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...

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...

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...

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...

Now I am one of you

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Now I am one of you

April 4th 1989. Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, Prelate of Opus Dei, had just been accorded the honours of an elder in the Kenyatta International...

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...

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...

Parental Authority

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Parental Authority

A new article in the series on family education offers some ideas on how to help children manage their freedom.

Message of the day

“God in his providence is continuously leading us forward”

As long as there is struggle, ascetical struggle, there is interior life. That is what Our Lord is asking of us: the will to want to love him with deeds, in the little things of every day. If you have conquered in little things, you will conquer in big ones. (The Way of the Cross, Third Station, 2)

I ought to put you on your guard against a trick that Satan does not hesitate to use in order to rob us of our peace. He never takes a holiday! A time may come when he sows doubts in our minds, tempting us to think that we are slipping sadly backwards and are making scarcely any progress. The conviction may grow upon us that, in spite of all our efforts to improve, we are getting worse. I can assure you that normally this pessimistic judgement is mere fantasy, a deception that needs to be...

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