Novena to the Immaculate Conception

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Novena to the Immaculate Conception

A Novena to the Immaculate Conception will be celebrated in several venues in Nairobi and Kampala from Sunday 30th November until Monday 8th December....

Discharged on time

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Discharged on time

My father, who is quite elderly, fell sick of malaria and pneumonia just a week before I needed to travel to Madrid to witness the Beatification...

Kianda Collects for Lodwar

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Kianda Collects for Lodwar

Bishop Dominc Kimengich of Lodwar was present at Kianda School, Nairobi recently to receive a cheque for 200,000 kshs. The students have been...

"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...

"Untiring in self-giving"

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"Untiring in self-giving"

On November 8 in Rome, the Prelate of Opus Dei conferred diaconal ordination on 32 faithful of the Prelature. In his homily he urged them to be...

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...

Prelate's Trip to Russia

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Prelate's Trip to Russia

In Moscow's Cathedral, Bishop Javier Echevarría and the Archbishop of Moscow, Paul Pezzi, celebrated a Thanksgiving Mass for the beatification of...

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...

Message of the day

“Be ‘savagely sincere’ in spiritual direction”

If that dumb devil mentioned in the Gospel gets into your soul, he will spoil everything. On the other hand, if you get rid of him immediately, everything will turn out well; you will carry on merrily, and all will be well. Resolve firmly to be ``savagely sincere'' in spiritual direction (always keeping your good manners) and to be sincere immediately. (The Forge, 127)

As I have already said, we all have our defects. But our defects should never be a reason for us to turn away from God’s Love. Rather should they lead us to cling to that Love, sheltering within his divine goodness, as the warriors of old did by climbing into their suits of armour. Our defense is the cry ecce ego, quia vocasti me [1], here I am, because you have called me. Just because we discover how fragile we are is no reason to run away from God. What we must do is to attack our defects,...

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