience and lack of means, could not hold himself back from helping people in need. The sight of someone in handcuffs, the cry of a mother whose only son was about to be jailed for a petty reason, innocent people who only needed a lawyer to speak for them… these were some of the sights that elicited empathy from Collins, and he decided to help, often without invitation.
Raquel Escudier, a mother of two from San Fernando (Spain), sought peace and balance. Her life took a dramatic turn when a Buddhist lama told her she needed to go to Mass every day.
Monick Tello is a Peruvian numerary who moved to Stockholm, Sweden seventeen years ago. She writes about her experience at World Youth Day in Lisbon this summer and how the Pope's invitation to acknowledge our roots inspired her.
Nkem, a young mother and a supernumerary of Opus Dei, shares her adventure of teaching catechism classes in Lagos with other mothers of young children.
Everything started with a small program of solidarity in the school and now we are helping a big number of people in Togo and Kenya.
Last June 26 has perpetually remained engraved in my memory because I participated in several Masses in honour of St. Josemaría in Ghana, and it was the first time I would celebrate his feast outside Nigeria. The idea was made possible thanks to a conference on family medicine I attended a month earlier, in May, at Elmina, in Ghana’s Central Region.
Pau is a musician and a painter, and he has a very personal relationship with God. In this video, he explains how he turns everything into prayer and finds joy in all of it.
“I’ve rarely been prouder of anyone.” In this series of interviews, pairs of friends from different parts of the world talk about how they met, what they value about each other, and how they navigate their differences.