"Sanctifying ordinary work"

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"Sanctifying ordinary work"

Dr. Susan Kibue is the Dean, Faculty of Architecture at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). She speaks about her call to...

Alvaro is more than a drink

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Alvaro is more than a drink

A bottle and a man come to my mind every time I hear the name "Alvaro". The bottle, known to many in Kenya but few out there, is a rich blend between...

Kenyan documentary on Don Alvaro

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Kenyan documentary on Don Alvaro

In this documentary, aired on a Kenyan TV station before Don Alvaro's beatification, we are introduced to his life, his teachings, and the miracle by...

I met Blessed Alvaro Del Portillo

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I met Blessed Alvaro Del Portillo

My name is Edith Katama. I was introduced to Opus Dei in the early 1980’s when we were in exile in Kenya as a family. By the time we returned to...

Sophie's Family

Sophie's Family

Sophie, a Cooperator of Opus Dei in France, talks about confronting her husband's devastating accident a few months after their marriage, with the...

800 Photos from the Beatification

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800 Photos from the Beatification

Over 800 high definition photos from the events in Madrid and Rome from September 27 to October 2 for the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo.

Pope Francis Beatifies Paul VI

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Pope Francis Beatifies Paul VI

With the presence of Benedict XVI, Pope Francis beatified Paul VI, who held fast "with farsightedness and wisdom – and at times alone – to the helm...

Sanctifying the World "From Within"

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Sanctifying the World "From Within"

To restore a Christian tone to society, the most powerful weapon we have is prayer, and work turned into prayer. A new article in the series on...

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"Give us hearts to measure up to Yours!"

"I give you thanks, my Jesus, for your decision to become perfect Man, with a Heart which loved and is most loveable; which loved unto death and suffered; which was filled with joy and sorrow; which delighted in the things of men and showed us the way to Heaven; which subjected itself heroically to duty and acted with mercy; which watched over the poor and the rich and cared for sinners and the just. I give you thanks, my Jesus. Give us hearts to measure up to Yours!" (Furrow, 813)

If you are an apostle, death for you will be a good friend who helps you on your way. (The Way, 735)

And when death comes as it undoubtedly will, we will greet it with joy, as I have seen so many people greet it in the ordinary circumstances of their life. With joy: for if we have imitated Christ in doing good — in obeying and carrying the cross in spite of our personal deficiencies — we will rise like Christ: "for he has truly risen." [Lk 24:34] (Christ is Passing By, 21,...

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