I wish to honour a great priest

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I wish to honour a great priest

Andrew Gicharu, is planning to attend the beatification of don Alvaro del Portillo from Nairobi. He has a disability which he suffered after an...

Inaugural Exhibition about Don Alvaro

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Inaugural Exhibition about Don Alvaro

Saturday 30th August at 10 am saw the launching of the exhibition A Saint in Figures about don Alvaro del Portillo, soon to be beatified in Madrid on...

From Kenya to the NFL

From Kenya to the NFL

Indianapolis Colts rookie linebacker Daniel Adongo says that the spiritual and human values he learned at Strathmore School in Kenya have helped him...

A roof over their heads

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A roof over their heads

25 students from 6 different countries come together to build an accommodation block for 200 schoolgirls in Homa Bay, Western Kenya.

Bloom where you are planted

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Bloom where you are planted

Opus Dei started in Kenya in 1958 by the direct impulse of Saint Josemaria Escriva. Kenya was the first country in Africa where faithful of Opus Dei...

A Saint in Figures

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 A Saint in Figures

Strathmore University has been chosen as the first venue for the Exhibition A Saint in figures; that, from 30th will tour the East Africa geography....

"Eternally young"

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"Eternally young"

In a get-together filmed in Bogota, Colombia in 1983, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo insisted that we Christians have to be always young, with a...

"A Lesson of Love"

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"A Lesson of Love"

Angelique Ferrali is a Cooperator of Opus Dei who lives in Switzerland and teaches tennis. She recalls a Mass celebrated by Don Alvaro when she was a...

"The Church's Universality"

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"The Church's Universality"

Eelis Nguyen, a convert from Buddhism, lives and works in Helsinki. He says that he is looking forward to going to the beatification of Alvaro del...

From Kenya to the NFL

From Kenya to the NFL

Indianapolis Colts rookie linebacker Daniel Adongo says that the spiritual and human values he learned at Strathmore School in Kenya have helped him...

Message of the day

“Each one of you should strive to become another Christ”

It has cost a lot to begin getting rid of those niggling worries and forgetting about those personal things you were looking forward to. They may have been few and not very splendid, but they were deeply rooted. In exchange, you are sure now that you are interested and concerned about your brothers, and only about them, for you have learned to discover Jesus Christ in your neighbor. (Furrow, 765)

If we do not wish to waste our time in useless activities, or in making excuses about the difficulties in our environment — for there have always been difficulties ever since Christianity began — we must remember that Christ has decreed that success in attracting our fellow men will depend, as a rule, on how much interior life we ourselves have. Christ has stipulated that our apostolic endeavors will only be effective if we are saints; rather (let me put it more correctly) if we strive to be...

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