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...

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...

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...

A roof over their heads

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A roof over their heads

25 students from 6 different countries come together to build an accommodation block for 200 schoolgirls in Homa Bay, Western Kenya.

Bloom where you are planted

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Bloom where you are planted

Opus Dei started in Kenya in 1958 by the direct impulse of Saint Josemaria Escriva. Kenya was the first country in Africa where faithful of Opus Dei...

A Saint in Figures

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 A Saint in Figures

Strathmore University has been chosen as the first venue for the Exhibition A Saint in figures; that, from 30th will tour the East Africa geography....

Unity of Life in Professional Work

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Unity of Life in Professional Work

“Any honorable work can be prayer and all prayerful work is apostolate. In this way the soul develops a unity of life, which is both simple and...

Mass of Thanksgiving

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Mass of Thanksgiving

Mass celebrated by Bishop Javier Echevarria on September 28 in thanksgiving for the beatification. Offered integrally with singing and without...

"Graces for the entire Church"

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"Graces for the entire Church"

Nelida de Jesus lives in Amsterdam and works as a law professor. She is "sure God will grant many graces for the entire Church" with the beatification...

Message of the day

“God is not removing you from your environment”

God is not removing you from your environment. He is not taking you away from the world, or from your condition in life, or from your noble human ambitions, or from your professional work... But he wants you to be a saint ‑‑ right there! (The Forge, 362)

Be convinced that our professional vocation is an essential and inseparable part of our condition as Christians. Our Lord wants you to be holy in the place where you are, in the job you have chosen for whatever reason. To me, every job that is not opposed to the divine law is good and noble, and capable of being raised to the supernatural plane, that is, inserted into the constant flow of Love which defines the life of a child of God...

We must avoid the error of thinking we can reduce...

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