Opus Dei in Kenya

The fisherman and the tiny fish

The fisherman and the tiny fish

A joke is said that the fish celebrated when they heard our Lord telling Simon Peter and his brother Andrew that … “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men." For as far as the fish were concerned, the long awaited freedom was gained that moment

Kimlea Technical Training Centre

Near Nairobi, Kenya, Kimlea began in 1989 under the encouragement of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo. To date about 12,000 women have benefited, most of them young girls working on the tea and coffee plantations.

Someone holy in your life

Someone holy in your life

I have never seen any angels. I have never heard any divine words being whispered in my ear. I have never been caught up into heaven to see the throne of God. I have never seen Jesus appear to me. I have never experienced any apparitions of any kind.

Interior Quiet in the Digital Age

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Interior Quiet in the Digital Age

Faced with all the "noise" of the new technologies, we need to foster the interior quiet than enables us to hear the voice of the Holy Spirit in our...

"Learning to forgive"

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"Learning to forgive"

In a get-together in Mexico in 1983, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo insists that we need to learn how to forgive others, so that God will forgive us.

Someone holy in your life

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Someone holy in your life

I have never seen any angels. I have never heard any divine words being whispered in my ear. I have never been caught up into heaven to see the throne...

Message of the day

“Examine yourself: slowly, courageously”

Examination of conscience: a daily task. Book-keeping is never neglected by anyone in business. And is there any business worth more than the business of eternal life? (The Way, 235)

Examine yourself: slowly, courageously. Is it not true that your bad humour and your gloominess, both without cause--without apparent cause--are due to your lack of determination in breaking the subtle but real snares laid for you--cunningly and attractively--by your concupiscence? (The Way, 237)

Always end your examination with an act of Love--of Love-sorrow: for yourself, for all the sins of men. And consider the fatherly care of God in removing the obstacles in your way lest you...

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