Archive: Personal testimonies

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"What more can I do?"

"What more can I do?"

As we face a global health crisis, we may find ourselves feeling helpless or at a loss about the best ways to respond or react. What difference can one person really make to improve such a complex situation? The example of Joanna from Singapore shows that knowledge of one’s personal circumstances, a network of good friends, and a bit of initiative can go a long way.

Little House, Big Family!

Little House, Big Family!

At the beginning of the fifth week of quarantine I was asked “How are you managing with all your kids in that little house of yours?” My husband and I have a happy little brood of nine children ranging in ages from 5 to 22.

The "Covid Backliners"

The "Covid Backliners"

A husband and wife team coordinate an emergency supply chain of food and medical supplies to support their local hospitals and essential services. It all began with a simple question: what can we do to help?

Our Family in Corona Time

Our Family in Corona Time

Richard and Maria Büchsenmeister live in Jeging in Upper Austria. The two supernumeraries have a lot of experience in offering guidance to other families. No wonder, since they have 12 children themselves.

"I want them to feel loved too"

Aline studies Geology and volunteers at the Jurujuba Project for young girls from a poor neighborhood in Niterói, Brazil. She explains how the spirit of Opus Dei helps her to look for opportunities to serve those around her.

"Our faith united all of us"

Irvin and Lilly had 11 children. One died and another child, Maria Jose, was born with an incurable and apparently fatal disease. Then, six years ago, Lilly died from cancer. A new testimony about Opus Dei's apostolic work in Puerto Rico.

Marian: Bursting the Bubble

Marian from Puerto Rico says she grew up in a "bubble": between her family and her school, all her needs were always met. All of that changed after doing some community service at school. Motivated by Saint Josemaria's encouragement to foster a genuine concern for every person, she also wants to help others to see beyond their own immediate needs.