EWTN Segment on Opus Dei

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EWTN Segment on Opus Dei

Opus Dei means Work of God. Fr. Joseph Mary Wolfe is joined by John Coverdale, who worked with Opus Dei founder St. Jose Maria Escriva. They explore...

"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...

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...

Thank you, Blessed Alvaro

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Thank you, Blessed Alvaro

Dozens of personal stories about people from all over the world who attended the events for Alvaro del Portillo's beatification in Madrid and Rome....

"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...

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...

Message of the day

“May you not lack simplicity”

Look: the apostles, for all their evident and undeniable defects, were sincere, simple... transparent. You too have evident and undeniable defects. May you not lack simplicity. (The Way, 932)

The first Apostles, for whom I have great affection and devotion, were nothing to boast about, humanly speaking. With the exception of Matthew, who probably earned a comfortable living which he left behind at the behest of Jesus, the Apostles were mere fishermen. They lived a meager existence, fishing all night to keep food on the table.

But social status is unimportant. They weren’t educated; they weren’t even very bright, if we judge from their reaction to supernatural things. Finding...

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