18 Articles

Saint Josemaria in Nigeria

The adventure of organising a Mass in honour of Saint Josemaria in Abeokuta, Nigeria. This year, over 200 Masses were celebrated in cities and towns around Nigeria.

Devotion and Favors

A Priest on a Dusty Road

Fr. Joaquim Cabanyes died at the age of 62 in Nigeria, due to Covid-19. Jaime remembers meeting him on a hot dusty road 20 years ago, in the middle of Nigeria.

Recent News

My Benin Food-Drive in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ella, a recent graduate, shares her experience in assisting the needy in Benin City. Despite being in Calabar, she was able to work remotely in organizing a team of volunteers in Benin to provide palliatives and health and safety measures to some indigent people in Benin City.

Social initiatives

"A woman of steel, in following Christ"

A testimony to Rosario "Charo" Basterra, who helped begin Opus Dei's apostolic work with women in Nigeria. The story includes an amateur video by Chinenye O.

Recent News

"Being the Best Mom that I Can Be"

Ijeoma, a medical doctor and member of the Prelature living in Nigeria, talks about her decision to be the "full-time" mother of five children.

Personal testimonies

A "Pan-African" Apostolic Workshop

A group of Opus Dei faithful from various African countries met in Uganda recently to reflect on how to best confront challenges in spreading the faith in Africa today.

Recent News

Law and God's Love

Nkem Agboti, a lawyer in Lagos, Nigeria, speaks about the inspiration she finds in Blessed Guadalupe Ortiz's life, her discovery of family values, the need to bring the faith to her friends, the value of little things and her involvement in pro-life activities.

Personal testimonies

Pope's Prayer Intention for September

Africa's greatest wealth is its young people, who need to have access to education and work possibilities, Pope Francis says in his prayer intention for this month.

From the Church and the Pope

Video Highlights of the Prelate of Opus Dei's Visit to Nigeria

The Prelate of Opus Dei, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz spent one week in Nigeria from 19 to 26 July 2018. During this time, he met with hundreds of faithful of the Prelature and their friends. This video is a quick snapshot of the packed week.

From the Prelate

Six New Priests of Opus Dei in Africa

On 5 May 2018, 31 new priests of the Prelature of Opus Dei were ordained in Rome by Cardinal Robert Sarah. Six are from Africa.

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