“I confessed a sin I found it hard to confess, and walked away relieved”
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.
In Colombia: Online Apostolate During the Pandemic
Although forced to shift to virtual means when the pandemic struck, the means of formation have multiplied, with more people than ever taking part.
In Poland: A Script Written by God
Last March, a few days after her 80th birthday, Agnieszka’s mother passed away in Warsaw from Covid-19. But the script that God was writing had a happy ending.
Sunday: a New Creation and a New Exodus
An article by Fr Joseph Evans on the recent letter by the bishops of England and Wales urging the faithful to return to Sunday Mass because of its central role in our spiritual life.
A Dream Wedding… That Ended At McDonald’s
This story of a wedding begins in Puebla, Mexico, where Rocio Rondero, a 27-year-old Mexican woman, met René, who had come from Gijon in northwestern Spain to work in Mexico.
Alvaro, a Beacon for his Friends
In the early hours of April 16-17, 2021, Alvaro de Pedroso Siqueira, a young supernumerary of Opus Dei, died from Covid in São Paulo, Brazil. Testimonies soon began arriving from many friends who testified to how Alvaro had helped them come closer to God.
Driving for a Change
Lauan University Center volunteers collected and distributed food and care packages to jeepney drivers and their families whose incomes were drastically cut by the pandemic restrictions.
“Face Time”: The graces of a quieter Christmas
Perhaps one of the graces of a “Covid-Christmas” may be a more serene and deeper contemplation of Christ who is, in the Holy Father’s words, 'Misericordiae Vultus', that is, “the Face of the Father’s Mercy”, writes Fr Donncha Ó hAodha in the current issue of 'Position Papers'.
“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.
“Filling in” for the Affection of their Families
As in so many places during the health crisis, the residence for the elderly where Rafa works has had to multiply its efforts to care lovingly and professionally for the people there.